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Top 5 places for Halloween in the United Kingdom

Spooky…bewitching…downright scary – however you like your Halloween, we’ve rounded up some of our favourite events around the United Kingdom for you and the family to explore. And to keep the nightmares at bay, we’ve suggested some nearby IHG hotels where you’re guaranteed a good night’s…
IHG Travel
October 17, 2016

10 things to know before you arrive in Edinburgh

Photo Credit: "Coastal Edinburgh" by Stuart Caie The ancient capital of Scotland, Edinburgh is a city shaped by its place in dramatic historical events and dominated by its imposing  and Gothic buildings. International visitors fall in love with Edinburgh every year, intrigued by the trove…
Kyle Coleman
June 24, 2016

10 things to know before you arrive in Birmingham

Second cities are often a lot more fun than a nation’s capital—they’re less frenetic and more relaxed, less cosmopolitan and more authentic, less touristy and more industrial. Birmingham, or Brum, is all of these. Although London, Liverpool, and Manchester shout loudly, Birmingham is only just…
Kyle Coleman
June 23, 2016

9 best live music venues in Manchester

The legendary Hacienda nightclub may be long gone, but Manchester’s live music scene continues to set trends. Here’s a brief guide to the city’s hottest venues, which are never more than a cab ride away from any number of Manchester hotels.  City centre The Ritz -…
Kyle Coleman
April 20, 2016

Navigating London’s private clubs

Private clubs are all the rage in London. We’re not talking about Sherlock Holmes-style clubs characterised by leather wing chairs and men in three-piece suits, either. These clubs attract London’s young elite looking for a place to chat with like-minded folk, imbibe the cocktail du…
Kyle Coleman
January 18, 2016

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