The best cities in Wales

The best cities in Wales

Wales is one of the most naturally beautiful and historically rich parts of the United Kingdom. The unique culture and the stunning, wide open landscapes are attracting tourists from all over the world. Although the national parks of Wales are always guaranteed to have throngs of visitors, the cities are not one bit less attractive. Welsh cities are cultural and economic hubs, so regardless of what sorts of attractions you are looking for, you will definitely find something to entertain you.... [ read more ]

The best biking trails in the UK

The best biking trails in the UK

In a country with such a variety of landscapes as the UK bike enthusiasts will find a lot to keep them busy. If you like riding your bike on terrain that is somewhat wilder than a city street, then you won't have any trouble finding some exciting bike trails in the UK. Biking is one of the best ways to go sightseeing in nature and cities both, it keeps pollution levels at a minimum and besides, it's healthy and liberating. So if you want to put your wheels to work, here are some of the best biki... [ read more ]

The best castles in the UK

The best castles in the UK

After France, the castles in the UK are probably the best known in Europe. As a legacy of a rich history, they are certainly very important, but these amazing buildings are also great eye-candy for tourists who want to see something truly stunning. The oldest castles in the country date back to the days of the Norman invasion, but no century has gone by without a castle being built, so there is quite a large selection of castles that people can visit. Some of them are private residences, but man... [ read more ]

The best tourist attractions in Manchester

The best tourist attractions in Manchester

Manchester is not only one of the historical cities of the UK, it is also a city that's famous for its musical scene, and its sports. A combination like this is guaranteed to be successful, and indeed, Manchester has quite a few tricks up its sleeves for entertaining its visitors. The industrial past that used to make the city less attractive  has given place to a vibrant and cosmopolitan atmosphere. Manchester city proper is not overly large, and it has several interesting sights that can be v... [ read more ]

Top 10 outdoor activities in London

Top 10 outdoor activities in London

London is a city like no other, where you can't get bored even if you tried. All the pubs, restaurants, shops and museums in London can keep you entertained for days and even weeks, but if you are a person who prefers the outdoors, then you won't have to give up on your preference for the world outside of buildings. London is a great place even for outdoorsy people, and there are lots of activities for visitors to do while in the UK's capital. So if you're wondering what to do during your next v... [ read more ]

Top 5 attractions in Birmingham

Top 5 attractions in Birmingham

There are many things to be said about Birmingham. It was the heart of the UK's industrial revolution, and it was (and still is) one of the wealthiest cities in the country. It also has more miles of canal than all of Venice, which is no small feat - although the canals are very different. Much of the city was destroyed in WWII, but in the past couple of decades, major rebuilding took place and Birmingham is slowly starting to spruce itself up. All in all, this West Midlands city is turning into... [ read more ]

The best beaches in the UK

The best beaches in the UK

If you're British, then you probably can't wait for summer so you can go off to sunnier, warmer places. But if you're living outside the UK, the cool British summers probably hold enough attraction for you, and a holiday on the coast of the UK is not devoid of charm any way you look at it. Contrary to what one might think, summer in the UK is not all rainy and foggy, quite the opposite. Mild weather, clear skies and gentle sea breeze are pretty much the norm on many of the best beaches in th... [ read more ]