The best seaside villages in the UK

The best seaside villages in the UK

The British coast is a great place to be in summer, especially if you are planning on enjoying yourself in the countryside. And if you want to enjoy it as much as possible, a small seaside village is the best base of exploration you can find. The coast is dotted not only with well to do resort towns, but also inconspicuous yet very picturesque villages where you can always find a friendly bed and breakfast or hotel where you can spend the night. Here are the best seaside villages in the UK, ... [ read more ]

A short guide to getting around the UK

A short guide to getting around the UK

So you've traveled to the UkK for a holiday, and once you've gotten off your plane, you find yourself at the mercy of the local means of transport. Unless you plan on staying in one city for the whole duration of your stay, you can't avoid making use of the public (or private) transport systems of the UK. And to make it easier for you, here's a short guide to getting around the UK, which will teach you a trick or two about taking full advantage of the UK's trains, buses, ferries or taxis. R... [ read more ]

Summer shopping paradises in the UK

Summer shopping paradises in the UK

No one can deny that the UK is not a shopping paradise - you can hardly take a trip to the UK's big cities without being tempted into spending some money by some big department store or a quaint little shop. But if you're planning a major shopping trip, then you should definitely be aware of where you can find the biggest concentration of shops and stores - shopping paradises, in other words. So if you want to make sure that you return home from your trip loaded with shopping bags, here are ... [ read more ]

The best cafes in Edinburgh

The best cafes in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is one of the most unique and scenic cities in Scotland, and the entire UK at that.  If you are planning on visiting Edinburgh properly, you will probably walk your feet off, and after so much sightseeing you will most definitely want to stop at a cafe for some refreshments and snacks. There are a lot of very good coffee shops in Edinburgh, and it's not difficult to find one, but if you want to make sure that you choose a very good one, here's a list of the best cafes in Edinburgh. T... [ read more ]

The best Arthurian sites in Britain

The best Arthurian sites in Britain

There are many legends surrounding King Arthur and the knights of the roundtable, who are possibly the best known figures of English mythology. While the stories of King Arthur have been shrouded in magic and mystery, some people think that the legends are based on real, historical figures. Either way, Arthurian sites abound in the UK, and while some of them are associated with myths, others are believed to be the historical sites where the real King Arthur has lived or fought in his lifetim... [ read more ]