Top 5 ghost walks in the UK

Top 5 ghost walks in the UK

British literature is full of ghost stories, some for children and some for adults, but what they have in common is their extraordinary creepiness. British writers are masters of horror and ghost stories, which is not surprising seeing as they have had more than enough legends, myths and folklore to inspire them. There's hardly a city, town or village in the UK that doesn't have its local ghost stories, and the locals are far from hiding them. Instead, local legends are used as a basis for ghost... [ read more ]

The best theme parks in the UK

The best theme parks in the UK

The Uk has loads of attractions of cultural or historical nature, but if what you want is some simple, old-fashioned fun, leave the museums or the shopping centers for a while and head to a theme park. Rides that thrill you, scare you or make you laugh are the best antidote for a boring day, and you can be sure to find at least a couple of attractions that will entertain you. For a pick of the best theme parks around, here’s a list of the best theme parks in the UK.  Alton Towers, Alton Staf... [ read more ]

Top 5 iconic attractions in London

Top 5 iconic attractions in London

London is an eminently touristy city, and when it comes to destinations that are so popular with tourists as the UK capital, an unofficial cannon of tourist attractions is always created, and these sights are generally the ones that every new visitor will go and see. Even if you’ve seen pictures of these attractions thousands of times, nothing beats seeing them in person. So embrace the cliche and visit some of these top 5 iconic attractions in London, it will be worth it! London Eye London ... [ read more ]

A short guide to the Cotswolds

A short guide to the Cotswolds

The British countryside is already the stuff of legends among travelers and would be travelers, and they provide a nice counterpoint to the fame of the UK as a cultural or shopping paradise. Sure, British weather tends to be on the wet and cloudy side, but nothing can deter the intrepid traveler from exploring the beauty and wonders of the countryside. And among all rural regions in the UK, the Cotswolds, the gentle hilly region in south-central England, is among the most picturesque. So if you ... [ read more ]

Things to do in London on rainy days

Things to do in London on rainy days

The UK has notoriously bad weather, and although the stories about British rain are often worse than the actual weather, there are quite a few rainy days in the year, that much is true. So, given the wet weather conditions, London is a city well equipped for offering entertainment even when there's a downpour. With its wealth of museums, galleries, pubs and other exciting venues where you can take shelter from the rain, you won't be bothered by the weather at all! So here are some things to ... [ read more ]