The best UK attractions for spring travel

The best UK attractions for spring travel

The UK is not known to have the harshest winters in Europe, but that doesn't mean that the arrival of spring is not an occasion for people to get out of the house and enjoy the warm weather, sunshine and other outdoors attractions. Spring on the British Isles is a riot of colors, from the flowers that bloom by the millions in the countryside, to the fresh green grass and sometimes cloudless sky. If you visit the UK in spring, it is your chance to celebrate the renewal of nature by going outs... [ read more ]

Top 5 picturesque villages in Scotland

Top 5 picturesque villages in Scotland

Scotland is one of the most remarkable countries in the world, and not only because of its craggy mountains, crystal clear loughs and windswept coast, castles and ruins. Scotland is at its best in towns, villages and cities exploding with life and color, and one of the best travel experiences you could have here is to simply watch people go about their day to day lives. Rural life in Scotland preserves many elements of the past, from architecture to cuisine and traditional crafts. Seeing the... [ read more ]

The best restaurants in Edinburgh

The best restaurants in Edinburgh

  All countries in Europe have something special to their cuisine, some unique features that they can call their very own. But as much as cuisines differ, perhaps one of most distinctive ones is Scottish food. Although cultural exchange over the centuries brought many international dishes to Scotland, authentic Scottish cuisine is still a strong influence in many of the best restaurants. So if you find yourself in Edinburgh during your travels, you will be in the perfect location to ... [ read more ]

The most interesting museums in Wales

The most interesting museums in Wales

Wales has struggled for centuries to maintain its independence and its national spirit intact, and after changing t hands several times it finally settled into a comfortable rhythm in the 20th century. Although part of the UK (and just like the other countries in the UK), Wales is fiercely proud of its culture, and does its best to preserve it, along with the nature-given beauty that resides in its national parks. Welsh cities, towns and villages can keep you busy for days while you explore ... [ read more ]

The best horseracing courses in the UK

The best horseracing courses in the UK

Cricket is the closes thing to a national sport in the UK, although its origin is disputed between three of the four countries in the kingdom. But another sport that has been around for ages and has garnered just as strong a following is horse racing. You might not see the Queen or some other member of the British aristocracy at a cricket game very often, but you will almost always see them at a race. Horseracing in Britain is never boring whichever type of race you pick: flat racing, or rac... [ read more ]

Visiting Greenwich, London

Visiting Greenwich, London

London has many famous districts, some of which are known for their parks, palaces and famous inhabitants, others for their fancy shops and shopping districts, or their cultural and historical attractions. But one of the districts that most people first hear about, before knowing about everything else that London has to offer, is Greenwich - kids all over the world hear the name in geography lessons when they learn about meridians. Them Prime Meridian was established at an international meet... [ read more ]

The best sights in Northern Ireland

The best sights in Northern Ireland

Perhaps because Northern Ireland has been ravaged by civil unrest for a long time, or maybe the fact that it is located on another island entirely, has made this part of the United Kingdom less of a tourist target than England, Scotland or Wales. However, despite initial reticence, more and more tourists are now discovering the breath-taking natural wonders of Nothern Ireland, as well as its cultural and historical heritage. While some still consider Northern Ireland merely an extension of t... [ read more ]

Top 5 most haunted pubs in Britain

Top 5 most haunted pubs in Britain

Most people don't like going to the pub and having a drink alone, and if you are one of them then here is a solution for the times when your mates don't have time to come and have a pint with you - go to a pub where no matter what you do, you'll never be truly alone! Because there are pubs all around the UK where many people believe that even if you sit down alone at the table, you might have invisible company. Check out the top 5 most haunted pubs in Britain, and maybe next Halloween you wo... [ read more ]

The best entertainment venues in Birmingham

The best entertainment venues in Birmingham

If you still believe the old stereotype that the Brits have stiff upper lips, Birmingham is the kind of place that will change your mind. There are few other cities in the UK where you can have more fun than in Birmingham, day in and day out. The days when Birmingham was considered a boring and dreary city are long over, and today it can very well compete for the title of the UK's entertainment capital. Whatever you like to do in your free time, you will find some place in Birmingham where y... [ read more ]