The best hikes in Scotland

The best hikes in Scotland

Scotland is always spoken of as the wildest country in the United Kingdom, and if you take a look at the countryside, that description seem accurate enough. Scotland's landscape can be craggy, harsh and beautiful in an inhospitable way, and yet people manage to live there just fine and to build some of the most picturesque villages, towns and cities in the isles. Scotland's highlands, lochs and islands are its most emblematic features, but the country is very diverse and there's always somet... [ read more ]

The tourist attractions on Liverpool

The tourist attractions on Liverpool

Liverpool is more often than not associated with football and music (after all, it is the hometown of FC Liverpool, and famous British bands like Echo and the Bunnymen or the Beatles), but nightlife, shopping and music is not all that recommends this amazing city. Liverpool has always been a city of culture, and it can boast of a really exciting history as a port city. The city has amazing museums, monuments, and landmarks, so sightseeing around Liverpool can take some time if you want to se... [ read more ]

The best medieval sites in the UK

The best medieval sites in the UK

Medieval times might not have been very pleasant for those who lived in them, but they are certainly a huge source of fascination nowadays. Medieval-inspired books and movies, architecture, folklore are fun, but it's even more fun to explore the remnants and heritage of these dark ages. Medieval Britain is a fascinating topic if you like tales, legends, epic battles and political intrigue, and although these are things that you can learn about from books or movies, you can almost catch a gli... [ read more ]

Top 5 pubs in Liverpool

Top 5 pubs in Liverpool

Liverpool is one of the greatest football hubs of the UK, and as everybody knows, a good football match should always be followed by a few celebratory (or commiserating) pints at the pub. So it's hardly surprising that Liverpool's pub scene is downright exceptional, filled with sports pubs where fans come to watch a game or just hang out, as well as with traditional pubs where you can have a plate of Sunday roast to accompany your glass or beer. Ask any local, and they will most likely tell ... [ read more ]

Introducing Liverpool

Introducing Liverpool

Liverpool might conjure up images of footballers and stadiums for fans of UK football, but this lively city is much more than simply Liverpool FC or the Beatles. Liverpool is not just football-mad, it is also madly in love with itself. Liverpudlians have more pride for their hometown than any other city in the UK, and they are fierce in defending it, and just as fierce when it comes to criticizing it. In 2008, Liverpool was the European capital of culture, and the city's old and weathered bu... [ read more ]

The best urban travel destinations in Yorkshire

The best urban travel destinations in Yorkshire

Yorkshire county is widely regarded as the most scenic, diverse and historical counties in the UK, which is not something that's easy to accomplish. Yorkshire (or God's own country, as the locals jokingly call it) is so large that is was split into four parts to be better managed, and so utterly beautiful that it will incarnate all the Gothic and romantic fantasies that anyone's ever had of England. The gloomy moors, the rolling hills, the craggy and menacing cliffs, as well the green and id... [ read more ]