Birmingham flight with Turkish Airlines for $811

Birmingham flight with Turkish Airlines for $811

London is beautiful indeed but the other cities of the United Kingdom are also worth visiting. With this Turkish Airlines flight we have just discovered you can fly from San Francisco to Birmingham for $811 r/t including taxes. Fly in May 2015 and save more than $300 compared to any other airline flying on this route. May will be the perfect time to visit the city with its many landmarks like Aston Hall (see the image), the Jewelry Quarter, Victoria Square, the Sarehole Mill or the amazin... [ read more ]

4 star Collection Hotel Birmingham for $77 a night

4 star Collection Hotel Birmingham for $77 a night

London is not the only place in the UK worth visiting. With the newest offer our deal hunters found you can stay at the Collection Hotel Birmingham for $77 a night - plus taxes. If you want the best price, you should choose to stay in a King Superior room with one king bed. The 4 star hotel is located in the Edgbaston district of Birmingham, on Hagley Road, very close to the University of Birmingham, the International Convention Center and Perrott's Folley. Collection Hotel Birmingham fea... [ read more ]

A guide to the English Midlands

A guide to the English Midlands

The Midlands of England actually occupy the central part of England. The area is bordered by Northern England, Southern England, Wales and East Anglia. It used to play an important role in the Industrial Revolution during the 18th – 19th centuries. The Midlands include numerous regions which are homes to some outstanding cities and towns. If you love to visit urban travel destinations during your holiday, the Midlands is the place to go. The most important city of the region is Birmingh... [ read more ]

Visit the unique Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham

Visit the unique Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham

For those who would like to visit unique places on their holiday, the spectacular Jewellery Quarter is the best destination. It is an area in the city of Birmingham. The beautiful city can be found in the center of England and attracts dozens of tourists each year. Many of them also visit the outstanding quarter which is considered the biggest and most significant concentration of jewelry businesses in Europe. It is also one of the most significant industrial heritage sites of the continent. S... [ read more ]

Must-see Spring festivals in the UK

Must-see Spring festivals in the UK

Some countries are interesting mostly during festivals, when there are more than enough activities and attractions to keep busy those travelers who are not too interested in sightseeing. However, this is not the case with the UK, where it is practically impossible to be bored even for a second. With so many attractions both natural and artificial, the UK is a tourist magnet all year round. However, things pick up even more in festival season, when a visit to the UK becomes even more exciting... [ read more ]

The most beautiful university campuses in the UK

The most beautiful university campuses in the UK

Some of the oldest and most famous universities in the world are located in the UK, and there are probably few people who haven't heard of age-old, respected, and envied institutions like Oxford or Cambridge. Few people have the privilege of attending these universities, but at least anyone with an interest in architecture and fancy university campuses can take a walk on their grounds. If you want to see some of the most beautiful university campuses in the UK, either if you're looking for p... [ 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 ]

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 ]