Great old pubs in London

Great old pubs in London

As we all know it, the UK is famous for its great pubs where dozens of people gather to drink beer and other traditional drinks, while they listen to traditional music or eat pub food. London is also famous for its excellent pubs. Some of these pubs have their origins some tens or hundreds of years ago. In some of the most famous London pubs pirates did business and fistfights took place. Besides, some famous personalities like Charles Dickens, found their inspiration in these pubs. If you w... [ read more ]

The best night-time activities in Northern Ireland

The best night-time activities in Northern Ireland

Looking for a great destination? Northern Ireland is one of the most fascinating European tourist destinations. With wonderful cities, innumerable visitor attractions (including both natural and cultural ones), historical sights, legends, excellent pubs and other attractions, the country is a great destination for everyone. If you are a young traveler, looking for nightlife scenes and activities, this country also has something to offer you. From pubs to comedies and the traditional Irish mus... [ 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 ]

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 ]

Top 5 places to spot celebrities in the UK

Top 5 places to spot celebrities in the UK

The UK is one of the favorite countries of celebrities from all over the world - as sunny and glam as Hollywood or Beverly Hills might be,stars are attracted to the charm and elegance of the British Isle like flies to honey. If you like the sight of a celebrity on the street, whether you're fans of them or not, there are many places in the UK where you might come face to face with some of them. Of course, a small fishing village in Cornwall might not be the kind of destination where you will... [ read more ]

The best live music venues in London

The best live music venues in London

As the largest city in the UK, it is hardly a surprise that London is the uncontested capital of the kingdom's live music scene. Manchester, Sheffield and other cities might have been the birthplace of bands that are now internationally acclaimed, but anyone who wants to be someone in the UK's music scene eventually ends up in London. If you are on the lookout for some fresh and exciting new bands, then you will have best luck finding them in the UK capital, and if you want to see your favor... [ read more ]

A guide to Manchester's nightlife

A guide to Manchester’s nightlife

Industrial, artistic, musical and diverse Manchester is not the kind of city where you can lay about in the evening, without anything to do. This huge city is a nighttime paradise for people of all ages. With its hefty student population, Manchester has plenty of cheap and casual places where you can knock back a few pints while listening to music, but if you want to change your jeans and t-shirt for something fancier, you can do that too - there are more than enough high-end clubs and cockt... [ read more ]

Budget eats in Birmingham

Budget eats in Birmingham

Birmingham was the heart of Britain's industrial revolution, and still the leader of many industries. It is a city with more canals than Venice, although they might look slightly less picturesque. It is also the city where famous literary figures like Tolkien, Washington Irving or Conan Doyle wrote or lived. In short, Birmingham is a city with many facets, with a lots to show off, despite being very different from the stereotypical images of ye olde England. The city has lots of museums, sev... [ read more ]

Where to eat the best scones in the UK

Where to eat the best scones in the UK

British deserts tend to be creative and end up being exactly what you need to accompany a cup of tea on a rainy afternoon, but perhaps some of the best known sweet treats in the UK are scones. A proper cream tea can't be had without at least a couple of freshly baked scones slathered in generous amounts of clotted cream and a dollop of jam on top. These omnipresent pastries are not difficult to find in run of the mill cafes and bakeries, but if you only want the very best, then we have a few... [ read more ]