UK & Ireland

Dublin or Edinburgh: Which City to Visit?

Trinity College in Dublin

Are you looking for a city break in the wilds of Scotland or the charming Emerald Isle but can’t decide whether Dublin or Edinburgh is the right choice for you? Well, you’re not alone. Both the Irish and the Scottish capital cities are dynamic, historic and have their own distinct energies that it can seem impossible to have to choose between the two. However, sometimes we don’t have the luxury … Read More

Things To Do In Orkney Islands: A 3-Day Itinerary

Scotland or Ireland

Are you searching for the best things to do in Orkney, Scotland? Orkney, an archipelago consisting of nearly 70 islands located just 15 kilometres off the north coast of Great Britain, is perhaps one of the most interesting areas to visit in all of Scotland. With the possible exception of Malta, never have I encountered such a place with as many significantly historical ancient sites concentrated into such a small … Read More

The Perfect 2 Days in Edinburgh Itinerary

Edinburgh Skyline

Spending 2 days in Edinburgh is the ideal amount of time to get to see the top sites of the Scottish capital while still getting a really great feel for the city. As the second-most-visited city in the UK and the cultural and political capital of Scotland, Edinburgh has a lot to offer visitors and planning the perfect Edinburgh itinerary can seem like a daunting task, especially when you factor … Read More

The Ultimate London-Scotland-Ireland Itinerary

Travelling through the British Isles is something many people want to do in their lifetimes. And it’s no surprise as to why. England, Scotland, and Ireland not only have a fascinating history that dates back thousands of years, but is home to both bucolic natural scenery and some of the world’s most vibrant and diverse cities. With so much to see and do in a seemingly small landmass, it can … Read More

The Perfect Weekend in Glasgow Itinerary

glasgow's modern skyline

The city of Glasgow has a lot of misconception surrounding it. It is often missed out of travellers’ itineraries entirely because it is said not to be as beautiful as Edinburgh, with nothing to do or see and spending a whole weekend in Glasgow is something not considered. Before moving to Glasgow, I was more drawn towards historic Edinburgh’s charms. Now, I am so happy I took the leap and … Read More

Glasgow or Edinburgh: Which Scottish City to Visit?

The University of Glasgow is a great place to visit when spending a weekend in Glasgow

Scotland has recently been voted the most beautiful country in the world by travellers – and rightly so. While it is essential to make the trip up north to see Scotland’s outstanding beauty, Scotland’s cities should just as much be part of any itinerary. Glasgow and Edinburgh are Scotland’s two major cities, and both attract many visitors each year. If you are facing the troublesome decision to choose either Glasgow or … Read More

The Perfect Weekend in Manchester Itinerary

Panoramic view of Manchester

Manchester typifies the changes that many of the larger northern English cities have undergone in recent decades. Economies heavily reliant on forms of industrial practice have seen those practices necessarily replaced, revitalising and breathing new life into what was once abandoned. Modern Manchester leaves behind clues to its strong industrial heritage but has blended these together with culture, sport and a vibrant food and drink scene. Whatever the weather, one … Read More

Liverpool or Manchester: Which City to Visit?

The historic Royal Liver Building in Liverpool

For many, a visit to the United Kingdom will start and end with London. Not only can this leave your wallet suffering from post-traumatic stress, but it ignores and to some extent, misrepresents what the country has to offer. When deciding to venture outside the M25 and head north, Liverpool or Manchester may well make the destination shortlist. Steeped in historical significance, footballing success and acting as a production line … Read More