Travel Hints & Tips

Amazing Festivals in London this August

July 2017 | City in spotlight

By the time August rolls around, London summer and all its revelry has hit full throttle. As we’ve talked about in a previous post, London is jam-packed with festival after festival spanning all sizes, styles and vibes throughout June and July. Never fear, however, as the fun continues into August, with the city seeing some of the best festivals of the year take place.

10 Reasons why you have to visit Birmingham

July 2017 | City in the spotlight, Insider’s Guide

We knew Birmingham was on the cusp of big change when we finally arrived at its new train station. Yes, when Grand Central opened in 2015 and transformed an embarrassing old New Street station into somewhere visitors wouldn't mind spending more than ten minutes in, we knew things were getting better for the UK’s second city. I also wanted to take the family to the Balti capital of the UK… but more of that later.

Upcoming Summer Events in Croydon

June 2017 | Insider’s Guide

Over the summer months, London becomes even more exciting than usual – longer, warmer days see thousands and thousands of interesting events and festivals taking place across the city, and south London’s Croydon is no exception.

The best summer festivals in Glasgow

May 2017 | City in the spotlight

While Glasgow’s festivals often get overshadowed by the hype around the massive and iconic Edinburgh Fringe Festival, there are absolutely loads of incredible festivals held throughout the city across the summer months. From the huge community Went End Festival covering theatre, dance, art and everything in between, to the techno extravaganza that is Riverside Festival, there is an event guaranteed to tempt all away from the beaten Edinburgh track…

5 events in Birmingham you can’t miss this summer

May 2017 | City in the spotlight

As the second largest city in the UK, there is always a lot going on in vibrant, buzzing Birmingham. While there are plenty of fun things to do in the winter, the city really comes alive in the summer months, with a whole host of cool events taking place, covering music, food, arts and culture.