Travel Hints & Tips

The Best Comic Cons in the UK

March 2017 | Insider’s Guide

Comic Book Conventions, or Comic Cons, are hugely popular around the globe, forming some of the biggest celebrations of modern pop culture and covering film, sci-fi, gaming, anime, manga, comic books, cosplay, web comics, and fantasy novels. There are plenty of Comic Cons happening around the UK this year, drawing a huge number of fans from all around the country.

7 Incredible Summer Music Festivals in London

March 2017 | City in the spotlight

London is the place to be in the summer time; the entire city becomes one with big party, with bars, parks, markets and clubs all playing host to hundreds of locals and tourists alike, all out to have a good time and make the most of the long, sunny days. There is no shortage of music and dance festivals over the summer months as well, with just about every weekend holding a different festival. With such an overwhelming number of options, we’ve come up with a list of all of our favourites to help point you in the right direction.

London on the cheap

February 2017 | Insider’s Guide

London is many things; cheap it is not. Or at least that’s what they want you to think. And yeah sure, it’s hard to find good, cheap things to do. But it makes it all the more rewarding when you do find a gem of a place with an inoffensive price tag.

Fun things to do in Birmingham in February

January 2017 | Insider’s Guide

A new easyHotel is opening in Birmingham on Thursday the 9th of February, and with cheap hotel rooms on offer from as little as £19.99, what better reason do you need to spend a long weekend exploring this unique and vibrant city?

Celebrating the Chinese New Year in London, Birmingham and Manchester

January 2017 | Location Guides

The Chinese New Year falls on Saturday the 28th of January this year, giving you the whole weekend to celebrate the incoming Year of the Rooster. We’ve come up with the ultimate guide of how and where to celebrate in London, Birmingham and Manchester; from the best street parades to the tastiest food markets, we’ve got you covered.

Cheap things to do in Birmingham

December 2016 | Location Guides

As a canny traveller it is important to find value for money wherever you head. Some cities accommodate this nose for a bargain better than others. We happen to think Birmingham is one such city.