Travel Hints & Tips

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 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.

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?