Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – From Narcos to Brexit, the Musical

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – From Narcos to Brexit, the MusicalThis year, Edinburgh celebrates the 70th anniversary of its famous and renowned arts and culture festival. It started in 1947 when a group of non-mainstream and uninvited theatre groups turned up at the esteemed Edinburgh International Festival in order to defy the norm. Alternative locations aside Continue reading

Prepare for Winter: Discover Game of Thrones filming locations in the UK and abroad

Prepare for Winter: Discover Game of Thrones filming locations in the UK and abroadAs the massively popular fantasy saga Game of Thrones is heading into its 7th season, we thought it would be time to “prepare for winter” by visiting some of the TV show’s most iconic filming locations. GoT fans from the UK are in luck since many of the sets are actually located on British Continue reading

megabus summer sale: staycations have never been this cheap!

megabus summer sale: staycations have never been this cheap!In one of their largest summer sales ever, the low-cost coach operator megabus is giving away one million tickets for only £3 each (excluding a booking fee of 50p). Thanks to the company’s ever-growing bus network, this means that you can discover large parts of England, Scotland and Wales for only a Continue reading

Dos and Don’ts: 5 ½ tips to avoid being the weird person on the bus

The Dos and Don’ts: 5 ½ tips for not being the weird person on the busIn the US Sitcom “How I Met Your Mother”, Ted Mosby comes up with the idea that there’s always one weird or crazy person on the bus. The person can earn this special name tag by engaging in conduct that annoys fellow travellers, such as talking too much or eating particularly smelly food. Continue reading

Visit the World’s Most Tourist-Friendly Countries of 2017

Visit the World’s Most Tourist-Friendly Countries of 2017When looking for the perfect holiday destination, there’s a lot of things to be considered: Are there any entry restrictions? How do prices for food and drink compare to those at home? How many interesting sights and unique landscapes are on offer? Is it easy to get from A to B and to travel across the country? Continue reading

Bloomsday 2017 in Dublin (and more weekend getaway inspiration for book nerds)

Bloomsday 2017 in Dublin (and more weekend getaway inspiration for book nerds)On 16 June, the Irish – Dubliners in particular – celebrate Bloomsday to commemorate James Joyce’s classic epos Ulysses in which the novel’s protagonist Leopold Bloom wanders the streets of Dublin for one day reliving past experiences and pondering on topics ranging from science to literature. Continue reading

3 UK theme parks that you can easily get to by bus

3 UK theme parks that you can easily get to by busSummertime is theme park time! There’s hardly anything that kids love more than a family day out in one of the UK’s theme parks. While some of them are a bit more secluded and are fairly hard to get to by public transport, there’s still some that you can reach without the need for a car. Continue reading