National Express survey unveils the UK’s best-loved free attractions

National Express survey unveils the UK’s best-loved free attractionsTo provide customers with a wide range of affordable Easter break options, the coach company National Express conducted a survey of thousand people to unveil the UK’s best-loved free attractions. The list is supposed to inspire travellers and to make people aware of the UK’s abundance of free sights Continue reading

Visit Hull, the UK City of Culture 2017

Visit Hull, the UK City of Culture 2017Should you be planning a nice weekend getaway for 2017, we recommend steering clear of the obvious choices such as London, Brighton and Bath. Instead you should make sure to visit Hull, this year’s UK City of Culture. The city will surprise its visitors with 365 days filled with culture, arts and history and events Continue reading

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Get Festive at the UK’s Nicest Christmas Markets

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year: Get Festive at the UK’s Nicest Christmas MarketsThe Christmas Lights are switched on and the smell of mulled wine and roasted almonds fills the air: This means that it’s about time to check out this year’s Christmas Markets. While the UK has long refused to fully embrace this continental tradition, every town and city nowadays has at least one Christmas Market, Continue reading

Top 5 James Bond Locations in the UK

Top 5 James Bond Locations in the UKHis name is Bond, James Bond. The stories of the world’s favourite spy captivate millions of movie fans worldwide, which is why it’s no surprise that the filming locations of the Bond movies rank amongst the UK’s most popular tourist destinations, ranging from the iconic MI6 building at Vauxhall Cross to the Continue reading

Top 4 Things to Do in London in October

Things to Do in London in OctoberAll year round, London offers a large number of popular events luring not only tourists to the city but making the British capital a diverse and entertaining place to live in for its residents as well. While the summer months have been characterised by open-air concerts and outdoorsy activities, October events Continue reading

Visit the UK’s Most Beautiful Historic Castles

Visit the UK’s Most Beautiful Historic CastlesThe UK is a nation with a long history and large parts of it have left their traces in form of ancient castles. From the Middle Ages over Tudor reign and the Victorian era all the way to Queen Elizabeth II – the UK’s castles have been used as residence by many different monarchs and they have been used for many Continue reading

The UK’s Most Beautiful Market Towns

The UK’s Most Beautiful Market TownsThe UK prides itself of numerous attractive cities, which are popular with visitors from all over the world. However, the country also features a variety of smaller market towns, which are also worth a visit. Small traditional pubs and inns, picturesque surroundings and medieval buildings are Continue reading

All the World’s a Stage: Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016

All the World’s a Stage: Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016Every August, the city of Edinburgh with its 460,000 inhabitants doubles in size as hundreds and thousands of tourists make their way to the Scottish capital to participate in or simply enjoy the Festival. The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the world’s largest arts and theatre festival and is Continue reading

Discover Scotland by Bus

Discover Scotland by BusFrom whisky over ancient castles and sea monsters all the way to bag pipes – Scotland has a lot to offer for tourists, which is why it’s a popular destination from travellers all over the world. Should you not have a car or don’t want to hire one, then the bus is a good option to see the most of Scotland for little money. Continue reading

What’s on in July? The UK’s best free events and festivals

What’s on in July? The UK’s best free events and festivalsThe UK is getting ready for summer and in order to lure people outside many places celebrate the warmer months with free festivals and events. Everywhere you go there’s a cool farmers’ market, a regatta or other sports events on and often it’s hard to take a pick. In order to make the decision easier, CheckMyBus Continue reading