Best CheckMyBus Connection for January: Manchester to Liverpool

Best CheckMyBus Connection for January: Manchester to LiverpoolThe winter months can be rather grim for many people throughout the UK with limited hours of daylight, cold temperatures, gray skies and no shortage of rain. While it may be tempting to just stay at home until the season passes, going on a trip can help ease those winter blues. Of course, Manchester and Liverpool might Continue reading

Northern Lights over the British Isles

Northern Lights over the British IslesAs emerald lights dance across the world’s northern skies, many cold and distant places spring to mind, from Alaska to Siberia and the northern most tips of Scandinavian countries. While these are all well-known sites to view the Northern Lights, the phenomenon can also be seen in both Ireland and Scotland. As January approaches, Continue reading

Best CheckMyBus Connection for December: Bath to London

Best CheckMyBus Connection for December: Bath to LondonFrom big city hustle to small town charm, the UK is truly a magical place to be during the holiday season. The Christmas spirit runs throughout the entire country, and it’s very difficult to go wrong when choosing the best destination for Christmas this year, but we do recommend Continue reading

One of the World’s Best Regions for Travel: Belfast and the Causeway Coastal Route

One of the World’s Best Regions for Travel: Belfast and the Causeway Coastal RouteWith its stunning coastal scenery, unique wild life and adventurous treks, Northern Ireland’s Causeway Coastal Route was recently named one of the top regions in the world to visit by Lonely Planet. A part of the United Kingdom, yet detached from Great Britain, the region has a unique culture and ambiance about it. Whether it Continue reading

More UK Residents Stay Closer to Home When Travelling

More UK Residents Stay Closer to Home When TravellingIt’s official, more UK residents are interested in domestic travel than excursions abroad according to a CheckMyBus study. This past summer, CheckMyBus saw 40% more UK users search for affordable intercity coach rides and domestic routes are more popular than ever. The Continue reading

October’s Capital of Festivals: Nottingham

October's Capital of Festivals - NottinghamFor the month of October, the city of Nottingham transforms into the festival capital of the UK. The city, made famous by the legend of Robin Hood, boasts a rich history of hosting festivals. Whether you want to attend a medieval festival, see live music, watch films, go on a roller coaster or simply enjoy Continue reading

Stroll through time at the Bicentennial Jane Austen Festival

Stroll through time at the Bicentennial Jane Austen FestivalThis year, the city of Bath celebrates the 200th anniversary of one of England’s literary greats, Jane Austen. Starting on Friday, 8 September, the city will be hosting its annual Jane Austen Festival, and this year will be larger than ever. For nine days, visitors can enjoy an array of activities and events, ranging from Continue reading

Sounds, Spectacle and Street Food: Join the Notting Hill Carnival 2017

Sounds, Spectacle and Street Food: Join the Notting Hill Carnival 2017London’s annual Notting Hill Carnival is probably one of the most anticipated events of the year – not only for Londoners. The streets of the otherwise affluent and highly fashionable district, Notting Hill, will once again be filled with infectious sounds, soca tunes and the irresistible smell of Caribbean street food Continue reading

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