United Kingdom

flying ants in the UK

The Complete Guide to Flying Ants in England and the UK

Flying ants in England probably won’t be the first thing on your mind when planning that trip to Old Blighty. More likely, you’re thinking about the top things to see in London, whether you can get north to hike the Peak District and the Lake District, or the best beaches down in Cornwall and Devon. Truth is, those are precisely the things that you should...

mountains close to Glasgow

Mountains Close to Glasgow: 7 Best Peaks to Explore

If you’re lucky enough to get a clear day in Scotland’s second city, just look to the horizon and see that there are plenty of mountains close to Glasgow. Driving just about an hour north gets you to the heart of the Southern Highlands, which have all sorts of peaks to conquer, from gentle hills to tall and jagged munros (peaks over 3,000 feet). All 10...

cardiff or bristol

Cardiff or Bristol: Which City is Better? Comparison Guide

Most visitors to the United Kingdom head straight for London with little thought for the rest of the country. But there are many cities worth visiting in the UK, and we’ve got two great ones here: Cardiff and Bristol. Both are important historic ports, both thriving university cities, and both have much to offer visitors.  Cardiff, the capital city of Wales, is...

Manchester vs Liverpool

Manchester vs Liverpool: The Iconic Cities of The North

Manchester vs Liverpool – the classic debate between two of the most iconic cities in the UK’s North. Only 34 miles apart, the cities make up for their geographical similarities with polar opposite dialects and a strong sense of civic pride. Both have fierce identities and a wealth of attractions to entertain tourists, so, how do you choose between them? Whether you...

dangerous places in Ireland

The 5 Most Dangerous Places In Ireland Travelers Should Know About

Ah, the Emerald Isle. From the green mountains of County Wicklow to the jaw-dropping coast roads of County Kerry, the wave-battered cliffs of the wild western shoreline to the bumping pubs of downtown Dublin, there are so many reasons to add this corner of Europe to your to-do list this year. But there are some things to watch out for, just as this guide to the most...

nightlife in Swansea

Nightlife In Swansea: The 7 Best Bars & Clubs to Party

Swansea is Wales’s second-largest city, but some would say it’s number one for nightlife. A large student population, a vibrant, youthful culture, and a huge range of bars combine to offer some fantastic nightlife. There’s such an abundance of pubs and clubs in this small city that it has been seriously tricky to narrow it down to just seven...

London 5 Day Family Itinerary

London with Kids: The Ultimate 5 Day Family Itinerary

It’s one of Europe’s most popular bucket list cities and beloved worldwide. London is iconic for its regal heritage and distinct city skyline, and the capital is packed with unique and exciting days out. But is London family-friendly? And how should you spend five days in the city with the kids? London is easy to navigate with its robust public transport system, and...

Biggest Culture Shock In UK

5 Destinations To Give The Biggest Culture Shock In UK

There’s no shortage of destinations that are sure to surprise the first-time traveler in the UK, whether that’s with their unique offering of regional cuisine, a thick accent, or ancient traditions. But where are the spots with the biggest culture shock in UK territory? That’s what this guide is all about. It hops from the highlands of Scotland in...

best party cities in england

The 7 Best Party Cities in England: Top Nightlife Destinations

Better known for its quaint cobbled villages and rich cultural history, few come to England for the nightlife alone. However, it’s well documented that the brits love a tipple or two, meaning most major cities boast their fair share of clubs and bars. In England, there’s something for every nightlife-lover, whether you like to sip cocktails on a rooftop or groove...