Manchester, England, England – Brit Boomtown With Something for Everyone

June 16, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Shahid Khan Manchester, England, England Across the Atlantic Sea. And I’m a genius, genius. I believe in God, And I believe that God Believes in Claude, that’s me. The first I ever heard of this city in northwest England was from tha...Leer más

For Lovely English Scenery, There’s Nothing Like the Lake District

April 26, 2017 - Sin comentarios

Undivided I wander'd lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. This, one of the loveli...Leer más

Northern Ireland: Good Things Come in Wee Packages

March 17, 2017 - Sin comentarios

photo | Northern Ireland Tourism Most people think of the Emerald Isle in terms of the Republic of Ireland, from capital Dublin to iconic spots such as the Ring of Kerry, the Cliffs of Moher, Blarney Castle, and Galway.  But less well known ...Leer más

33 Terrific Tipples of Europe

November 4, 2016 - Sin comentarios

photo | Sergey Mironov In addition to trying the food in all the places we travel, it’s fascinating to see how different countries , beyond beer and wine, enjoy very different kinds of spirits, liqueurs, cordials, and distilled beverages. Much h...Leer más

Great Expectations – and Surprises – in Cornwall

October 6, 2016 - Sin comentarios

photo | Shutterstock More than a few non-Brits have at least vaguely heard of a place called Cornwall – maybe even that its duke is Prince Charles and its duchess Camilla (née Parker-Bowles), and that it's in the southwest of England. If they'r...Leer más

Watching Wales: A British Land’s Undersung Spectacularity

June 28, 2016 - Sin comentarios

photo: Samot Nestled on Britain’s lower west coast is perhaps the least heralded (and least touristed) of the United Kingdom’s constituents countries. With just under 21,000 square kilometres (8,000 sq. miles) of rolling, sometimes dramatical...Leer más

On the J.R.R. Tolkien Trail in Birmingham, England

June 1, 2016 - Sin comentarios

Britain's second largest city has undergone a renaissance in recent years, with sites stretching back to its Dark-Age origins side by side with others ranking among the world's most cutting-edge, commercially, culturally, and architecturally. An...Leer más

Touring ‘Game of Thrones’ Locations in 6 Countries

April 25, 2016 - Sin comentarios

As the sixth season of the HBO's blockbuster fantasy phenomenon gets underway, more travellers than ever want to follow in the footsteps of the heroes and villains of Westeros and Essos. A good deal of what makes Game of Thrones so atmospheric i...Leer más

8 Romantic Restaurants for Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2016 - Sin comentarios

Cue the roses - yes, it's that lovey-dovey time of year again! And even though, yes, it's a little too commercialised in some quarters - still, Valentine's Day remains a lovely excuse to celebrate love - and one of the most popular ways of doing ...Leer más

Europe’s 5 Best Iberia Destinations for Shopping

January 29, 2016 - Sin comentarios

Some time back, in this blog we covered top options for souvenir shopping in Europe and Latin America. Given the popularity of retail therapy on holiday as much as at home, though, here we thought we’d look at the larger picture in a half dozen...Leer más

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