Ayr’s top 5 restaurants

Golf is the main reason most people visit Ayr. The Royal Troon is one of the world’s great courses. But all that sport and all that fresh air can make one hungry. Thankfully Ayr has some excellent restaurants to take care of those needs too. Having a fine range of places to eat out comes […]

5 free and affordable things to do in Durham

History abounds in the winding old streets of Durham and the place itself is the main attraction. Wrapped around a tight bend of the River Wear, there are plenty of outdoor activities as well as a good selection of indoors experiences too. Here are some of the best things to do for free or cheaply READ MORE

Like a Local: The Best 5 Restaurants in Ballymena

Ballymena is a pleasant small market town. It may often get overlooked by visitors to the heart of Northern Ireland, but there are plenty of reasons to stop off, one of which is the food. From classic regional grub with some decent seafood options too, there are plenty of good fine dining options in Ballymena. READ MORE

5 free or affordable things to do in Norwich

During the Middle Ages, Norwich was one of the largest and most important cities in England. One can expect, then, cobbled lanes, aging religious institutions and plenty of history, and much of it is possible to visit for free. But keep some time spare to explore the great outdoors too, as the Norfolk Broads National READ MORE

Exeter Nightlife – Like a Local

Being a vibrant student city, Exeter has plenty of upbeat nightlife catering to the scholarly crowd, but there are also some great riverside options too, which offer a more laid-back evening, or just a good spot to get the night started. The River Exe bisects Exeter, with most of the bars and nightclubs scattered around READ MORE

6 free or affordable things to do in Swansea

With proximity to Cardiff, the Brecon Beacons and the Pembrokeshire Coast, Wales’ second biggest city is a great inclusion to any trip to the south of the country. Big enough to host numerous museums, galleries and historic ruins, it’s also small enough to escape many of the trappings of larger urban spaces. And there are READ MORE

Like a Local: The Best 6 Cafes in Windsor

After visiting the magnificent Windsor Castle or taking a leisurely stroll along the Thames River, one can start to feel a little parched and peckish. It seems as though Windsor’s residents have anticipated this need however, for there are plenty of lovely cafes throughout the town. Frequently, the best located cafes in Windsor don’t offer READ MORE

7 Free and Affordable Things to do in Falkirk, Scotland

Falkirk is a great jumping off point for anybody wishing to travel from Edinburgh to Glasgow, or vice versa. The city itself has some pleasant locales, but the surrounding countryside is littered with historic sites and eccentric curios. Falkirk town is not always seen by everybody as one of the best places to visit in READ MORE

Like a Local: The Best Pubs in Lewisham Borough, London

An exceptional pub is a hard thing to find. Southeast London’s Lewisham Borough is often overlooked for the likes of Peckham and Greenwich by everybody from tourists to Londoners, but it is home to some of the best pubs in the city. Because the bar is set so high across the area (pun definitely intended), READ MORE

6 Free or Affordable Things to do in Chester

Historic Chester is one of England’s prettiest cities. With Roman origins, red-sandstone buildings and lovely waterside walkways, there is plenty to do, see and enjoy on budget trip. The city centre of Chester is hemmed in by the Shropshire Union canal to the north. A generous bend of the meandering River Dee practically loops around READ MORE