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 […]

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

Like a local: 5 of the best restaurants in Loughborough

In the popular Leicestershire town of Loughborough there are some fantastic places to have a great dining experience. Thanks to the town’s large student population, prices are often competitive without impinging on quality. Loughborough is today considered a university town above all else to many outsiders. Many visitors to Loughborough are friends and family of READ MORE

7 Free or Affordable Things to do in Leeds

There are a lot of things making Leeds unique that many visitors may not know: The popular student hub is the UK’s fourth largest city and second most important financial centre, after London. Less commonly known is that the world’s oldest surviving film ‘Roundhay Garden Scene’ was filmed in a suburb of the city. Leeds READ MORE

Sheffield Nightlife – Like a Local

There are few places in England better for having a night out than Sheffield. From cocktails to clubbing, the compact city centre means that most of the best venues for painting the town red are well within walking distance of one another. The South Yorkshire city of Sheffield has a robust student population. Take that READ MORE