Fountains at Piccadilly Garden in Manchester city center, England, UK (United Kingdom)

Making Manchester (and Liverpool) a Highlight of Your Northern England Vacation

The heart and spiritual home of Britain’s working class, Manchester is a city you shouldn’t overlook on an England vacation. Queen Victoria famously hated it. The trade union movement owes its existence to it, and it’s probably responsible for a sizeable number of your favourite songs from the 80s and 90s. Manchester is one of […]

Bran Castle at Night with Full Moon, Transylvania, Romania - Cropped

Digging Up Myths, Magic, and Monsters on Your Europe Vacation

Roaming the centuries-old sites and cities of Europe, we’re constantly reminded of just how much history there is to discover, from Iceland to Istanbul. Where there’s history, there’s mythology, and where there’s mythology, there’s magic and monsters. It would be impossible to list all the great spots for a Halloween-inspired Europe vacation in one article, […]