Aerial skyline view of London along the Thames at sunset, England UK United Kingdom

Lesser Known but Fascinating Places to Visit on Your Next London Vacation

Arguably the world’s most interesting and unique city, London needs time to get to know it, even after several visits. For those frequent visitors (or even first-time visitors) on a London vacation, here are suggestions to consider to enhance your next stay in this amazing metropolis.  I have lived and worked in London and thought […]

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 […]