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Places to visit in York, York Minster, York, England

4 Alternative Hidden Places to Go in York

Although I love living in Leeds, there is a type of old-world charm about its neighbouring city York, that can’t be found in Leeds’ hip culture and industrial heritage. Steeped in rich history, York’s cobbled lanes and medieval buildings are full of independent bars and cafes. But as a city busy with tourists, many are overcrowded and …

On The Wall, Art Prints, Leeds

Best Independent Shops in Leeds

Despite the arrival of the Trinity shopping centre and the even newer Victoria Gate, there are still plenty of independent shops in Leeds that help uphold the fundamental uniqueness and strong character of the city. Here is a round up of 6 of the best ones. 1. Yellow Sunrise Hidden away in the abundance of …

Best Bars in Leeds Brudenell Social Club

A guide to the best bars in Leeds

Wanting to find out where all the best bars in Leeds are? Well, there’ no denying, Leeds is a great night out. The city is bursting at the seams with watering holes to suit all kinds of evenings – from underground jazz bars to hipster pubs and sleek rooftop terraces. But sometimes a lot of …

Alternative things to do in Leeds

6 Best Alternative Things To Do In Leeds

Leeds is certainly a place on the rise. And although the new shopping centres, offices and flats shooting up are doing wonders for the city. It’s the alternative, creative and independent fundamentals of Leeds that makes me proud to call it my home. So, without further adieu, here is my ultimate guide to the top …

Alternative things to do in Manchester, City Guide

5 Unique Alternative Things to Do in Manchester

Following regeneration projects in its neighbourhoods like the Northern Quarter and Chorlton, Manchester has plenty of alternative things to do – now steadily emerged as one of the best places to visit in the UK. We can see why. Vibrant bars, hipster cafes and a thriving creative scene to boot, that embrace rather than forget …

View of St Pauls Cathedral from the Sky Garden

The Sky Garden: London’s Alt Viewing Platform

Up until a few years ago, chances to see the sprawl of London’s skyline from up high have been pretty thin on the ground. The BT tower, once iconic as a public observation deck, closed its doors back in the 1980’s. And the skyscrapers that have popped up since then have passed the opportunity by, favouring …

Walks in Leeds, Eccup Reservoir, Leeds, Yorkshire

4 Best Countryside Walks in Leeds

When living in a city, it can sometimes seem like you have to travel far to get away from the hustle and bustle. But there are plenty of countryside walks in Leeds, that are hidden right here in the city and suburbs. That is if you know where to look. So here are four of …