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Fountain of Travel Ultimate Guide To Manchester By A Local Red Brick Building

The Ultimate Guide to Manchester by A Local

The “ultimate” guide to Manchester, now, that’s quite a statement. However, having lived in Manchester for almost 8 years, I thought it was about time I jotted down a local’s guide to Manchester. There’s just so much to write about this wonder of a city – from its industrial history to modern foodie revolution. From the shiny skyscrapers of Spinningfields to the red brick buildings of Northern Quarter. It’s hardly a secret that I adore this city; I’ve lived in...

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3 Days in Dublin: A Dublin Itinerary Without Beer

In a city famous for strong whiskey, pints of black stout and late pub nights it can be overwhelming to find a Dublin itinerary that involves nothing of the above. Admittedly, this is a selfish itinerary as I’ve never liked beer (or whiskey) and so this is basically a shout out to all my fellow anti-beer people. HELLO. Ramble aside, visits to Guinness (stout) or Jameson (whiskey) often dominate Dublin itineraries and surely I can’t be the only one who’d...

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Dun Laoghaire; A Coastal Half Day Trip from Dublin

Approximately 12km (7.5 miles) south of Dublin lies the coastal town of Dun Laoghaire. Think harbour, piers, colourful doors and small town living; this is pretty much Dun Laoghaire. The town is an easy journey from Dublin by train or even bus, making it an ideal half day trip from Dublin. If you want to really chill out you could also make Dun Laoghaire a full day trip from Dublin. The main appeal of Dun Laoghaire is the slower pace...

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24 Hours: What To Do in Lund, Sweden

Cobblestone streets, a charming old town feel and students everywhere – Lund in southern Sweden perfectly combines old with new. Growing up in Sweden, I always knew Lund for its most significant institution; Lund University. Lund University was founded in 1666 and consistently ranks among the top 100 universities worldwide. However, Lund has so much more to offer than just a rich academic history. If you spend 24 hours in Lund, you’ll find that some of the best things to...

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29 Free Things To Do in Manchester, United Kingdom

One of the best parts about living in Manchester is the plethora of free things to do in Manchester. Whether you’re looking for a cheap day out in Greater Manchester or visiting the city for the first time, you are bound to find a free activity to suit you in Manchester. I’ve compiled a list of 29 free things you can do in Manchester to get you started and hopefully I’ve covered at least a few things that spark your...

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Fountain of Travel 14 Free Things To Do in Chester, England For Adults

14 Free Things To Do in Chester for Adults

Located in North West England on the border to Wales, Chester is the picture perfect image of a historic English city. Chester was originally a fortress founded by the Romans and there are several remnants of this period dotted throughout the city. The most famous is probably the 2 mile long wall that circles the city and is the most complete city wall in Britain. With so much history on its doorstep, where would you even begin on a visit...

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How To Spend 24 Hours in Edinburgh, Scotland

Hey, did you ever hear about that wizard kid with the glasses and a funny looking scar? H something? Well, odds are that unless you have been living under a rock, the name Harry Potter will ring a bell. I’m guessing you’ve also heard of his birthplace? Good ol’ Edinburgh. If you asked me, I’d say that Scotland’s capital is one of the best cities to visit in the UK. Considering the quality and variety of places in the UK,...

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How to Easily Travel From Copenhagen to Sweden By Train

1995 was the year that Sweden and Denmark became more linked than they’ve ever been, thanks to the completion of the Oresund Bridge. To be honest, the building of the bridge was a pretty big deal. The time it would now take to travel from Copenhagen to Sweden by train was only about 40 minutes. In addition, people could easily flow between the two countries for work and Swedes had much easier access to Denmark’s Kastrup airport. All in all,...

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How To Spend 48 Hours in Krakow, Poland

One of my closest friends got married in Poland this year and since when can you visit a new country and not add a few days of exploration? After the wedding in Warsaw we travelled south by train and spent 48 hours in Krakow exploring the city and its surroundings. We arrived in Krakow on a warm summer evening, hungover and sleep deprived from the wedding (seriously though, I recommend Polish weddings), and it just clicked. I fell in love...