Luxury Hotels in Manchester | Kimpton Clocktower Review

Luxury Hotels in Manchester | Kimpton Clocktower Review

There are a few luxury hotels in Manchester city centre, but the two that captured our imagination were the Kimpton Clocktower and of course the beautiful King Street Townhouse during our city-break. (We also explored Liverpool for a few days, what a city!) Housed in a magnificent terracotta Grade II–listed building, the Kimpton Clocktower has a history that dates back to 1890, when the building first opened as The Refuge Assurance Company headquarters (a life insurance… View Post

Luxury Hotels in Manchester | King Street Townhouse

Luxury Hotels in Manchester | King Street Townhouse

No word of a lie, of all the luxury hotels in Manchester, I’ve been looking for an excuse to book a stay in the King Street Townhouse for years. Finally, our Liverpool and Manchester joint staycation gave me that very excuse to book a stay there. There’s lots to do in Manchester, but we just relaxed.

72 Hours in Liverpool | All You Need Is Love (…

72 Hours in Liverpool | All You Need Is Love (and this Staycation Guide)

We’ve always meant to explore Liverpool, but with the sunny climes of Europe beckoning we kept pushing it unfairly down the list. Our 72 hours in Liverpool were a whirlwind of mischief, music, cocktails and naps. Yep. Naps.  Oh, Darling! It was a proper awesome city staycation – there’s Something in the water. It’s a city where we had a very vague idea of what we wanted to do, but nothing set in concrete. The… View Post

What To Do In Bilbao: 48-Hours of Art …

What To Do In Bilbao: 48-Hours of Art and Pintxos

It’s so hard to convey how much you enjoyed a city, and marry that up with keywords like ‘what to do in Bilbao’ so that Google actually presents your post to people who are looking for exactly that. So one types convoluted sentences like the above, and then delves back into the images to wander down memory lane…  It’s not an action packed city with hundreds of typical touristy things to do, but one where… View Post