Olympic and Paralympic medals locked up in the Tower of London


Rio Tinto, the mining company responsible for the production of the precious metals for the London 2012 Games, will hand over the final Olympic and Paralympic medals to LOCOG for secure storage in the vaults at the Tower of London during the Games.

The gold, silver and bronze medals which will be awarded to […]

Budget Alert: Save 10% on The London Pass – Purchase by April 2nd, 2012


London Pass is running a great sale where you can save 10% off your London Pass purchase for a limited time.

From their website:

Spring Sale – Save 10% on a 3 & 6 day London Pass! Please Note: the discount does not apply to the Travel element. Offer Ends: Mon 2nd Apr 2012

We definitely recommend […]

Top Hostels in Northern Ireland – Best Budget Hostels in NI

Global Village

If you’re planning on heading to Northern Ireland, then you’re in for some real treats. The recent history of the area has led to much rejuvenation and the effect that that modern conflict had on the urban sphere has become an attraction for many outsiders. Aside from that, Northern Ireland is becoming one of […]

Top 10 Hostels in London based on Location by Hostelbookers

Astor Museum Inn

Whether you want to make the most of the sites of Westminster – the London Eye, the Southbank and the Houses of Parliament – take in the vibrant West End in Soho, or breathe the fresh air near the parks, HostelBookers will have somewhere to suit. If you want to stay in a youth hostel London has plenty […]

Top 5 Free Things to do in Aberdeen Scotland


Aberdeen is not known for being hot on the tourist trail in Britain but if you find yourself traveling that far north – there’s plenty to see and do on a budget. Here’s our list of the top free things to do in Aberdeen.

Aberdeen Art Gallery – berdeen’s splendid Art Gallery houses an important […]

Book a Dinner and Theatre Combo Deal


If you’re looking for a good deal on a date night in London and want to do a nice dinner and take in a show – consider doing a dinner/theatre combo deal.

Often you can get a nice dinner in a restaurant as well as theatre seats so you get one great night out […]

Top 5 Free Things to do in Lincoln England


Lincoln is most famous for its stunning cathedral – but there’s plenty of other things to see and do in Lincoln that won’t break the pocket book. Here’s our list of free things to do in Lincoln England.

Lincoln Cathedral – You can enter free of charge and gaze at the nave; you can spend […]

Watch out for the Congestion Charge in London


Several years ago London instituted a congestion charge in central London for all cars that enter the congestion charge zone. If a car enters the congestion charge zone it has to pay a toll of £10 during the week during daylight hours (weekends and holidays there is no charge).

It’s supposed to reduce traffic in Central […]

Top 5 Free Things to do in Norwich England


Norwich is a lovely town near the North Sea that has many exciting attractions to visit. We’ve put together a list of our favorite free things to do in Norwich.

The Old Skating Rink Gallery – The South Asian Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection (SADACC) presents its extensive collection of the everyday arts, crafts and […]

Top 5 Free Things to do in Dover England


Dover has been the gateway to Britain for thousands of years and as a result has a rich and iconic history. The White Cliffs of Dover are a symbol of Britain and are worth visiting Dover alone. Here’s our list of the Top 5 Free things to do in Dover England.

Samphire Hoe – Interesting […]