New Anglotopia Book: Anglotopia’s Dictionary of British English


We’ve been working on it for months and hinting at it on our social media feeds and today is the day we’re ready to release Anglotopia’s Dictionary of British English: Brit Slang from A to Zed!

We’re really excited about this new book as we’ve had a lot of interest in it. Our new […]

Travelling in large groups in Britain on a Budget


We all want a great holiday, but many of us are feeling the pinch and are looking out for bargain last-minute deals, visiting places we have never thought of going because there is a great offer available and settling for shorter breaks.

A great way of keeping the cost down, having a fantastic time and […]

Budget Alert: Visit England Launches New 20.12% Discount Campaign to Get Brits to Travel At Home

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Visit England has partnered with big players in the travel industry to offer an exclusive slate of deals starting at 20.12% off to encourage Brits to travel at home during 2012.

They’ve even unveiled a star laden commercial to encourage travel within Britain.

While that’s nice for Brits – it’s also nice for any […]

Don’t fall for the Illusion of Free Travel to Britain with Airmiles


There’s a big movement out there of people who claim to travel for free using airline rewards miles. I’m sure there are people who do this and can do quite well at it. But they are the exception, not the rule.

When it comes to traveling to Britain, our experience has been the airmiles […]

Duty Free Shopping at the Airport Isn’t Always a Great Deal


While there are some things worth waiting to buy at the airport (i.e. cheap souvenirs) we don’t really recommend doing a lot of duty-free shopping at the airports in Britain.

Duty-free shopping makes it seem like you’re getting a deal as you don’t have to pay sales (or VAT) or any other taxes on […]

You can Avoid Buying Music CD’s


While you won’t have a problem using a CD bought in Britain back home – our question is why bother to buy music while in the UK at all?

Sure you can discover some music you haven’t heard before but who even buys CD’s these days to discover music?

You can discover plenty of […]

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 […]

Save Money With Budget Flights Within Britain


While we’ve written at length about ways to save money traveling by Bus and Train in Britain – one option you can consider on a budget is traveling by budget airline.

Easyjet and Ryanair offer cheap fares all around the British Isles and it’s a great way to fit in Edinburgh, Belfast or Dublin […]

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 […]