Quirky Manchester hangouts

February 10, 2017

Denizens of this urbane city have been trying to convince outsiders of its quirkiness for years. Well, we say… convince no more! With trendy cocktail bars, rum and rib shacks and even a bar designed like a pharmacy; Manchester is staking its claim to be the UK’s capital of cool.

A guide to brilliant Berlin

February 9, 2017

Looking to tear down the German stereotype, quintessentially cool Berlin is high up on The Leisure Lounge’s recommendations for a European getaway. Dip into this cultural guide to one of the continent’s most thriving cities.

Beyond the beaches of Barcelona

February 3, 2017

Gaze at Gaudi’s architecture, ramble down Las Ramblas or revel in Raval. From upbeat districts to urban haunts see a hip side to Barcelona that is only bested by its glorious beaches.

A wee Glasgow getaway

Bursting at the seams with places to explore, hidden urban bygones and a rich and intriguing history – why wouldn’t you make Glasgow a next stop for a staycation.