Articles Tagged with Manchester

Outdoors

Natural Wonders Await Within a 3-Hour Drive of These European Cities

The relative compactness of Europe means that even in sprawling metropolises, you’re never far from the great outdoors, making it easy to combine the best of both worlds. In some cases, take a mere 20-minute…
Tips + Trends

How to Take a Staycation: 5 Unexpected Ways to Rediscover Your Home City

More than a mere vacation, a staycation is a way to rediscover the place that you call home while taking a much-needed break. It’s also the perfect opportunity to escape the routine without needing to…
Health + Fitness

Whether You Sail, Ski or Love Grand Prix, Plan a Vacation Based on Your Favorite Sport

Fancy a game of tennis at a court overlooking the Atlantic Ocean? Or golf in the Sahara? Whether you’re a beach bum or prefer the winter sun, here’s how to plan your next vacation based…
Manchester

Find Record Store Heaven in 7 Manchester Shops

Manchester means music, from Northern Soul to new wave, so if you’re making a musical pilgrimage, pick up albums from the city’s most popular record stores and ship them back home to spin for your…
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Where to Find the Perfect English Fry-Up in Manchester

Few things are more quintessentially English than their breakfast tradition. A full English breakfast, also known as a fry-up, consists of thick-cut bacon; fried, poached or scrambled eggs; cooked tomatoes; fried mushrooms; buttered toast; and…
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Art Walk on the Wild Side: A Tour of Manchester’s Graffiti Street Art

Stroll through Manchester’s hip Northern Quarter (NQ) and you’re likely to see famous faces like Prince or David Bowie gazing out at you from much-larger-than-life street murals. The former cotton industry center brims with outdoor…
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Manchester’s Lit: From the U.K.’s Oldest Library to Punk Poetry

Bibliophiles, take note: Manchester is a literary draw, with its designation as a UNESCO City of Literature, a poetry scene that birthed renowned punk poet John Cooper Clarke, and the oldest public library in the…
Tips + Trends

From Neo-Gothic to Glass and Steel, Roam Manchester’s Patchwork of Neighborhoods

Manchester is often called the world’s first industrial city, but today thriving shops, restaurants and bars have moved into all those now-empty warehouses. Old meets new in this vibrant English city where ornate neo-Gothic buildings…
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An Insider’s Look at Manchester’s Chinatown

Manchester, the capital of northern England and the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, is a haven of cultural integration, but what I found in the city’s famous Chinatown was a unique combination of Chinese foods…
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From Saris to Street Food: Browse Manchester’s Must-Shop Markets

Manchester has a vibrant market scene that encompasses indoor and outdoor locations, traditional and alternative styles, and daily and weekly openings. This proud northern city is famed for its friendly, charismatic inhabitants, so you can…