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York Ghosts & Haunted Places (+ Ghost Tours)

York, sometimes called The City of a Thousand Ghosts, has been touted for decades as the most haunted city in the UK, in Europe, even the entire world. When you consider that York has a rich history that goes back almost two thousand years, to the time of the Roman Empire, it’s not all that …

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11 Cultural & Unique Things to Do in York

What an incredible city York is. A place rich in Roman, Medieval, Tudor, and Victorian history. A city for bookworms and art-lovers. A friendly, warm town of ancient cobbled streets and strange, enigmatic places. We have so much to say about historic, haunted York. So, let’s start with the most unique things to do in …

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10 Beautiful Cambridge Bookshops & Cafes

There are dozens of reasons to visit Cambridge, one of the UK’s oldest and most historic cities. Home to one of our most famous universities, Cambridge is a marvel of architecture, arts, and literature. And with all of that come a host of must-visit Cambridge bookshops. The bookshops of Cambridge are some of the most …

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6 Must Visit Independent Bookshops in Norwich, UK

In 2012 Norwich was crowned England’s first UNESCO City of Literature. It was the second city in the UK to be given the title after Edinburgh was named the first City of Literature in 2004. This should mean there’s little surprise in knowing that there are a lot of great little bookshops in Norwich. Today …

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2 Perfect Days In Haworth Yorkshire

‘Heathcliff, make the world stop right here. Make everything stop and stand still and never move again. Make the moors never change and you and I never change.’ Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights As you step into Haworth village in West Yorkshire, it wouldn’t take much convincing to believe these words written so long ago had …

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8 Incredible UK Tattoo Artists to Check Out Now

The UK is a country that celebrates its tattoo artists. Having tattoos as a millennial is so much the norm that it’s almost stranger to not have any at this point. This means that the UK is flooded with some of the best tattoo artists working in the business right now. Tattoo-lovers travel from the …

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A Perfect Oxford Day Trip for Culture Lovers

Spending your UK vacation in a slew of quaint British towns is definitely a memorable experience. In fact, it’s the experience of a lifetime for anyone coming from outside the UK, especially when considering the history, architecture, and traditional culture at your fingertips. Indulging in the local culture is something you will cherish. Oxford is one such …

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Oxford Itinerary: 3 Days in the City of Dreaming Spires

After having called Oxford my home for almost three years, I can say with confidence that it is one of the prettiest cities I have ever visited and lived in. Even though it isn’t the biggest, the city of dreaming spires can never bore you. It is rich in cultural wonders, as well as astonishing …

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6 Places to visit in Yorkshire for Book Lovers

Yorkshire, infamously referred to by its inhabitants as ‘God’s Own County’, has been inspiring writers and poets for generations. What makes Yorkshire so special is undoubtedly its natural landscape. Windswept moors, dramatic coastal cliffs and rolling country fields, are just a selection of Yorkshire’s natural beauty on offer. And many of these places of natural …

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