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Bristol is known as the hipster city of Britain for a very good reason: its enormous and eccentric arts and culture scene. The Bristol bookshops are unique and varied; Bristol street art is famous across the UK (Banksy started here, after all). Then there’s the Bristol theatre scene and all the fantastic talks and lectures …

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A country as old as the UK, with so many ghosts, castles, medieval villages, and dramatic landscapes, is going to have a lot of unusual places to stay. Some of the most quirky hotels in the UK hide secrets behind their bookcases or are so haunted that they’ve appeared on national TV. Here are some …

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London is one of the most bookish cities in the world, there’s no shortage of things you can get up to if you’re a fan of quaint bookshops, book cafes, literary museums and theatre! And that’s only scratching the surface. Home to Dickens, Orwell, Wiliam Blake and countless other literary greats, the historical sites alone …

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If you’re looking for somewhere literary to head on your next holiday, consider a visit to the East of England. More specifically, why not check out all the bookish things to do in Norwich, a UNESCO City of Literature. In 2012, Norwich became the first UNESCO City of Literature in England. It was the second …

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Katsu is a fascinating part of the Japanese cuisine. While at first it simply seems like fried chicken, the recipe and method of cooking Japanese katsu are very specific, and require real finesse to get it just right. Once you’ve mastered the art of Japanese katsu, you can make both chicken katsu and pork katsu …

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We love taking Asian cooking classes, in part because Japanese, Korean, and Chinese are our favourite cuisines, and also because finding authentic versions of these foods outside their respective countries can be difficult and often expensive. If we can make it at home, with the help of a London cookery school, then we can save …

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Bristol is often considered the hipster capital of the UK. It is also our former home and one of our most cherished cities. A large part of the reason for that is the enormous selection of magnificent Bristol bookshops. In Bristol, you’ll find two Waterstones and a Foyles. There’s also a wealth of independent bookshops …

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Japanese food is a culinary adventure! From classic dishes like sushi and ramen to street foods like takoyaki and taiyaki, there is something for everyone to adore when it comes to Japanese food. And although London is a fair way from Tokyo, there are some fantastic Japanese cooking classes available in London. One such London …

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While Covent Garden is known for its mesmerising architecture, the history attached to the place, and the market shopping that can be done there, the area also has some fantastic food options. From Japanese bakeries to traditional Italian restaurants, as well as a huge host of choices for traditional British food, there are some truly …

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Covent Garden is famous for being one of the most picturesque, photogenic, and lively areas in London. Tourists and locals alike flock there every single day for the market, the unique shopping experiences, and the great pubs, restaurants, and Covent Garden hotels. Covent Garden is also a haven for bookworms! Here, you’ll find some of …

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