The coastal capital has always been one of Europe’s most beautiful walled cities, full of interesting winding streets and Baroque mansions, yet Mdina, further north, is even more fairytale, with its high bastions and moat.
The United Kingdom – made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland - is a varied, fascinating country. You’ll find different dialects, celtic languages and unique communities, traditions, myths and legends.
Scotland is a country famed for its natural beauty – its rolling glens and hills, its windswept western isles and pristine lochs – and while we’re not arguing with any of that, it’s also true that there’s loads more going on than pretty flora and fauna.
At first glance Reading isn’t a cultural icon; if you spent your teenage years in its vicinity you might still consider the Oracle shopping centre to be the Home Counties equivalent of The Dubai Mall.
Manchester might be well-established as a haven of nightlife, from its rich musical heritage to its modern clubbing meccas. But if you want to head out for an altogether more civilised excursion, then it’s also got heaps of places, from the cute to the cash-splashing, to treat yourself to the ultimate in decadent eating: high tea.
If the city of Oxford is known for anything, it’s providing an education that’s second to none. But you don’t need three years and a student loan to leave Oxford feeling like you’ve learned a thing or two.
If you're travelling from further afield, Newcastle might not be top of your list as a city to visit. But those in the know are already familiar with the idea of Newcastle as one of Britain's best cities.
From delicious dive bars and brilliant boozers to chic cocktail bars with pricey drops and panoramic views, this city has it all when it comes to getting a bit squiffy.
Then Liverpool's got more picture perfect afternoon tea venues than you can shake a mop-top haircut at. So if you love them (yeah, yeah, yeah), then here's 11 spots guaranteed to send you all in a spin.
Well-known and long-respected for its thriving independent arts and music scene, Liverpool has more recently expanded its museums offer.
At Edinburgh’s major hotels, afternoon tea gives us all the chance to experience a window into the high life without paying for a suite – or splashing out on a Michelin-starred tasting menu with wine flight.
England is enchanting, eccentric and endlessly fascinating. It’s dotted with natural marvels, lush National Parks and rural vistas that are begging to be front and centre on a postcard.