Manchester is mainly famous for its soccer clubs, but the city itself has a rich history which results in a kind of unique city scape. Having played a key role in the Industrial Revolution, architecture and the industrious character remind of this time. Thus, Manchester is quite perfect for a bit of time travel! However, there are a few special things which you will get to know when reading our top things… Read More
BA Terraces Lounge Manchester is one of several outstation lounges of British Airways. This one is a special one anyway as it was once opened for way more traffic when British Airways was still operating more flights out of Manchester. For passengers using the lounge this is a good thing as there is plenty of seating in the airy lounge which also offers nice views. Check out our rating of the BA… Read More
Manchester Airport is the biggest airport in the UK outside of London and handles more than 20 million passengers a year. The airport with its three terminals has a constant growth of passengers and offers flights to several interesting destinations all over the world. Passengers can enjoy a relatively flawless experience with shops, restaurants, hotels and lounges provided. Learn more in our Airport Guide! Manchester Airport may be only the third biggest… Read More
Transportation in Manchester is not easy to explain. There are several different operators of regional trains which have a very difficult fare system. At the same time, public transportation in the inner city is very well developed and consists of a combination of buses and the Metrorail, a tram system with very frequent operations. Taxis in Manchester are safe, but rather expensive. When it comes to transportation in Manchester, it is worth… Read More
The Lowry Hotel Manchester is a former Rocco Forte hotel. This means that the culinarian standards at the property are very high. We took the opportunity and enjoyed an amazing dinner at The River Bar & Grill. We opted for a set menu for 24.95 pounds (~ 35 Euro / 38 US-Dollar) which comes with three courses and a mandatory 10 percent service charge. Dinner at The Lowry Hotel Manchester was nothing… Read More
Running in Manchester was the perfect addition to our sightseeing tour through the city. As our time in Manchester was limited, we decided to not visit the renowned Old Trafford in the far West. However, I decided to run a little longer than usual to also enjoy the stadium which was actually a little underwhelming. Nevertheless, running in Manchester was a real pleasure. Find more content about Manchester on our city page!… Read More
Manchester is mainly famous for its two very successful soccer clubs, Manchester United and Manchester City. Even though Manchester’s history dates back to Roman times, the city of Manchester played a key role when it comes to the Industrial Revolution. Therefore, Manchester’s city scape is characterized by buildings and architecture of then, but some modern houses crept in as well. Find more content about Manchester on our city page! Answering that the… Read More
Always being asked “What the hell do you want in Manchester?” before we departed, we are actually very happy with what we saw in Manchester. The contrast between modern and old, chic and abandoned, was very interesting!