Booked on a flight to Manchester? You are in for a surprise, as this city, despite its less than stellar rep, is decidedly unboring.
A developer’s dream, Manchester is full of eye-popping contemporary building designs, with all the old industrial haunts and dilapidated quays gradually being transformed into state-of-the-art functional urban spaces. [Continue reading…]
Now is as good a time as any to join a gym, and if you haven’t been to one for a while you might be surprised at the advanced facilities that are on offer. The state of the art equipment, stimulating classes and plush environments in some of Manchester’s top gyms can make working out fun rather than a chore. [Continue reading…]
Nail treatments are becoming increasingly sophisticated and are a relatively inexpensive beauty treatment. We have a number of deals for nails across Manchester, making them even more affordable. Here are some of the latest treatments that you might want to try: [Continue reading…]
Picture the scene – you’ve arrived at your office night out feeling a million dollars in an outfit that you spent hours shopping for. Then, your biggest work rival shows up wearing exactly the same outfit! Unfortunately, that’s the risk with high street shopping. One way to avoid that is to try shopping somewhere a bit alternative, maybe a little quirky and certainly a bit different. In fact, somewhere like the Northern Quarter in Manchester. [Continue reading…]
Now that the summer months are upon us, it’s a time when many of us flock to festivals. There’s a good selection to choose from in Manchester, and even if you’ve missed some of them, others take place at various times of the year. Here are a few of the most well-known: [Continue reading…]
It’s bad enough missing your train, but when you’ve missed the chance to pick up some shopping whilst rushing to the station, it’s even worse. Thankfully, at Piccadilly Rail that isn’t a problem as it is well supplied with a selection of shops and eateries. [Continue reading…]
If someone asked you to list some of the most typically unhealthy meals, I expect that an Indian curry would feature somewhere near the top. But eating an enjoyable Indian meal doesn’t have to be a no go area for those on a diet. [Continue reading…]
I have been to a few concerts at the MEN, the latest of which was the X-factor tour, and the acoustics are incredible. Whether it’s a pop concert or a classical extravaganza; the Manchester Evening News Arena (MEN) is the place in Manchester for world class performances. [Continue reading…]
You can travel from Manchester City Centre to virtually anywhere in the city through its networks of buses, trams and trains. Although many of these are privately run, the Greater Manchester Transport Executive (GMPTE), now known as ‘Transport for Greater Manchester’, is the body responsible for public transport in Manchester. [Continue reading…]
As a regular viewer of televised stand up comedy I decided that it was high time to visit a live show at one of the many comedy venues in Manchester. Me and my partner decided on the Comedy Store at Deansgate Locks because it is well-known, in a good area of the city and surrounded by trendy bars.