Despite opening back in 2013, there’s still a bit of a furore surrounding Manchester House, and indeed the entire restaurant scene in the city. After the infamous BBC series Restaurant Wars, Manchester found itself amidst a debate whether the city was truly ready for the full ‘fine dining’ experience (presupposing that the inhabitants have… Read More The Food Review: Manchester House
The concept of innocence, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is recognised by a ‘freedom from sin, guilt, or moral wrong in general; the state of being untainted with, or unacquainted with, evil; moral purity’. Virtuous nature is often associated with children, as they are ultimately perceived to be free from corruption. This notion has… Read More Landscape through innocent eyes: French New Wave cinema reasserted through Post-Colonial Film
After an incredibly successful run at London’s National Portrait Gallery, the critically acclaimed Vogue 100: A Century of Style has now found a new home at Manchester Art Gallery. British Vogue here celebrates its remarkable achievements through its one hundred years of publication, spanning its tentative beginnings in 1916 to the cultural powerhouse that it… Read More Vogue 100: A Century of Style Exhibition
Welcome to Germany’s second largest city. Sometimes depicted as bleak, tacky, and slightly on the seedy side, Hamburg doesn’t sound all that appealing on paper. However, these preconceptions will immediately dissolve once you discover this beautiful city and its people for yourself. Here locals and tourists are far more friendly than the German capital- its… Read More 48 Hours in Hamburg
After a somewhat perilous, slightly sweaty overnight bus from Munich, we finally arrived at the German capital. From the central bus station, you can hop straight on to the S Bahn/ U Bahn underground trains to your accommodation, the fastest and easiest way to get around the city. Finding ourselves with several hours to kill… Read More Kreuzberg, Berlin: Does it really live up to the hype?
Having never visited Germany before, I may have built up a rather stereotypical, exaggerated image of what I expected from Munich; I wanted to be charmed by fairy tale castles, free flowing beer, and a few lederhosen clad men thrown in for good measure. I was therefore somewhat surprised to see that Munich did not… Read More 48 Hours in Munich