Manchester is one of the UK’s hidden gems: brimming with chic hotels, trendy vintage shops and markets and a blossoming food and drink scene. Yet Manchester is still pretty much undiscovered by the average tourist. Need more convincing? Check out our list of reasons why you need to visit Manchester.
Unfortunately I did not get to experience Portobello Market in all of its glory given that I ended up there on a Thursday morning, however Portobello Road itself was still worth a wander. A fantastic mixture of charming and chintzy, this area of the city promises a variety of high end buys as well as some great deals. I was also happily surprised by the number of stalls selling handmade goods made by local artists. Read More