FEEL THE MANCUNIAN SPIRIT!

Most Indians would know Manchester for its passion for soccer! However, you must get under the skin of the city and explore it yourself to know what it can offer to an experimental traveller. Whether it’s swaying to alive band performance by the likes of Oasis, Joy Division and the Stone Roses,attending an international festival or witnessing a major football match,there’s a crazy variety of things to do in Manchester at all times. In fact,the buzz of the place is so contagious that you’d want to stay out all night, exploring its vibrant food and drink scene. The city’ several new independent bars and restaurants play cutting-edge live music and serve everything from sushi, baos and pizzas to fish and chips and steaks! What gives Manchester its true character is its diversity and the multicultural population. More than 200 languages are spoken in the city-that proudly houses a Chinatown, a gay village as well as a Curry Mile that infamous for its fantastic wealth of South Asian (Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan and Bangladeshi) restaurants outside the Indian subcontinent.Energetic, entrancing and individual, Manchester is definitely worth a few days of exploration.

DID YOU KNOW? Manchester is a city of many firsts. This is where atom was first split, world’s first passanger railway was opened and where the modern computer was invented. It’s also the birthplace of vegetarianism!

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MUST DO: BOROUGH MARKET FOOD TOUR IN LONDON

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Visiting a food market is always one of the most interesting ways to experience a destination. And why not? It’s fun, affordable and interactive. For a riot of colours, sights and smells and a quick insight into the ever-evolving food scene of London, hit the Borough Market that sits on one end of the London Bridge. Wander around and get to know all about its 1,000-year-old extraordinary heritage. Read more

EAT YOUR WAY THROUGH LONDON!

Whether you’re visiting London for the first time or a regular to England’s kaleidoscopic capital, one thing you must certainly do is dedicate more time to eating and drinking around the city. Hearty English breakfasts, elegant afternoon teas, gorgeous fine-dining venues, Michelin-starred kitchens, millions of farmer’s and food markets, some of the best coffee joints in the world… London can leave you salivating for months.

michael decozar, head hallporter

Before you’re utterly bewildered with endless choices and recommendations, we get Michael De Cozar, head hall porter, Ritz London, to reveal his top food experiences in the city! Having served the prestigious hotel for 45 long years, he has London’s biggest secrets and surprises at his fingertips! Read more