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  • Football
    Liverpool

    Are the glory days over for Liverpool after their loss to Real Madrid?

    Some people, albeit many of them Everton fans, have speculated that Liverpool’s glory days could be over. This has been sparked by Liverpool’s recent defeat to Real Madrid in the 2022 Champions League Final. That result will come as a bitter blow to Liverpool. For the players to pick themselves up after just losing out on the Premier League title too will be a tough ask. Below, we’ll take a look back at the Champions…

  • Featured Posts
    12 Wholesome & Delicious Game Night Snacks

    12 Wholesome & Delicious Game Night Snacks

    Game night is right around the corner, and snacks are an essential part of game night. Whatever games you and your family decide to play, you’ll need fingers dry to move pieces around without staining them. Therefore, you’d want snacks that won’t be messy, that can be finished quickly, and deliver balanced nutrition. Healthy options are often overlooked. If you’re struggling to find ideas on what healthy and delicious snacks to offer, struggle no more!…

  • Other
    Amalfi

    5 Things to Do in Amalfi

    Amalfi Coast is one of Italy’s main attractions and seeing all the popular sights while taking part in activities that provide you with the authentic Amalfi experience is one of the privileges of planning ahead. Planning means making an itinerary of all the places that intrigue you the most, making a list of the foods you want to try, and finding the best luxury holiday rental in the Amalfi Coast. Although there are plenty of…

  • Other
    A Psychologist's Tip to Parenthood: Let your children make mistakes

    A Psychologist’s Tip to Parenthood: Let your children make mistakes

    Just recently a young woman came to see me. A smart woman, with an excellent education and knowledge of several languages, she is a middle manager in a small company. She came because she is aware of her potential but cannot move forward at all, which is why she feels completely unhappy. It takes a small step to get ahead – to go for a job interview. The girl never made it to the interview.…

  • Activities in Liverpool
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    Makers Market returns to the dock with over 50 stalls

    A Makers Market bringing together some of the finest local independent makers, bakers and creators is returning to Royal Albert Dock Liverpool on Sunday 3rd July.  Taking place along Hartley Quay opposite the Maritime Museum, a total of 59 stalls will offer a variety of the best seasonal produce, beautiful homeware and design products, vintage clothes, delicate jewellery and much more.  Food and drink lovers will be able to savour a selection of flavoursome dishes…

  • Places to stay in Liverpool
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    INNSiDE Liverpool Announces New Package, ‘A Sunday Well Spent’

    INNSiDE Liverpool is offering a brilliant deal this Summer, A Sunday Well Spent. Enjoy wine, amazing food and an overnight stay at a luxury hotel. INNSiDE by Meliá’s philosophy ‘Stay Curious’ means each stay will be enriched with music, art, and literature curated by the hotel’s local experts. Whether you’d like to relax, unwind or party, every INNSIDE by Melia property is designed to make guests’ stay a memorable one. With three great cities to…

  • Food and Drink in Liverpool
    bobo's

    New wine ambassador brings extra fizz to BoBo’s intoxicating wine club nights

    Liverpool’s only authentic Iberian bar, BoBo, has signed a new addition to its talented and passionate team as it take its highly popular monthly Wine Club to new heights. Laura Griffiths, a city region wine expert who operates wine and language service Lingo Vino, is to become the busy Castle Street venue’s new wine ambassador helping people master the art of choosing delicious, unusual and affordable wines. Laura, a qualified Spanish and French tutor comes alongside…

  • Activities in Liverpool
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    Jazz Saturdays at Ma Boyle’s

    Summer time is here and Jazz Saturdays at Ma Boyle’s Alehouse and Eatery are really heating up. Across July and into August, 7 new shows have been announced at the intimate and historic venue tucked away down Tower Gardens off Water Street. Working with Pazzjazz, the partnership continues to bring a kaleidoscopic range of jazz sounds to the city, infused with and inspired by the magic of New Orleans and Brazilian beats to the simmering…

  • Activities in Liverpool
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    Must-visit places in Liverpool’s North Docks

    Since the unveiling of North Shore’s Ten Streets vision, Liverpool’s North Docks has become increasingly popular and is now home to a number of amazing businesses and restaurants. The area is only to keep growing and likely become a new creative district for Liverpool, as well as home to Everton’s new grounds. Here are some of our must-visit places in the North Docks. Ten Streets Market Ten Streets Market hosts tons of local businesses and…

  • Review
    Six by Nico Liverpool Reveal New 'Guilty Pleasures' Menu 1

    Liverpool restaurants perfect for a romantic Valentine’s Day

    Valentine’s Day is all about showing your significant other that you appreciate them and spending quality time together. An amazing meal is the date start to any date night and with restaurants bound to be fully booked fast, it’s time to start deciding where you’ll be eating this year. We’ve created a guide of our favourite restaurants in Liverpool, perfect for an evening of romance this Valentine’s Day. Six by Nico Six By Nico is…

  • Review
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    Liverpool One unveils new destination sign

    A major piece of artwork to symbolise Liverpool’s growing popularity as a must-see city was unveiled yesterday, in Liverpool ONE. The giant sign, which is 14.5 metres in length, has been commissioned by Liverpool ONE and Culture Liverpool to mark a predicted increase in tourism, as we all look forward to better times ahead and move out of restrictions. Located on Thomas Steers Way near to the Hilton Hotel, the installation is visible from The…

  • Entertainment in Liverpool
    Immersive golf experience and bar, On The Green, launches at Liverpool One 1

    Immersive golf experience and bar, On The Green, launches at Liverpool One

    Liverpool One has welcomed the city’s first fully immersive golf experience with four premium golf simulators, a bar and premier roof terrace. On The Green is perfect for beginners and avid golfers, and offers a chilled atmosphere and new experiences. The immersive golf experience allows customers to play virtual 18-hole rounds of golf on a number of the world’s top courses, including Pebble Beach Golf Links (USA), Le Golf National (France), PGA National (USA) and local…

  • Festivals
    Parklife release a killer 2022 line-up

    Parklife release a killer 2022 line-up

    Parklife is back for 2022, with one of their best line-ups yet. The metropolitan festival at Heaton Park on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 June will kick-off the festival season and has bagged Tyler the Creator, 50 Cent and Megan Thee Stallion. An incredible selection of DJs will have everyone hyped with the likes of Carl Cox, Peggy Gou, Camelphat, Nina Kraviz, Amelie Lens, Sonny Fodera and many more. Bicep headlines The Valley, with Tyler…

  • Art Exhibitions in Liverpool
    Wirral students explore 'Fresh Perspectives' on art at Lady Lever

    Wirral students explore ‘Fresh Perspectives’ on art at Lady Lever

    Fresh Perspectives, the exhibition of inspiring artworks from students of five Wirral secondary schools, returns this week at the Lady Lever Art Gallery. Running from 28 January – 20 March, the exhibition contains a diverse range of paintings, photography and other artworks, all of which have been created by pupils from five Wirral schools: St Mary’s Catholic College, Wirral Grammar School for Girls, The Oldershaw School, Wirral Hospitals’ School and Prenton High School for Girls.…

  • Culture in Liverpool
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    Liverpool’s LGBTQ+ Legends

    Liverpool has a diverse history and many iconic activists, artists and celebrities in the LGBTQ+ community are from Liverpool. February is LGBTQ+ History Month, so here are some of Liverpool’s LGBTQ+ legends, who deserve celebration.   Frankie Goes to Hollywood Back in the 80s, Frankie Goes to Hollywood were a huge deal, with two openly gay band members and music that has become huge in the gay community. Formed in Liverpool, the band went against…

  • Activities in Liverpool
    Top 5 things to do for Galentine's Day in Liverpool 1

    Top 5 things to do for Galentine’s Day in Liverpool

    Being single on Valentine’s Day can be truly unbearable, watching your friends coupled up and receiving flowers and gifts. But, you can feel loved, appreciated and whole without a romantic relationship, and celebrate Galentine’s Day instead. Galentine’s Day is February 13th, and is dedicated to spending time with your friends and sharing your appreciation for those you’re romantically tied to. Usually, it’s celebrated by women but all genders are encouraged to take part. We’ve created…

  • Activities in Liverpool
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    Celebrate Chinese New Year 2022 in Liverpool

    Chinese New Year events in Liverpool are always extravagant, exciting and unique, and the Year of the Tiger celebrations promises the same. Liverpool’s Chinatown boasts the largest Chinese Ceremonial Archway in Europe, and is the entrance to many of the wonderful celebrations. On Sunday 6 February, the main events will take place and Chinese lanterns will decorate Chinatown, with buildings lit up red. Returning this year after 2021’s virtual event, the in-person spectacular will celebrate…

  • Activities in Liverpool
    'Walk for Autism' is set to return for a fifth year 2

    ‘Walk for Autism’ is set to return for a fifth year

    The team at Autism Initiatives are dusting off their trainers once more for its annual fundraising campaign Walk for Autism, which returns this coming March. The charity hopes to make it the biggest one yet in its five-year history when participants from up and down the country walk 10,000 steps per day for the eight days between March 26th and World Autism Awareness Day on April 2nd. Last year, the campaign’s participants collectively walked over…

  • Food and Drink in Liverpool
    Liverpool's Popular Foodie Institution, P&D Deli, Celebrates A Decade of Italian Excellence 2

    Liverpool’s Popular Foodie Institution, P&D Deli, Celebrates A Decade of Italian Excellence

    One of the city’s most loved Italian family run business P&D Deli is celebrating its 10th birthday. Located in Williamson Square in the heart of the city centre, the award-winning eatery was opened back in 2012 by brothers Paolo and Donato Cillo, who wanted to bring their extensive Italian culinary experience to Liverpool. With all food, including cakes, pastries and savoury dishes made inhouse in the building’s second floor ‘food lab’, P&D is a true…

  • Review
    Liverpool's top study and WFH spots 1

    Liverpool’s top study and WFH spots

    As a student in Liverpool, or a professional whose office job has become a work-from-my-bed job, you might be finding it difficult to be as productive at home, and need a new space to work from. Luckily, Liverpool is full of cosy, friendly and wonderful places, that will make your working day that little bit better or studying for that exam feel a bit lighter. We’ve created a guide to Liverpool’s top study and WFH…