The ibis Manchester Centre 96 Portland Street Hotel Review

The ibis Manchester Centre 96 Portland Street Hotel Review: August 2019

Rock up to Marvellous Manchester, for a chic city break with friends, family or a loved one, and stay in the ibis Manchester Centre 96 Portland Street Hotel.  Located near Manchester Piccadilly train station, the Arndale shopping centre you are right in the heart of all the exciting city action.

Recently refurbished, the hotel’s lovely lobby provides a contemporary space to kick back and chill or a relaxed place to get out the laptop and work your way to the top.  Love the Manchester Bee wallpaper too.

The moment you arrive, the whole vibe is friendly, fab and warm, even as you wait for the lift you get a big beautiful textual hug, “From the heart is personal, a genuine one-off”.

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Stay connected in your Sweetroom with free high-speed wifi, large 22-inch flat screen TV and unique USB charging hub.

The all new Double Sweetroom, provides a modern modular accommodation, with private bathroom including shower and mirrored sink area.

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The main bedroom with splashes of colour vibes, blackout curtain, featured a super snug and cosy SweetBed, a desk area with complimentary tea and coffee making facilities.  The hotel kept us sweet with a fab welcome platter, packed with sweet treats such a lovely touch.

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Breakout Liverpool Spellbound and Outbreak Escape Games Review

Breakout Liverpool Spellbound and Outbreak Escape Games Review: August 2019

Liverpool city centre, the location for a truly magical and zombified escape game challenge.  Both game-masters Meg and Shannon, one of the creators of spellbound, were an absolute dream team and a delight to meet, making our experience even more immersive and interesting.

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Swish your wand and prepare to be spellbound, an amazing quality magical and mystical game play experience.

Summon your team of Witches and warlocks, as a dangerous magical artefact has gone missing.  Grab your cloaks and wands, as you need to find the artefact before it ends up in the wrong hands.

It’s the Old Magical Academy annual school reunion, the ideal time for you all to sneak into the school, but Shush…as you are not meant to be there, so don’t get discovered!

Enter the abandoned classroom, work out the riddles, locks, potions and clues to ensure you escape with the artefact orb in hand, as this time a detention could be deadly!

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Harry Ramsden Blackpool Review

Harry Ramsden Blackpool Review: August 2019

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside…well when the sunshine is out, the blanket blue sky setting makes beautiful Blackpool a breath-taking sight.

Rock up to Harry Ramsden Blackpool, no bucket and spade required, to enjoy Fish & Chips inside Blackpool’s most prestigious and iconic landmark – Blackpool Tower.

From Beach to bar, Harry’s has taken Blackpool’s signature seaside theme, as the inspiration for their new look restaurant.  Why not enjoy a martini or a virgin Pina colada at the bar before you chow down?

Décor a classy chic vibe with intimate booth style seating, ideal for family, friends or a casual date night out.

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Wildwood Restaurant Skipton – Review

Wildwood Restaurant Skipton – Review: August 2019

Wonderfully warm and welcoming Wildwood Skipton really had good vibes about the place.

The restaurant boasts airy, contemporary décor which gives a chic cool vibe to the place.

Gabriella and her team; Aaron, Freya, Katie, along with our delightful server David have created that relaxed home away from home feel.

Super scrummy starters began with their brilliant baked brie and one of my ultimate fav Wildwood dishes bruschetta Caprese.  Along with some marinated olives, this makes for the perfect starter.

Marvellous mouth-watering mains included the tasty tagliatelle alla norma, I can not walk in a Wildwood without ordering this dish! Also, their signature Smokey bbq ribs which my plus one scoffed in full and washed down with a Day Time!

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Escape Reality Birmingham The Iron Kingdom Escape Game Review

Escape Reality Birmingham Iron Kingdom Escape Game Review: August 2019

Escape Reality Birmingham, the exciting and electric location for the Escape room game The Iron Kingdom.  All the onsite team are super lovely, warmly welcoming us and did an amazing job looking after us throughout.

These are dark times, so we had to prepare to do battle for what was rightfully ours, as we team Falcon, are the rightful heirs to the throne.

Seven Kingdoms, the largest continent in the World, is home to seven Nobel families.  However, the Iron Throne in the heart of this Kingdom, has created conflict, war and bloodshed.

News delivered by horse and scroll is rumoured to have declared the current King is not the rightful heir.  Now brave warriors, you must step forward into the fold and prepare to arm yourself and fight your way to victory.

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Escape Live Birmingham Time Machine Escape Game Review

Escape Live Birmingham Time Machine Escape Game Review: August 2019

Escape Live Birmingham, under the arches, on Henrietta Street was the place where time didn’t stand still, as we prepared to time travel and be vortexed off into different dimensional parallel worlds.

Game master Guy…what a Guy…friendly, plenty of patience and just a lovely chap.  Guy let us into a secret shush…Jamie Sherman, ingenious inventor, has actually managed to invent the world’s first-time machine.

However, hold off the celebrations, as things have gone a little bit wrong, as Jamie noticed a serious glitch and needs your help.

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Escape Hunt Birmingham Our Finest Hour Escape Room Review

Escape Hunt Birmingham Our Finest Hour Escape Room Review: August 2019

Charlie and Ford, two of the lovely Escape Hunt games masters at Birmingham HQ, welcomed us and prepared us to battle and clinch victory from the enemy.

Step back into 1942, a time the world is at war, Intel has confirmed that the Nazi’s has developed super weapons that could literally wipe Britain off the map.

We were recruited as MI6 top agents to find and destroy this weaponry, within 60 minutes, reporting back to HQ with our successes.

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