Escape Reality Manchester Break out & Break in: Alcatraz & Bank Job Escape Rooms – Review

Escape Reality Manchester Break out & Break in: Alcatraz & Bank Job Escape Rooms – Review: February 2019

Location: Escape Reality Manchester city centre, you have been transported back to 1934, locked up in the notorious Alcatraz, just off San Francisco Bay, a maximum high security prison along with some seriously dangerous criminals.

With our intake, the prison had reached maximum capacity for the first time ever, so tensions and stress are running high and now was the time to make our move before special measures are implemented.

No prison has ever contained us, after much plotting, the plan is in place.  Police uniform secured and convict cuffed, the inmates have created a diversion leaving all remaining inmates in cells unguarded. With nerves of steel, we made our gutsy move to break free, question is can you?

Crazy enough to break out of Alcatraz, after a few years rest, we decided to return to crime, but this time we decided to break in and show them who’s boss and pull off a big diamond heist and get that much needed cash boost into our depleted bank accounts.

We grabbed our elite squad of highly skilled bank robbers, as we were amongst the chosen few who had been challenged to infiltrate the security systems at the world’s most protected bank vaults.

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Escape Hunt Manchester Cowboys Vs Pirates: Wild West & Blackbeard’s Treasure Escape Rooms – Review

Escape Hunt Manchester Cowboys Vs Pirates: Wild West & Blackbeard’s Treasure – Review: February 2019

Exciting Escape Hunt Manchester, located in Manchester city centre, is where all the action takes place.  Cowboy or Pirate, you decide and prepare for a wild west ride or swash buckling adventure.

I am sure you will be warmly welcomed by the team, just like on our arrival, and their game masters are awesome.

Howdy partners, the wild west tiny frontier town of East Victoria, has struck gold, so celebrations throughout town are rife.

Not everything that glistens is gold though, as with this news, the bloodthirsty Bill French Gang are riding their way into town to claim the gold and kill everyone in East Victoria.

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Lucardo Escape Rooms Manchester: Gem Runner – Review

Lucardo Escape Rooms Manchester: Gem Runner Review: December 2018

Lucardo escape rooms, located in Manchester city centre, offer an excellent escape experience that is sure to get your pulses racing and minds working, as you race against the clock.

Josh our games master warmly welcomed us and explained the rules and different lock type in the game.  Enthusiastic, full of energy and a genuine passion for escape games, Josh did an amazing job throughout.

The Gem Runner escape game, located in a fictional central bank in Manchester city centre, was a high-quality adventure with well thought out puzzles and problems for our specialist elite team of robbers to decode and crack.

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Breakout Manchester Spy Training and Crack the Case: Reclassified Blue and Identify Escape Games – Review

Breakout Manchester Spy Training and Crack the Case: Reclassified Blue and Identify Escape Games – Review: December 2018

Located in the cool, quirky, eclectic northern quarter hub, in Manchester city centre, is the brilliant Breakout Manchester.  Prepare to motivate your mind to find clues and solve a serious of puzzles, to unlock padlocks.  Do you accept the challenge, can you Breakout, can you escape?

The names Bond, James Bond…007 eat your heart out and prepare to become the spy you always wanted to be, take your final exam in the exciting, immersive and electrifying Reclassified escape game experience.

The Reclassified Green and Blue games are identical, so if you are in two groups this will bring out the competitive juices and allow you to race the other team.  The Reclassified games are unique, fun and highly addictive and test many areas of perception, observation, speed and skill.  Jess our games master was an absolute legend.  Keep a steady hand, focused mind and you will become 007 in no time.

Once you have fine tuned your Secret agent Spy skills, get the PLASTIC TOY WATER GUNS at the ready, to take on the Identify game.

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MindLock Escape Rooms York Viking Valhalla & Cluedo – Review

MindLock Escape Rooms York Viking Valhalla & Cluedo Review: November 2018

Located in the heart of York city centre, opposite Clifford’s Tower, MindLock Escape Rooms, offers a unique and immersive experience.  Games are designed for 2 – 6 players and offer a variety of fabulous fun themes.  Your team must escape within 60 minutes.  Ryan our games master on the day was amazing!!

Feel and embrace your inner Viking as you take on the Viking Valhalla room.  Your strong army of Vikings have battled courageously to earn their right to be dining with the Gods in Valhalla, but upon awakening your hord are in limbo.  Please the gods, like we did, and crack the critical tasks to earn your place alongside them in Valhalla where Thor and Odin await your Viking army.

Trapped within the office of a large lavish mansion house, a killer running wild, whodunit? Well that is up to you and your team of detectives to work out in the killer game Cluedo. Ask yourselves Who, What and Where – identify the killer, find the murder weapon and location of the crime before your 60 minutes countdown ends and the murderer returns to the house to finish you off too.

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Luxury Rail Trip to Edinburgh

Luxury Rail Trip to Edinburgh

Lovely luxury indulgence, from time to time, can be good for the mind, body and soul.  However, the focus for me is about affordable luxury to enjoy a luxury rail trip up to Edinburgh.

Travel in Style

Trainline – First Class TransPennine Express

Get things off to a super start and let Trainlines dedicated 500+ team take care of all your travel needs.  By booking your tickets with Trainline, a one stop shop whereby can search for all the best fares with a variety of train operators, to bag yourself a bargain.  You can book online or via their app, making searching for affordable fares easy and a simple experience.  Sit back and enjoy the view.

Opt for physical tickets to collect or e-tickets, the smart ticketing choice for travel on the go.  App tickets especially ideal for the wet and wintery weather, as no need to worry about wet or loss of tickets too! Plan ahead and first-class fares may not be out of reach, with many operators such as TransPennine Express covering the Edinburgh route.

Where to Stay

Novotel Edinburgh Centre – The Sensational Suite

Book into the Novotel Edinburgh Centre hotel, for a few nights, located on Lauriston Place, is a contemporary cosy hub, ideal for business, couples or family trips.  The Royal Mile, Princess street and Edinburgh Castle, literally on your doorstep, and are just a short walk away by foot.  The hotel offers a range of onsite facilities including the Tap bar and restaurant, fitness centre and a sensational indoor heated pool with colour changing mood jacuzzi, hammam and sauna.

Make your stay super-duper and opt for the sensational suite, the perfect accommodations with a relaxed and homely atmosphere, that offers a well-designed large space, for up to two adults and two children.  An incredible balcony with breath-taking and incredible views across one side of Edinburgh with a living room, two flat screen televisions and Wi-Fi.

The bedroom, with the stunning Scottish artwork mural, bathroom with power shower, complimentary toiletries, slipper and bathrobes to use throughout the duration of your stay.

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Can You Escape Edinburgh Operation Odyssey – Review

Can You Escape Edinburgh Operation Odyssey Review: November 2018

Can you Escape Edinburgh opened their escape room brand back in 2014 and has since won many awards and accolades including Scotland’s best family day out, has been named the best performing small business by the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce and received two TripAdvisor certificates of excellence.

Mission: Operation Odyssey, an out of this world, galactic space adventure for all you budding astronauts out there.  Lucky to become Space cadets, along with our commander, we embarked on our solar system star gazing mission on the International space station, but things soon took a drastic turn.

“Houston, we have a problem, the escape pod needs to be fixed”.  Somewhat a muffled and crackled radio signal, but luckily Houston received our distress signal and concluded that an unexpected meteor shower struck the main ship.

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