Manchester is one of the world's great sporting cities, and a lot of that is down to Manchester United.
Entirely lacking in flair but highly functional, apart from the security process - that, you're going to hate.
A walking tour gives visitors an insight into this northern British city's musical pedigree.
Manchester's street buzz and air of affluence kick into high gear in December when its Christmas markets pull in the festive crowds.
As reinventions go, England's cool capital of the north delivers an impressive result.
There's not a scratch in sight, it looks sensational and there's a spring in the crew's step.
King Street Townhouse is a regal addition to Manchester's buzzing boutique hotel scene.