Our 4-hour ride on Virgin Trains took us to the city of Manchester, situated in the northwest of England. A city known for industry, we enjoyed seeing its two Premier Team stadiums: City’s Etihad, which we toured, and United’s Old Trafford.

  • Currency: Pound Sterling
  • Metrolink over-ground tram system makes the city very accessible

Metrolink Tram

The tram system runs throughout much of the city of Manchester. For our day visit, we purchased 1-day anytime travelcards for zones 1 and 2 (located at any station). The cost for adults is £4.30 and £2.10 for children.

Manchester Metrolink map_March_2020

Kensington High Street

London Boroughs

It’s impossible to see all of London in a few days, but we worked to discover as much as possible on our trip to Northwestern Europe. London is the dynamic capital of the United Kingdom. Located in England, the metropolis of Greater London is divided into 33 boroughs. These smaller districts create manageable areas within…

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