Brighton’s favourite adage must be “let’s do it”… here the unusual is the norm. Art is displayed in bars and theatre is performed in restaurants. People get along fantastically and everyone loves the hippy culture. This is the single most important talent hub of England in all domains of fine arts, music, literature, theatre and… Read the full article
Brighton Travel Guide You Need At Every Step
There are no outstanding monuments in Brighton and neither does it have natural marvels and not many emperors have endowed it with decadent palaces. So why is Brighton England’s third most visited city…it’s not a business and finance hub either!! The answer lies in the vibe of the city, it’s almost overpowering spirit of innovation and collaboration which is matched by very few places in the world.
The largest artists free festival called “open house festival” happens in Brighton (between 6th to 20th may) and so does the biggest music festival of the country (Great Escape) and one of the biggest fringe festivals (between May to June). The LGBT capital of UK has a record number of cafes and restaurants that also double up as gig venues and event spaces.
This is an electronic music hub with Fat Boy Slim and Princess Nokia embellishing its name and it also has open air Grecian amphitheatres, cabaret venues, fringe art centres and a staggering number of music production houses.
Walk along the lovely Brighton Pier and you will see artists selling their artwork directly to the public. Go to the Lanes and buy vegan shoes, vintage labels and kitschy lingerie and then dine in zero waste kitchens (Silo) before moving on to crowd funded pubs (Bison Arms).
Take a sunset cruise on the Chanel and enjoy the bracing air or sweep up in a helicopter while taking in the aerial view of the liveliest city in England. In Brighton, the major attractions like Royal Pavilion, Brighton Dome, Sea life Aquarium, Clock Tower and even the pretty seafront takes a backseat …the stars of the show is the art-food-music scene.
Learn all about this out of the box city in our interesting guide to Brighton. Here is a great article to make a head start: The non-conventional city Brighton and its tourism.
Also go through the articles below and know in details about each aspect of travel in Brighton including top attractions, tours, great hotels, restaurants, bars & pubs, shopping, local transports and more.
Getting to the City Brighton is served by the airports around London. London Gatwick Airport is around 30 kilometres north of the city and it takes only half an hour by train to reach Brighton from the airport. Heathrow airport to Brighton takes around 90 minutes. Stansted and Luton airports too are well connected to… Read the full article