Posts Tagged ‘ AOL ’

Britain’s Biggest Eyesores

Mar 7th, 2009 | By

That was the title given to one of those AOL headline grabbing stories that ISP’s love to run every other moment of the day. Was it voted for by the great British Public? Or visiting tourists? Or anyone at all? It was probably either decided by some “experts” or a panel or plucked from the air.Obviously designed to get you to click on it when you get to the web page (well it worked; I did!) maybe it is nothing more than linking you to
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What Makes the Worst UK Tourist Destinations

Feb 26th, 2009 | By

A week or so ago, AOL ran a little feature listing the 10 worst destinations for tourists in the UK. Apart from 1 in Wales (Holyhead) and 1 in Scotland (Cumbernauld) all were in England. (Well done Northern Ireland for not making the list.)Some of them seem a little unfair. Wolverhampton has a lot going for it and Hackney has a very vibrant feel to it with some good restaurants that beckon.How did AOL choose?Was there one of those online polls so beloved of the
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What makes the worst tourist destinations?

Jan 21st, 2009 | By

Last week AOL ran a little feature listing the 10 worst destinations for tourists in the UK. Apart from 1 in Wales (Holyhead) and 1 in Scotland (Cumbernauld) all were in England. (Well done Northern Ireland in not making the list.)Some of them seem a little unfair. Wolverhampton has a lot going for it, Bantock House and wandering through West Park on a nice bright Sunday spring to mind and Hackney has a very vibrant feel to it with some good restaurants that beckon. Nearly
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