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Discover day trips and big eats…

Hi I’m Bex, I created Bright Lights Big City to take some of the fuss out of discovering great places to go and epic things to eat and drink. Are you looking for somewhere new to visit? Take a look through my site for travel inspiration, top tips and plenty of incredible restaurants and cafes to keep the ‘hanger’ at bay.
Happy exploring! ✌🏻

Where next?

Whether it’s your dream trip or a day trip, there might be something here that sparks that ‘Ooo I’d like to go there’ feeling. Let’s find your next trip!


Having a former chef as a Mum has given me an appreciation for seeking out awesome places to eat and drink as well as a dangerous obsession for seriously good coffee. Take a look at what’s good where you’re headed.

Kit for your trip

Looking to invest in a new bit of kit? These are my tried and tested travel favourites. You can also follow the hashtag #kitforyourtrip

Things to do in…

Curated lists of trip recommendations by location. Sometimes you don’t know where to begin and this will give you a great starting point.

Food & drink in…

Short curated lists of places I love to eat and drink. Don’t know where to try? This helpful research full of tips and recommendations will help.


You’ve got to love the all encompassing ‘Lifestyle’ banner! Head to this section to find out what else I’ve been up to – from fitness and festivals to theatre.

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