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City Swap with ibis Hotels: A Weekend in Cambridge

This last weekend, Tom and I swanned up to Cambridge for a night. Having only ever known it as home to one of the most prestigious universities in the world, I’d always been somewhat curious about the place – so when the invitation from ibis Hotels came to take part in a Valentine’s City Swap with the lovely Tilly¬† (who’s adventures in Brighton you can read about here) I jumped at the chance. Cambridge totally stole our hearts and surpassed our expectations for beauty, good food and a sophisticated night out (for us, anyway). I wish we could have stayed longer, but the amount of goodness we managed to pack in to 24 hours is something to behold. Accommodation This trip was arranged and paid for by ibis, who very kindly allowed us a complimentary night at their Cambridge hotel. I think the term ‘stone’s throw’ is often over used when speaking with regards to how conveniently located something is, but ibis is quite literally a stone’s throw from Cambridge train station. No, seriously, I …

Watch A Movie OUTSIDE, IN BED with ibis Hotels and Brightons Big Screen

My first experience of Brightons Big Screen was in 2012. I can be 100% sure of that because I went there to watch the olympics. It cannot be disputed that those were held in 2012, therefore I can – for once in my forgetful life – state this fact with full conviction. Tickets were free, we all sat on the cold, hard floor and struggled to hear most of the audio and it was way over on the less glamorous side of the pier. Fast forward 5 years and we have ourselves a serious tourist attraction. Now, you’ll find the big screen in between Palace Pier and the Marina. It’s a great big gated area with a food truck and a huge bar and popcorn sellers and cocktail makers. There are deck chairs to sit on, or gorgeous wooden tables – or, as I had the pleasure of experiencing this weekend, ibis SweetBeds. Last Friday, I got dressed up all nice, told Tom to put a shirt on and gave him absolutely no indication of …