Sometimes we can go places and not see their real essence because we are not looking in the right direction or we just miss a turn. Beyond the postcard is a BBC Learning English site that aims at showing the hidden treasures you can find around the Uk. It is well worth checking and it comes with useful video and audio exercises.
If you are planning a trip, it is advisable to check on the basics before setting off.
Thanks to The Lonely Planet we can find out a lot about a place before getting there, the world is but a click away. And if you want to a peek Geovideos bring us clips from all over the world as filmed by locals. Click here to see them