Liverpool city life
While in Liverpool, you will enjoy numerous social and cultural activities. It will be almost impossible for you to cover all the great things and attractions this city has to offer. Visit places like Tate Liverpool, The Walker Art Gallery and The Everyman and Playhouse, the Museum of Liverpool, the Merseyside Maritime Museum and International Slavery Museum, World Museum (includes an aquarium), St. George’s Hall, just to name a few.
Liverpool is also a great place for sports fans, as it is the birthplace of rugby, football, cricket, punting and the modern Olympic Games, and the home of iconic venues such as Old Trafford, Wimbledon and Aintree. The city hosts several world class sporting events, like Henley Royal Regatta and the Americas Cup. Football addicts can enjoy games played by local football teams: Liverpool FC and Everton.
Enjoy numerous concerts, theatres and bars hosting live performances. The Albert Dock and Lark Lane in Aigburth contain an abundance of pubs and late night venues. As far as shopping, look for summer arts' market, where you can pick vintage clothes, handmade jewellery, and unique art and one-of-a-kind pieces.
International atmosphere in Liverpool
Although not exactly a city involving international business, Liverpool is quite vibrant and greatly benefitting from the friendly character of the local people. You will also have the opportunity to encounter populations coming from different parts of the world and you will get to practice English using various accents. In Liverpool, you can find the oldest Chinese community in Europe, as well as large populations coming from Ireland, Greece, Italy and Wales. The city is also home to the oldest Black African community in the country.
Liverpool has a temperate maritime climate, like most British Isles. The summers are relatively cool and the winters are mild, with 30°C (86°F) as highest temperature in July, and -15 °C (5°F) the lowest temperature in December.