Rough Guides names Newcastle as world's top destination

It's culturally known for football, brown ale and reality TV show Geordie Shore.But, despite this, Newcastle upon Tyne has been named the world's ultimate destination point for 2018 - by the travel experts at Rough Guides, no less.The north-eastern city, also renowned for shipbuilding and manufacturing during the Industrial Revolution, won the accolade after triumphing over competition from Belize, Cuba and New Orleans, this week. Iconic: The famous Tyne Bridge, which first opened in 192...