Tag Archives: lifestyle

September 25

5 things strong families make time to do every day #life #families #lifestyle

The perfect family is a myth. In fact, every family experiences stress-provoking changes time and time again. But, some families are better able to cope with tough times—science defines these as “strong families.” Several studies have found that strong families share similar characteristics.Here are five things strong families make time for every day. 1. Spend time together Families that […]

September 24

5 things to do at the Royal High School Bath #Bath #Education #GDST

5 things to do at the Royal High School Bath One Always wanted to find out what life is like in a real-life Hogwarts? If your daughter is interested in boarding, you can book a sleepover at the Royal High School in Bath which was very nearly the location for the fictional Hogwarts itself! Not […]

September 20

5 Things to Do Daily to Keep Your Heart Healthy #Health

You know that exercise and a good diet can keep your heart healthy. But what else can you do to keep your ticker going strong? Here are five key things you need to do every day to help your heart work most efficiently. Incorporate these habits into your lifestyle and your heart health will be […]

September 13

5 Things To Do at Beautython 2018 #London #CoventGarden #Beauty

1. The Future of Beauty Panel Discussion To kick off the start of Beautython 2018, Covent Garden is pairing up with Glamour Magazine to launch an exclusive panel discussion, the Future of Beauty, at The Shop at Bluebird on Thursday 13th September. Join the likes of Glamour Magazine’s Chief Content OfficerDeborah Joseph, Glamour Magazine’s Beauty […]

September 04

Hollyoaks actor Nathan Sussex share his 5 things to do today #Hollyoaks #Soaps #Television #Channel4

One Running – I have been running for about 10 years and I am really into my fitness. Living in the centre of Cardiff I get to run around the city parks which are huge. Two Cardiff Bay – I love to lose my self in Cardiff Bay. The Bay has a real mix of […]

September 01

5 Things to do in Order to Become the Best Version of Your Self #lifestyle #selfhelp

In case you haven’t heard by now, intention is everything. The way we intend to live our lives, to become the person we want to be, and even how we intend to perceive our day is what sets the wheels in motion for the universe to begin bringing towards us our soul’s deepest wishes and […]

5 things to do at The University of Surrey August 30

5 things to do at The University of Surrey #ALevelResults2018 #Surrey #University

One Experience sport like never before. 47 clubs. £36 million facilities. Two Take a full, first-hand look at our accommodation without stepping foot on campus? Three You receive some pretty great (and exclusive) benefits once you become a part of The University of Surrey Alumni. Four Get to know your new home. The University of […]

August 30

5. Eat vegan in Guildford at Surrey Hills Coffee #vegan #Guildford #visitguildford #Surrey

August 23

5 Things To Do When Somebody Criticizes Your Work by for the interested.com #work #wellbeing

Nobody likes to be criticized. But the ability to handle criticism is a prerequisite to success. Because the more you succeed, the more people are exposed to what you do — and not all of those people are going to love it. But dealing with criticism doesn’t have to be as hard as it seems. Here are […]

5 Must Try Indian Foods by blogger Aditi Chawla August 22

5 Must Try Indian Foods by blogger Aditi Chawla

After having travelled to several countries, I realised how the representation of Indian cuisine is limited to just curries and Indian breads. Also, I believe, the common perception is that the food is spicy and drenched in oil. Even after staying most of my life in India, I can’t claim to have tried all the […]

August 18

5 things to do today by Danventure Travels #Travel #Life #Inspiration

1 – Take a moment to be grateful for what I have. 2 – Tell the people in my life I love them. 3 – Do some form of physical activity – not only is it good for my physical well being, but my mental well being as well. 4 – Learn at least one […]

August 18

Top 5 things to do in Tokyo #Travel #Tokyo

August 17

5 things about WordShark Number Shark #Games #Education @School

Back in the early nineties, the first edition of ‘Wordshark’ was the first of its kind to combine reading and spelling skills with computer games! Numbershark followed-on a few years later, to help with numeracy The games-based programs are sold by word of mouth and used in half of schools in the UK as well […]

August 16

4. Read this good article about A-LEVEL RESULTS AND UNIVERSITY by Lucy Gould #university #alevelresults2018 #education #ucas

August 14

Gunwharf Outlet – The best discounts including Michael Kors, Disney and Ugg — lottyearns

I’m obsessed with shopping and discounts (like, it’s literally my job spotting bargains) so clearly I love shopping outlets such as Bicester Village just outside Oxford and Premium Outlets in the USA – but my newest discovery is Gunwharf Quays and spoiler alert – I LOVED IT. And seriously, the bargains I spotted were INCREDIBLE. […]

August 14

2. Visit Southsea, walk the pier and have fish and chips #Portsmouth #Southsea #Travel

Because we didn’t exactly rest on Saturday like we had planned we had kinda thought we’d rest on Sunday…false alarm though. There was supposed to be something going on in Southsea (a decent walk from the ferry in Portsmouth) but we kinda missed it so we changed our plan a little bit. We walked through […] […]

August 13

3. Stay at a new suite The Corinthia Hotel London #Luxury #Hotels #London #Travel

I just love traveling to Europe! I’ve been to France and Italy and going to England is on my bucket list. I’m excited to tell you that there have been some exciting changes to one of London’s top hotels… The Corinthia Hotel London has announced that they are now launching eleven new ‘Garden’ and ‘London’ […]

August 13

Top 5 things to do in Prague #Prague #Travelling

August 13

Top Five Things to See, Do and Visit in Oxford by St Christopher’s Inns #Oxford #Travel

Having lived 10 miles outside of Oxford for the majority of my life, I like to think I know a little bit about what and what not to do in the city. So here goes with a guide to everything in Oxford, narrowed down to five little, locally approved recommendations. Read our 5

August 13

Top 5 things to do in Manchester

Manchester is full of fun and exciting things to do! From chilling out with a perfect cup of joe to exploring the the indie shopping mecca, there’s so much going on you might not know where to start! Check out these top 5 things to do in Manchester for a perfect trip! Read More

August 09

4. Go and see In the Night Garden Live #Manchester #inthenightgarden

August 09

2. Buy a tub of cockles and mussels on Blackpool’s North Pier

August 09

1. Ride a donkey on Blackpool Beach #blackpool #lancashire

August 08

The Essential Guide To Turning Your Invention Dreams Into A Reality

Your invention might be the best thing since sliced bread If you have an idea for a product that is the best thing since sliced bread, there’s no point in it remaining as a figment of your imagination when you could bring it to market, and it could make you a small fortune. Being an […]

August 06

Extreme Ways To Make Your Life Better Right Now

If you’ve noticed one thing about society, it’s probably that people spend more time complaining than they do anything else. People don’t like to count their blessings, it seems. They prefer to count what’s going wrong in their lives, and relay that to other people. Think about it. Is this something that you do? It […]

August 06

Outdoor Activities to Get You Away from Your Desk

Image via Pixabay Have you heard that sitting is “the new smoking”? By all means, do your own research on the subject, and you’ll find that a large number of articles have been written, specifically referring to scientific research on the dangers of the sedentary lifestyle that so many of us live these days. Among […]

August 05

5 Fun Ways to Host Guests at Home

Want to host a get together for friends and enjoy some good food, drink and company? Here are five ideas for different ways you can host friends at home. Dinner Party A dinner party can be whatever you want it to be, it can be a super fancy and formal affair or it can be […]

August 03

2. ALAN BENNETT’S ALLELUJAH! TO BE SHOWN IN CINEMAS THIS NOVEMBER WITH NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE

Allelujah! reunites the award-winning writer/director team of Alan Bennett and Nicholas Hytner, who were responsible for smash hits The History Boys andMadness of King George III Bennett’s first new work in the theatre for six years National Theatre Live currently screens to 2500 venues across 65 countries including 700 in the UK Allelujah! – the new play by Alan Bennett which received its […]

August 01

It’s Not All Fun: The Dangers of Summertime

We’re used to thinking of summertime as a season of endless fun and good times, but this isn’t always the case. Bad things happen during summer as they do during every other season, and, in fact, the warm months usually come with their own risks. So to ensure that everyone has a safe and happy […]

July 31

5 Ways to Save Money Within The Kitchen

Image Credit We’re all looking for ways to save money, yet when it comes to splurging on a regular basis, one of the most common areas if connected with food. Whilst there are obvious tips such as cook from home rather than eat out in a fancy restaurant, the five tips below are a little […]

July 30

 Creating The Perfect Home From Scratch

We all want the perfect home, but that means something different for every individual. Perhaps you’ve tried to find the right place through a letting agency but nothing felt quite right. Perhaps that’s why you’ve decided you want to do the whole thing yourself. Of course, creating the perfect home from scratch takes a lot […]

July 30

How A Holiday Can Change You

If you’re someone who doesn’t think much about travelling, you might just be missing out! When it comes to taking a holiday, there’s all different kinds of people: those who look forward to making a memory every minute, and have a camera with extra batteries to make sure of it. Then there’s those who aren’t […]

July 30

How To Find The Perfect Office For Your Business

The office space that you run your business from is more important than people realize. It’s more than just a space for people to work in, it has a big effect on your success. If you get an office that doesn’t fulfil your requirements, your staff won’t be as efficient as they could be. You’ve […]

July 28

4. Read these 5 TIPS FOR THAT HOLIDAY-READY SMILE THIS SUMMER by Dr. Uchenna Okoye #Teeth #health #smile #London

Use a whitening toothpaste – increasingly available and recommended by dentists, over-the-counter whitening toothpastes are becoming more effective. I recommend using OralB Whitening Paste. Not only is it good at removing stains, but it contains active ingredients that help prevent new stains from appearing! 2. Skip the coffee in the morning – coffee and sugary […]

July 24

5 Surefire Ways To Unleash Your Frustration

Image Credit In the twenty first century, the stresses of modern life seem to have ramped up as quickly as new social media channels have emerged and new technological advances keep exploding onto the scene. You may work ten hours a day, have an overbearing boss setting you unachievable targets, and you might struggle to […]

July 24

How Hard Is It To Build An Empire?

Image It is a dream for many of being able to quit the corporate world and be able to spread our wings in our own business. Business is something which we all wish we could do for ourselves and our family, but starting a business always just seems a million miles away. Can you run […]

July 24

5. Four Reasons to Visit Zurich in Autumn

The Expovina Wyschiff wine exhibition (1-15thNovember, 2018). Did you know that Swiss wines are some of the best in the world? However, 98% of all production is kept inside the country due to heavy import duties. This Autumn, take advantage of an unparalleled opportunity to sample this secretive delicacy at the world’s largest public wine […]

July 24

Sterling Prices See Increase in Used Car Imports

Image source The drop in the value of the pound has fuelled a further increase in the number of used cars being imported into Ireland from the UK. 47,200 new registrations in 2015 were for imported cars and by 2017 this had increased to 92,500. The trend is continuing to grow and as long as […]

July 23

5 Steps For Having The Best Wedding Ever

So you’re engaged, and, with a bit of luck, this will be the only wedding that you ever have. If you have any sense of occasion, then that means just one thing: you have to make sure this is the best wedding ever! Of course, easier said than done, right? After all, everyone wants to […]

July 23

4. Vinoteca Launches ‘English Summer Time’ – Huge Savings On Award Winning English Wines

Vinoteca is celebrating the English summer by offering all their English wines at shop price during August for everyone eating at Vinoteca. This means a saving of 40-60% on the standard wine list price on every one of their selection of sparkling, white, rosé and red English wines, including award winning producers such as Wiston […]

July 22

Reasons to Staycation This Summer

Credit When the word “staycation” first came into use a few years ago, it generally meant to take time off work, and stay at home. Using your break to rest and relax in your own house, while also doing jobs that you’ve been putting off and catching up on chores at home. However, as time […]

July 22

3. Have a real ale at The Mute Swan #HamptonCourt #travel #London

July 21

2. Take a tour of the Cotswolds with Cotsworld Tours & Executive Travel

Guided Cotswolds Tour A guided Cotswold tour will take you to hidden villages amongst the stunning English Countryside. Guests staying in London can take a day trip to the Cotswolds -the largest area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the country. Film Settings Traditional Cotswold villages lend themselves to stunning film locations . Whether you are a Downton […]

July 20

1. See Early Birds – a new play by Birds of a Feather writers Maurice Gran and Laurence Marks (3 – 27 August) #EdinburghFringe

The new play Early Birds, from the writers of Birds of a Feather, Maurice Gran and Laurence Marks, which tells the incredible yet true story of the birth of one of the nation’s favourite sit-coms, will play at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival at PQA VENUES @Riddle’s Court (venue 277) from 3 – 27 August […]

July 19

4. GET YOUR JOG ON WITH DECATHLON’S FREE 5K RUN AT SOUTHWARK PARK, THIS SUNDAY #London

What: A free 5K community run, hosted by Decathlon Surrey Quays  When: Sunday 22nd July, 10am – 12pm Where: Southwark Park, Southwark Park Road, London, United Kingdom, SE16 2ER Multi-sports retailer Decathlon is encouraging people across Surrey Quays to get involved in its free 5K run this Sunday 22nd July at Southwark Park, London. Welcoming runners of all ages and […]

July 18

3. Sit outside at The Delaunay Counter #London #Aldwych

A traditional Viennese café, adjacent to The Delaunay, offering a selection of pastries, cakes, sandwiches, soups and salads, to either eat in or take-away. The Delaunay Counter’s relaxed atmosphere is reminiscent of typical Mittel-European cafés, serving simple but exceptional food, freshly prepared every day by The Delaunay chefs. Open daily for hot drinks and viennoiserie, […]

July 13

5. Book to see The Johnny Cash Roadshow at New Victoria Theatre, Woking on Sun 22 July #Woking

Welcome to the Johnny Cash Roadshow, a show not to be missed by avid fans or the casual listener. This year prepare for a musical adventure unrivalled by any other that truly celebrates the career of a music legend, Johnny Cash. The UK’s No1 Tribute, fronted by respected singer/songwriter Clive John, with The Spirit Band, re-create with astounding […]

July 12

4. Celebrate Bastille Day in Covent Garden #London #Covent Garden

St–Germain will be celebrating Bastille Day at their pop-up on Covent Garden’s East Piazza from Friday 13th until Sunday 15th July. Featuring the celebrated St–Germain Flower Truck Bar, bartenders from the Henrietta Hotel will take over on Saturday 14th from 1-7PM , adding their je ne sais quoi with a delectable array of cocktails, including […]

July 11

3. Dine at Marcus Wareing’s Tredwells in London’s Covent Garden #London

July 11

4. Have breakfast at Miss Polly’s #Molesey #Surrey

July 03

5 things to do at No 97 Restaurant , Gin Bar & Terrace – Surbiton

No 97  1. Take a train to Surbiton and walk to Maple road where you will find No 97 – a chic gin bar with a surprisingly elaborate menu. 2. Enjoy the lunch menu and start with a main course of Miso Pork Belly served with sweet potato and Mussels Siracha. Don’t forget the House bread. […]

July 03

Make Your New Eco-Car A Smoother Ride 100%

We all know that eco-friendly cars are a lot better for the environment, but how are they compared to gas-guzzling cars when it comes to driveability and all the other factors we look for when we need to buy a new car. You know the types of things, such as safety, power, and handling. Well, […]

June 28

Making Your Car an Asset to Be Proud Of

Cars are expensive investments. No matter how you go about the matter, you’re going to have to fork out for lessons, a vehicle, insurance, tax, fuel, and maintenance. But there are ways that you can cut costs to make the venture an affordable one. The key to purchasing a car that you can be proud […]

June 14

Do you want to watch the World Cup in a private booth or maybe treat your dad to a Red Letter Day Experience?

1. Treat your Father to a Red Letter Day Experience 2. Watch the World Cup in a Private Booth at Voltaire Bar, Blackfriars, London 3. Stay at Marbella Corfu and join their running club for a run on some unique running tracks with beautiful scenic views. 4. Have a ‘Smashing’ Wimbledon Afternoon Tea at The Arch London.You […]

June 11

5 things to do today – Monday 11th June 2018

See film and sports at St Katharine Docks Summer Screen. A perfect place to see Wimbledon Tennis. Book and celebrate Father’s Day with Royal China. Treat dad to an authentic Chinese dining experience. http://www.royalchinagroup.co.uk/  Photographs by Harleigh Reid. Watch Wimbledon canal side this summer at King’s Cross. https://www.kingscross.co.uk/event/wimbledon-summer-love … Find out about Nower Wood Educational Nature […]

June 04

Keith Jack, Mica Paris and Jorgie Porter to Star in Fame at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Keith Jack, Mica Paris, and Jorgie Porter are set to star in the upcoming 30th anniversary tour of Fame – The Musical, which plays at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking between Monday 1st – Saturday 6th October. Based on the 1980 phenomenal pop culture film, Fame – The Musical is the international smash-hit sensation following the lives of students at […]

June 04

Celebrate World Gin Day by going on a Gin Journey with Mr Fogg’s

This year, in celebration of World Gin Day, Victorian bar collection, Mr Fogg’s are joining forces with Bombay Sapphire, inviting guests on a gin journey around London, to celebrate the spirit of the summer. On Thursday 7th June, guests are invited to take part in a gin tasting tipple adventure on Bombay Sapphire Tuk Tuks, […]

May 16

5 things to do on a Lazy day by blogger Katie Lauren

Thank you to Katie Lauren for these 5 Chuck on some comfy clothes: pjs, onesie, fluffy socks, dressing gown or wrap yourself in a blanket or your duvet. Allow max comfort! Watch the hell out of Netflix: binge-watch a series, repeatedly play Love Actually or watch all the films your friends have been telling you […]

May 09

Vegan afternoon teas, immersive dining, virtual reality blasters, Dublin airport hotels and Disney’s Aladdin

Wednesday 9th May 2018 Dine at Collage restaurant if you happen to be at Dublin Airport. You will find Collage at the Radisson Blu Hotel. Collage is an exciting new brasserie concept featuring authentic local cuisine with a unique twist. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Collage provides an informal, fun culinary option for guests, […]

May 08

5 more places to watch the Royal Wedding on 19th May 2018

One Sip your G&Tea the posh way at Fayre Share. Nothing embodies quintessential Englishness like sipping a gin and tonic from a beautifully elegant tea set, and that is exactly how this British favourite is served at new family-style restaurantFayre Share, in Victoria Park Village. The G&Tea is a gin and tonic made with East London […]

May 02

An Italian Summer at Sanderson with Peroni Ambra and Martini Riserva

Sanderson welcomes an Italian Summer with Peroni AMBRA and MARTINI Riserva Speciale This summer, Sanderson is delighted to present its Berners Terrace in collaboration with Peroni AMBRA and MARTINI Riserva Speciale. From 21 May to 30 September, guests will be enticed to take a step away from the bustle of Oxford Street and enjoy a selection of speciality beverages […]

Spanish Food & Drink Festival Comes To South Bank This Spring Bank Holiday

Feria De Londres, returns this Spring Bank Holiday to bring the vitality of a traditional Andalucian Feria to heart of London. From Friday 25th May until Sunday 27th the Southbank will play host to a vibrant celebration of Spanish culture and cuisine. Inspired by Southern Spain’s annual Spring fairs, the festival will feature Flamenco dancing shows, interactive workshops and live Spanish music to create an authentic party […]

April 28

Royal Afternoon Tea at Conrad London St James

Royal Afternoon Tea at Emmeline’s Lounge To honour The Royal Wedding and a summer of regal celebrations, Emmeline’s Lounge at Conrad London St James is launching a Royal Afternoon Tea created by Executive Pastry Chef Diana Sedlakova. Available from 14 May to 31 August, the Royal Afternoon Tea features quintessentially British sandwiches including Cucumber, cream cheese […]

April 28

Chang Sensory Trails, a multi-sensory experience in partnership with 8 Thai chefs, returns to London in May

Inspired by the Thai philosophy of Lamiat, Chang Sensory Trails celebrates kinships among friends and strangers. A home where people from around the world gather and feed their shared passion for craftsmanship – in food, art and music. This year, get ready to thrill your senses even more as Chang Sensory Trails 2018 houses 4 […]

April 28

The London Asparagus Festival Lands in Pimlico

London Farmers Market Spruces into Spring with an Asparagus Festival As British asparagus season spears into life, join the growers and stall holders at Pimlico Farmers Market on Saturday 12th May, as they launch The London Asparagus Festival all in celebration of the slender spruce. With delicious dishes and freshly picked produce from sustainable organic, British farms; keep those eyes […]

April 28

Field to Fork dining in The Surrey Hills with A Table Outside

After four years developing social content and events for a community garden, Bernadette Keane has moved to pastures new (quite literally) and launched a field to fork concept celebrating the cream of Surrey’s foodie movement. Joining her is award-winning local chef (and Masterchef finalist) Daniel Britten who will be creating the farm-specific menus. From May […]

April 28

Vegan Wine Pairing Dinner At tibits Bankside

tibits are hosting a totally vegan wine and food pairing next Friday 4th May at their Bankside restaurant. Most vegans and non vegans don’t realise that wine often contains animal fats so this event offers them the opportunity to try wine that is 100% cruelty free alongside tibits latest vegan menu. It also offers tibits […]

April 20

Attend ‘We are United’ with Norman Whiteside. An evening with Norman and friends.

‘We are United’ with Norman Whiteside. An evening with Norman and friends presented by sports TVs John Warrington and actress Debbie Arnold. What better way to get in the mood for Manchester United’s FA Cup semi-final with Spurs than having the opportunity to spend the evening in the company of United legend and goalscoring hero […]

April 17

Enjoy a Nest Collective’s London Campfire Club Concert

Campfire Club: 4th May – 28th September Forest-housed, city-centered, unplugged concerts Filling London’s green spaces with music Unamplified, outdoors, around a fire Gather together and listen Every Friday from May – September More Details Here  

April 17

Go to Chestertons Polo in the Park – 8th, 9th and 10th of June at Hurlingham Park

Use the discount code LOVEPOLO for a £5 off Friday and Sunday tickets. Chestertons Polo in the Park is the finest summer social on the calendar. Not only can you watch three matches of the world’s best polo a day, but tickets also include the finest perks that make the perfect party. Enjoy access to The Grazing Paddock […]

April 17

A bit Early but for advanced planners – Starry line-up revealed for Royal Albert Hall Christmas

Spring may have finally sprung in London, but today at the Royal Albert Hall it’s Christmas, as the venue announces its full line-up for this year’s festive season, with a stellar cast ranging from the Welsh Guards to a gospel choir, and Birmingham Royal Ballet to Father Christmas. The Hall has played a central part in the country’s Christmas celebrations for more than […]

April 14

5 things to do at Applebee’s Fish Restaurant, Borough Market

Applebee’s Fish Restaurant  1. Sit at the counter and watch fish being fried and meals being prepared 2. Order a starter of Scallops with Pork Belly. Seared and served with celeriac cream, slow cooked pork belly, crispy crackling and an apple cider sauce.   3. Try the main course of fillet of Cod with an almond crust […]

April 14

Dine at Chokhi Dhani, Nine Elms, Battersea, London

Chokhi Dhani London  Hailed as a “tasteful and authentic symbol of ethnic village life,” Chokhi Dhani or “Fine Village or Good Dwelling,” opened near Jaipur in 1990 as a celebration of traditional Rajasthani cuisine. Since then the original restaurant has expanded to include a huge 22-acre five-star resort and event park, as well as numerous […]

March 31

See Lambing at Bocketts Farm, Surrey

Bocketts Farm Park is a working family farm run by the Gowing family who opened it in 1992. Jane and James are first generation farmers who grew up in London and Kent. After picking brussel sprouts on the windswept Isle of Thanet for 6 weeks and spending a year on a farm in the northern […]

March 31

Get fit at tibits 100% Vegan gym – exercise using fruit and veg

As we approach summer, most people are starting to think about getting back into shape following the excesses of winter. To help people realize their ambitions tibits are launching the World’s First 100% Vegan Gym on Sunday, 1st April! They have achieved this by replacing conventional exercise apparatus with gym equipment made from fruit and veg. […]

March 31

Enjoy afternoon tea at The Ivy Cobham Brasserie

With something for everyone, The Ivy Cobham Brasserie offers an all-day menu that ranges from breakfast through to lunch and dinner including light snacks, sandwiches and afternoon tea. We have a dedicated weekend brunch menu with some delicious alternatives to our mid-week à la carte and a drinks menu featuring much loved cocktails, including some […]

March 28

Talk: Funzing’s new Prison Talks series kicks of with Alcatraz: Becoming a Serial Killer, on 2 April

Book Here Join us for a truly unique evening, into the immersive world of ALCOTRAZ – the Prison themed BYO cocktail bar – for a fascinating insight into the mind of some of the USA’s most infamous Killers. Smuggle in your own liquor, and have it made into your favourite drink by the ‘serving’ in-mates of […]

March 28

Make Hot Cross Buns as you will find them at Macdonald Compleat Angler in Marlow

Macdonald Compleat Angler shares recipe for delicious hot cross buns Nothing signals Easter quite like the smell of freshly baked hot cross buns, and ahead of the holiday weekend, Macdonald Compleat Angler Hotel in the Buckinghamshire town of Marlow, is sharing its recipe for the classic golden treat. Crafted by new head chef Kevin John […]

February 20

Gastronomy for Your Gut: Italian Hospitality Collection Launches the Equilibrium Cooking School in Three Tuscan Spa Properties

Italian Hospitality Collection is delighted to announce the launch of the Equilibrium Cooking School across its three Tuscan spa hotels, Grotta Giusti, Bagni di Pisa and Fonteverde. On select dates in 2018, guests across the three hotels will be able to sign up for the School entirely free of charge, with the option to join five two-hour sessions from Monday to Friday. […]

February 20

Visit the University town of St Andrews: Kohler Waters Spa at the Old Course Hotel Reopens Following Multi-Million Renovation

Kohler Waters Spa at the Old Course Hotel in St Andrews has reopened following an extensive multi-million refurbishment. Opening up to the public for the first time as the only Kohler Waters Spa outside the USA, it offers a luxury spa retreat in the heart of Scotland with a focus on hydrotherapy and organic treatments. The […]

February 20

Follow in the Footsteps of Beatrix Potter at Storrs Hall

Perched on the picturesque shoreline of Lake Windermere, a visit to charming Grade II listed mansion Storrs Hall is like stepping into a storybook. Children and adults alike can follow in the footsteps of Beatrix Potter at Storrs Hall, and explore the unspoilt tranquillity and natural beauty that inspired her beloved stories. From March 2018 […]

February 20

Win a luxury Limo for the day with Wilcox Limousines

DO YOU DESERVE TO BE TREATED LIKE ROYALTY OR KNOW A DESERVING PERSON? Lend Us Your Limo Competition – We’re giving away a luxury Jaguar Limousine & a chauffeur for the day to several winners throughout 2018. This is to celebrate our 70th Anniversary here at Wilcox Limousines head office. All you have to do is […]

February 14

Interview with Doc Martin actress Caroline Catz who is about to perform in Curtains at the Rose Theatre Kingston upon Thames

  5 things to do today is very grateful to Caroline Catz for taking time out of her busy rehearsal schedule for this interview. Caroline plays Susan in the poignant family drama Curtains at the Rose Theatre from Thursday 22 February to Saturday 17 March. Book Now Have you performed at the Rose Theatre before? Do […]

February 02

5 things to do in the Cotswolds this Weekend

The weekend is fast approaching and for those still deciding how to spend their Friday through to Sunday, we pick 5 of the best ways to spend your weekend in the Cotswolds 1. Armonico Consort performance of Biber’s 53-part Salzburg Mass, Malvern Theatres Hear Biber’s 53-part Salzburg Mass in concert at Malvern Theatres on Saturday February […]

January 31

5 Things to Do in Muswell Hill

Forget Shoreditch or Camden – Muswell Hill Has It All Muswell Hill is often compared with its more famous neighbours. But at last, the community is gaining a reputation in its own right. Ask anyone in the know, and they will tell you that Muswell Hill is one of the smartest places to look for […]

January 30

Interview with nine year old Britain’s Got Talent magician Issy Simpson

Issy Simpson was runner-up in Series 11 of Britain’s Got Talent and will be headlining the Blackpool Magician’s Convention on Friday, February 16th What was your first trick? When. I was just 6 years old. My grandfather taught me a trick using a rubber band How long does it take for you to perfect a trick? It […]

January 28

Didn’t Get The Phone You Wanted For Christmas? How To Pick Up Your Dream Mobile In 2018

Mobile phones are a very personal choice, so if you’re disappointed with the device you’ve received for Christmas, find out how to swap it in January. New research conducted by Deloitte suggests that 55% of smartphone owners check their device within the first 15 minutes of waking each day and 21% of 16 to 24–year […]

January 28

Find New Glass Extension Inspiration From Fit Show ‘Installation of the Year’

Industry competition showcases the best glass installations The FIT Show ‘Installation of the Year competition showcases the UK’s best-glazed installations – perfect if you’re looking for inspiration for your own home. Conservatories remain one of the most popular UK home improvement projects. And with their ability to provide additional space and increase a property’s value […]

January 25

On the trail of British women who changed the world

In March, London’s Southbank Centre hosts its annual Women of the World festival, celebrating the achievements of women around the world. But it’s not the only place with the WOW factor. Here are nine destinations showcasing the highlights and heritage of influential British women. 1. J.K. Rowling Visitors to Edinburgh can experience Potter magic through some […]

January 25

Visit the new Boxing Gym At Selfridges (Thu 1st Feb – Wed 28th Feb)

Boxing & fitness brand BXR is opening a pop-up boxing gym at Selfridges. The pop-up will be offering classes, personal training and more with BXR branded activewear, jewellery and art also on sale at the Selfridges Corner Shop. www.bxrlondon.com

January 25

Get married at Jimmy’s Farm – Jimmy’s 17th Century barn is now available to host stylish weddings all year round

Nestled in the heart of the Suffolk countryside, Jimmy’s 17th Century barn is now available to host stylish weddings all year round. Against the beautiful backdrop of an old fashioned working farm, there are photo opportunities a plenty as guests can wander through ancient woodland, explore the farm, walk with nature and enjoy incredible food […]

January 25

Have you had coffee in one of these places? Britain’s best coffee houses – the new British brew

Brits may be stereotyped as avid tea drinkers, but it hasn’t stopped a growing coffee culture brewing across the nation. With award-winning roasters and World Barista Champions, an emphasis on ethically sourced, independently roasted and perfectly brewed flavours, plus “third wave” coffee tastes from Aeropress to cold-drip methods, it’s clear there’s more to Britain’s caffeine […]

January 21

We interview sensational busker Lydia Gerrard – you may have seen Lydia perform at London’s Waterloo Station

We were so impressed with Lydia Gerrard after seeing her busk at Waterloo Station that we couldn’t wait to ask her a few questions! When did you first start performing. Was it at a young age? I started ‘performing’ when I was in nursery – I was always forcing my parents to watch my made-up […]

January 21

This week is National Breakfast Week – try a few of these or go for all seven!

Next week is National Breakfast week (22nd – 28th January) and since everyone knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, here is a selection of the most fabulous breakfasts in town!   MONDAY: Monday is the day of good intentions so grab a spot in the window at Ask For Janice, under the […]

January 08

Leading luxury resort Canaves Oia launches heart-warming hotel video, capturing in 2-minutes the importance and impact of the hospitality industry

Canaves leads the way as Santorini’s most sought-after property, not only due to its impeccable form and idyllic location but most importantly due to its dedicated team. The hotel offers guests the chance to fully indulge in luxury. With Insta-famous pools, lush rooms, fine dining and catamaran excursions, it’s certainly the ideal choice if you’re […]

January 07

Spend four days in London like this

I’m an avid traveler, so returning to destinations can sometimes feel like a wasted opportunity to visit somewhere new and mysterious, full of exotic and novel experiences. But after such an incredible weekend, I can hardly think how I could have NOT wanted to go back to London….Four days full to the brim with sight-seeing […]

January 07

Drink cocktails at Brick & Liquor in Clapham

When it comes to nightlife, the Junction and High Street parts of Clapham are well represented with a huge choice. However, the Clapham South part of town has been somewhat neglected… until recently. Last summer, the team behind successful Brick & Liquor in Tooting opened a sister bar on Balham Hill. A friend and I […] […]

January 07

Dine at The Ivy, York

https://videopress.com/embed/27UtKp5k?hd=0&autoPlay=0&permalink=0&loop=0 Restaurant review – The Ivy, York Whenever I’m passing The Ivy in London, I get a photo outside to remind me of my first visit back in the day. Not because of the food, but because of the brand. It’s become synonymous with showbusiness, power lunches and networking. So when offered the chance to […]

January 03

Swim in this beautiful pool at The Bulgari Hotel, London

January 03

Visit these 10 Places in London

At the beginning of last year you may have seen that I wrote a post about 10 places I wanted to visit in London. I do love to travel but the majority of my life is spent in London so I want to make the most of all the amazing opportunities and experiences that are […] […]

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