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March 28

Get ready for the new single by Sam Smith – “Pray feat. Logic” – available to stream on 29th March

Today, Sam Smith announces his latest single “Pray feat. Logic“, available to stream and buy from 3pm BST on 29th March worldwide. Smith’s sophomore album “The Thrill of It All” is out now. The new single sees legendary producer Timbaland work with Sam Smith for the first time alongside longtime friend and collaborator Jimmy Napes. […]

January 10

Did you know these facts about London?

FUN & INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT LONDON London is the biggest city in the United Kingdom and Europe London is formed by two former cities, City of London and City of Westminster, which now form the region of Greater London. Over 12% of the British Population lives in London. There are around 20 subterranean rivers flowing […] […]

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 TV chef and food writer Gizzi Erskine first restaurant within the new Mare Street Market in March

October 20

A Christmas show for grown-ups in Kingston, Day of the Dead Cocktails, Anoushka Lucas at Scoff & Banter, Christmas Lights in York and one other thing to do today 

Take professional photographs using the Google Pixel phone and the Lens Blur setting. This feature makes the subject stand out and blurs the rest!  Book to see a Christmas show for grown-ups at the Rose Theatre Kingston – Rules for Living.  Have a special Halloween Day of the Dead Cocktail at Las Iguanas Latin American […]

October 19

Hotels at night, wonderfool box and three other things to do today 

Eat Gambas in Gran Canaria. These garlic prawns in hot oil served with crusty bread were one of the best I’ve tasted. Most cafes and restaurants in Meloneras serve them. Visit Warwick castle at Halloween. In fact there is a competition on our site to win a family day ticket. You will have to be […]

October 18

Buy a full stop bowl, watch the back series of cold feet and 3 other things to do today 

Control your portion size for good by buying a full stop bowl. This bowl the same size as a human stomach is designed to stop you over eating.  Commit to doing 15 minutes of exercise per day. Something is better than nothing. Run outside or on the treadmill. Swim in a pool or lake. Do […]

July 08

Interview with television presenter and journalist Matt Barbet

Matt Barbet presents 5 News Tonight weekdays at 6.30pm on Channel 5. Here Matt shares a few lifestyle things with us. How nervous do you get before a live broadcast? Do you have a set routine before you go on air? I don’t get nervous, really, which is a benefit of doing it for a […]

January 19

Get Insured on Long Haul Trips even with a pre-existing medical condition with Medical Travel Compared

LONG HAUL DESTINATIONS NOT OFF LIMITS FOR TRAVELERS WITH PRE-EXISITNG CONDITIONS In the biggest holiday-booking month of the year, MedicalTravelCompared.co.uk, providers of the stand-alone travel insurance comparison site for people with pre-existing conditions, is reminding travellers that long-haul destinations may not be off-limits. An estimated 12.5 million UK holiday-makers searched for summer deals in January last year [1] […]

January 17

Watch The Unquiet Film Series’ by The Times such as this one on Photojournalism.

October 30

Blogger Interview: Julia Linn

This is the first of our blogger interviews. We are very grateful to Julia Linn. Please check out Julia’s style blog here. What is your blog about? Style. What inspired you to start your blog? New York City. When did you start your blog? While I was living in New York City, 2012. How do […]

October 30

Visit the Tower of London to see the Poppies – please Reblog this post

Today we visited with hoards of others the poppies spilling out of The Tower of London. Each one represents a life lost and nearly all of the 888,246 ceramic poppies have been planted. You can’t help but be moved by this powerful art installation. It is best to go early to best the massive crowds. […]

October 26

Watch the cruise ships from the Presedential gardens in Funchal

October 26

Enjoy one of the best views in Madeira from the Cliff Bay Hotel

If you are in Madeira then take a walk to the Cliff Bay hotel. Once through the entrance turn right and head to the pool area on the next level down. The views from here are stunning. You can then take the lift down to the bottom pool area for more magnificent views.

October 23

Cook your own steak at Leeno’s bar and restaurant in Funchal, Madeira

The most popular main course at this excellent restaurant in the Lido area of Funchal is ‘beef on the stone’. Your fillet steak comes raw on an incredibly hot marble slab. Served with a tasty jacket potato and three sauces you have the job of slicing and cooking your steak how you like it. The […]

October 23

Take the Yellow Bus Company open top bus around the sights of Madeira

There are a few open top ‘hop on hop off’ bus companies that take you around the sights of Funchal and beyond. We opted for the ‘yellow bus company’ for a price of 12 Euros per person. This price was for a two day pass (consecutive days) included two possible routes. One slightly longer than […]

October 23

Explore the fish market of Funchal

This magnificent fish market in Funchal sells fish like no other. Walk to the old town, pass through the fruit market and then head down the stairs to the fish. You will see a wide variety of the freshest fish here from tuna to scabbard. Go early as it sells quickly to trade and the […]

October 23

Have a journey on the cable cars up in the hills of Funchal, Madeira

These cable cars take you to the top of the hills in Funchal. The round trip takes around twenty five minutes. If you want to stop at the top then you can visit the botanical gardens or be pushed down a hill on a basket! Also you can visit ‘the church of our lady of […]

October 22

Sit by the outdoor pool at the Melia Mare Hotel, Funchal in Madeira

October 19

Have breakfast at the Hotel Du Vin in York

This breakfast is worth a feature all of its own. Uniquely these days the cooked breakfast is made to order and not buffet style. The menu has the traditional cooked breakfast but also some healthier options. There is also a continental buffet table containing cereals, fruit juices and pastries. This breakfast is excellent.

October 12

Go to the dogs and see how much you can win

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