Buying a safe used car for your family

The road safety charity Brake, official crash test org Thatcham and Co-op Insurance have put together a video to reveal the first ever Top 10 Safest Used Cars. The video is designed to give drivers everything they need when choosing the safest car for their families whilst improving road safety in local communities. Over 7 million used cars are sold every year in the UK in … Continue reading Buying a safe used car for your family

Top 10 best-selling crime novels – in time for your holidays!

The top 10 best-selling crime novels of the last five years on Kobo have just been revealed – just in time to make a list and download them ready for your beach holiday Watch our video where crime writer and former president of the Detection Club Simon Brett OBE gives you a guide to these contemporary crime classics There’s nothing like a gripping thriller or … Continue reading Top 10 best-selling crime novels – in time for your holidays!

Michaela Strachan’s places to go bucket list

Many of us have travel bucket lists – the places we want to see and experience before we erm… pop our clogs. From the great cities of the world, to places of natural beauty – everyone’s list is different, however new research shows that many of us are moving more towards adventurous travel destinations. I currently have an ever expanding note on my iPhone that … Continue reading Michaela Strachan’s places to go bucket list

This one time… at Summer Camp. They had alcohol!

Ever wanted to to escape the rat race for a weekend and go back to that excitement and adventure you had as a child? Did you ever go on a summer camp? A scout camp? The thrill of a large group of people getting to know each other through active participation whilst camping under the stars. Sounds amazing. Admittedly my memories are of the Duke … Continue reading This one time… at Summer Camp. They had alcohol!

Travel Guide to “The Cowboy State”

The Governor of Wyoming, Matt Mead, gives us some insight into the home of some of America’s most exciting travel destinations and attractions. It’s known as the home of some of the best wonders in the world, its Wild West history and this year sees Wyoming celebrate its 125th Anniversary as a U.S.A State but what else does this incredible destination have to offer? Watch our … Continue reading Travel Guide to “The Cowboy State”

Ice Hotel Church @ Jukkasjärvi, FInland

The Ice Hotel at Jukkasjärvi

All right stop. Collaborate and listen. Ice is back… Every year, when Torne River turns to ice a new Icehotel is created in the small village of Jukkasjärvi, located 200 kilometer north of the Arctic Circle in the north of Sweden. The ice of the river is transformed to to form an immersive experience of design and architecture. The hotel is actually in operation all year … Continue reading The Ice Hotel at Jukkasjärvi

A Families Travel Guide to “The Cowboy State”

The Governor of Wyoming, Matt Mead, gives us some insight into why Wyoming is one of American’s most exciting travel destination for family trips abroad. It’s known as the home of some of the best wonders in the world, its Wild West history and this year sees Wyoming celebrate its 125th Anniversary as a U.S.A State but what else does this incredible destination have to offer? … Continue reading A Families Travel Guide to “The Cowboy State”

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Green Tomatoes (or Red Peppers) at the Hotel Café Royal

it looks like Can’t cook won’t cook may have finally got an upgrade by the London restaurant scene as the Hotel Café Royal’s Ten Room Restaurant invites diners to submit four or fewer of their own ingredients for the restaurant’s top chefs to concoct a bespoke culinary menu. For £70 a person, and after 48 hours notice of your shopping bag, the chefs will discuss … Continue reading Green Tomatoes (or Red Peppers) at the Hotel Café Royal

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5 things to do in Germany this Christmas

Continuing our exploration of Germany this year, we thought we’d bring you a quick post on things to do in Germany this Christmas. The Christmas Markets The German Christmas markets are famous all over the world, and in recent years have been making an appearance in towns across the UK as well. But the for authentic experience we’d recommend you visit a German Christmas Market… … Continue reading 5 things to do in Germany this Christmas