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The Best Family Festivals in Scotland This Year

February 27, 2013

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family science festival

From the ugliest animals in the world to a good old knees-up, there are a variety of shows and spectacles on offer over spring and summer in Scotland this year. These family festivals don’t skimp on the fun, and whether you’re travelling with tots or teenagers you’ll find programmes to keep everyone entertained. If you’re [...]

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Luxurious London: Adele at the Brit Awards

February 20, 2013

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London Eye

Some of the biggest names in the business such as Adele will be in attendance at the Brit Awards – hopefully she’ll be able to finish her speech this time! As you can imagine, London is a playground as nothing is too expensive or off limits. With that in mind, how would Adele prepare for [...]

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Christmas lights around the world: A festive quiz!

December 13, 2012

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Christmas lights Los Angeles

Lights, camera and plenty of festive Christmas lights action… Take a look at the seasonal Christmas lights phenomenon with a globe-trotting flavour, in our name the country/city Christmas light-spotting challenge! Putting up the lights unites cities round the world at this time of year, from the addition of tastefully-twinkling icicle lights to more ostentatious displays. The practice of covering an [...]

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Ski Scotland

November 14, 2012

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Although the UK is not well known for its snow sport potential, Scotland definitely has some distinct advantages as a Ski destination. For winter sports enthusiasts living in Britain, indulging in their hobby often means a costly and troublesome trip overseas. While winter sports resorts in the Alps are certainly very special, they are far [...]

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James Bond’s London

October 10, 2012

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James Bond locations in the films

James Bond is a well-travelled man as this map shows. He’s globetrotted to Jamaica in the first movie Dr.No, Thailand in The Man with the Golden Gun and even Madagascar in Casino Royale. Britain has featured prominently in the series that celebrates its 50th anniversary this November. The latest Bond movie, Skyfall, will see him [...]

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Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2012: In Pictures

August 23, 2012

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World's most pierced lady at the Edinburgh Fringe

August in Edinburgh means one thing – festival time. Twelve different arts festivals arrive in town, together forming the largest annual cultural festival in the world. Over a four week period the historic and picturesque Scottish capital undergoes a transformation, with artistic and creative events around every conceivable corner. In recent times the Edinburgh Fringe [...]

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Why glamping is the way forward this summer

July 23, 2012

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Lets face it, saying this summer has been a bit of a washout is an understatement! The summer isn’t over yet but it’s getting closer and closer to winter. If you haven’t booked a holiday abroad you’re probably missing the much-needed sunshine. You are also probably wondering, what can I do to celebrate the British [...]

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Off on a road trip? Make sure you’ve got the essentials

June 27, 2012

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Don’t let the traditional British weather outside fool you – we’re about to enter the heart of summer, road trip season! Taking a road trip with your friends is something that everyone should do at least once in their life, whether they’re off to visit friends that have moved away from home, travelling to a [...]

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Latest British Airways ad brings a jumbo jet down your street. No, really.

June 20, 2012

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There have been some pretty impressive ads running on the back of the Olympics recently (I defy anyone to keep a dry eye during P&G’s “Thanks Mum” campaign), but I must admit that the latest offering from British Airways is pretty cool. The advert is encouraging us to give our athletes the “Home Advantage” and [...]

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The Isle of Wight Festival 2012

June 19, 2012

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Bruce Springsteen on stage

This weekend will see 50,000 music fans heading to the Isle of Wight for one of the UK’s best loved music festivals. The Isle of Wight Festival 2012 looks set to be a big success, the event seems to have bucked concerns about the economic climate as well as concerns about the actual climate, which [...]

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