travel apps

6 travel apps you’ll actually use

Your bags are packed, you’re ready to go, your phone is so full of travel apps it’s far too slow. We know the feeling. Nobody needs a phone full of gimmicky apps that are never to be used on the road. So whether you’re staycationing in the UK or flying across the Atlantic, we’ve rounded up our favourite tools for every digital nomad, family traveller and backpacker.

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3 winter warming recipes for cold nights

There is nothing better than simple comfort food to warm your heart in deepest, darkest winter. We’ve pulled together our favourite, and often self indulgent, recipes to keep you toasty through the coldest spell of the year.

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The origins of the Advent Calendar

1st December is often a day of excitement in family households around the UK. The day when chocolate for breakfast is acceptable and the mark of Christmas well and truly beginning. But the Advent Calendar hasn’t always been chocolates, treats and gifts hidden behind a paper door, counting down the days until Christmas. Here we take a look at the origins of one of our favourite yule-time traditions.

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Where to find the best Christmas markets in the south west

There’s nothing better than a Christmas market to make you feel festive – mulled wine warming your hands as you stroll through the stalls, festive tunes tinkling over your head and artisan crafts to buy your loved ones to unwrap on the big day. Not sure where to head in the south west this festive season? Here’s our pick of the best Christmas markets around!

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5 reasons booking early really works

Winter is definitely the best time for you to start planning your Summer getaway and even booking early. Although the sun may seem like a thousand years away amidst the run up to Christmas and long, slow pull of January and February ahead, setting sights on the sun can pay off immensely!

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Bonfire Night Safety

Bonfire Night is just around the corner, and everyone in the family is getting excited for a frosty evening spent nibbling toffee apples under glittering skies. But before kitting out the kids with gloves and wooly hats, it’s worth keeping some basic safety rules for everyone to adhere to so that nobody ends up in tears!

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Four Bonfire Night Treats to Make at Home

Bonfire night is on the way, and we’ve put together a whole host of wonderful bonfire treat ideas and recipes to make your fireworks night go off with a bang! From traditional, warming dishes to sweet eats to nibble under sparkling skies!

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