• 10 hot air balloons to look out for at the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta

    10 hot air balloons to look out for at the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta

    With the 39th Bristol International Balloon Fiesta now upon us, here are ten hot air balloons to look out for as they take off from the rolling hills of Ashton Court from this weekend. From brand new balloons to special shapes and world firsts over 130 hot air balloons are registered to attend Europe’s largest […]

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    The Ivy Clifton Brasserie Celebrates Bristol Balloon Fiesta with Spectacular Balloon Display

    The Ivy Clifton Brasserie will mark the annual Bristol Balloon Fiesta with an eye popping display of balloons installed outside the restaurant from this Thursday, 10 August until Monday, 14 August. The display will be made up of green, blue and orange balloons, chosen to reflect the colour scheme of the restaurant’s interior, and will adorn the […]

  • Racing for a Cause

    Racing for a Cause

    If you have ever dreamed of owning your own racehorse, but been put off by the sheer expense of it, and not really knowing how to get into it, there is a fantastic opportunity called ‘Racing for a Cause’ which allows you to have a share in one, for a monthly, affordable fixed price! Racing […]

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    Clifton Village to host Clifton Fest 2017

    Next month, Clifton Village will host Clifton Fest, a free mini festival of live music, street entertainment and cultural performances. Organised by BID Clifton Village in conjunction with Smiley Miley Events the event will take place from Friday 7th to Sunday 9th July. The mini festival will start on the Friday evening with live music […]

  • Dad-cation; with the Help of Super App, Hoop

    Dad-cation; with the Help of Super App, Hoop

    Just in time for Father’s Day, Hoop reveals that nearly half of all dads feel guilty  about not spending more quality time with their kids. As many as 48.2% of British dads reveal they feel bad about not spending more quality time with their kids at the weekend and 30% of parents feel as though […]

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    Father’s Day Treats

    If you’re struggling to think of something to get your Dad, Grandad, Step-dad this Father’s Day, then why not get creative in the kitchen and rustle up a couple of chocolatey treats he is bound to love, courtesy of Terry’s Chocolate Orange! Here we have two delicious recipes to allow you to wow him! Millionaire […]

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    Florida: The Sunshine State

    Known as the Sunshine State, snowbirds and holidaymakers have been flocking to Florida for a hit of winter sun for many decades. But there is so much more to Floridian culture than sand, sea and sun. Katie Thomson found out more about this amazingly diverse area and got up close and personal with some of […]

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    Home Away from Home: UK Hotel Breaks

    In need of a proper break, but don’t want to get on a plane? Or have you only got a free weekend instead of a whole week? Then a luxury staycation is for you. A change of scenery can do wonders for the psyche and really recharge the batteries – just what most of us […]

  • Sydney – Adventures in the Emerald City

    Sydney – Adventures in the Emerald City

    Sydney is a magical city, made up of a series of harbours linked by silky blue ribbons of sea. With a great food scene, abundant cultural hotspots and a classic Aussie laid-back vibe, it’s a city break unlike any you’ll have had before. Katie Thomson heads down under.  Australia is a sort of bewitching cousin […]

  • Te Wai Pounamu – Exploring New Zealand’s South Island

    Te Wai Pounamu – Exploring New Zealand’s South Island

    We arrived on the glorious South Island via the Cook Straight, a stunning journey through the stretch that joins the north and South. We had our first taste of the dramatic scenery of the South that we’d heard so much about when we spied the long limbs of the Marlborough Sounds. These are the sunken […]

  • Stay Strong on the Slopes

    Stay Strong on the Slopes

    Fitness and nutrition tips from Powder White to maximise time on the pistes this season Regardless of skiing ability, there are several elements that will affect performance on the slopes, as the body adjusts to different climates, altitudes and exercise intensity levels. The average skier burns up to 3,000 calories during six hours of skiing and can […]

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