Chinese New Year 2018: Year of the Dog

新年快樂 (xīn nián kuài lè) ‘Happy New Year!’ Whilst many of us toasted the New Year on 1st January, a sixth of the world’s population will be seeing in the Lunar New Year today. Cue the fireworks, dragon puppets and colourful parades that put our late night booze-fuelled celebrations to shame. Each Chinese New Year is characterised by one of 12 animals from the Chinese zodiac …

Wow Your Valentine: Win A Trip For Two to Dubai, Hong Kong & Bangkok!

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Ah, Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air… the question is, will you be? There’s no better time to whisk your true love away on a romantic break. But forget Paris, Venice and Rome… it all gets a little cliché and we thought you deserved something extra special this year. So we donned our wings, bow and arrow and set out to give your Valentine’s …

Wowcher’s Guide To Surviving Valentine’s Day, Anti-Valentine’s Style…

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There’s two types of people in this world: those who celebrate Valentine’s Day with gifts, candle-lit dinners, romantic getaways – the whole sh-bang – and those who squirm at the very mention of this loved-up celebration. As the Valentine’s Day-themed Wowchers have recently become a hot topic in the office, the divide between the lovers and loathers has become clear. As a fellow loather, I …

Around the World in 8 Shrove Tuesdays

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After getting through the tough days of Dry January, the evenings of sipping on soda and lime as your friends guzzle down glasses of wine, you’ll be pleased to hear another month of restraint is just around the corner: Lent. But as Dry January is preceded by New Year’s Eve, Shrove Tuesday provides us with the perfect excuse to throw all our sugary, fatty foods …

Brighten Up Your Blue Monday

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2017. Thank god that nightmare’s over. With Brexit, the rise of Donald Trump and the whole Harvey Weinstein fiasco obliterating any shred of hope for the wider world, we’re thankful to put it behind us. New Year, New Everything please, am I right? But all is well because 2K18 is here! Bring It On is finally on Netflix. Khloe Kardashian’s pregnant (cool). And summer is …