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The Great MacMillan Bake Off

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Last week, us Wowcher guys and gals enjoyed the delights of our very own home baking in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. The Macmillan gems provide a fantastic support system for people affected by cancer, so we were more than happy to help of course, and get involved with a mahoosive bake off in the office. There were fruit cakes, chocolate and orange cupcakes and classic …

The Wowcher Guide to Peru

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Long heralded as the Holy Grail of holiday destinations for travellers and trekkers alike, Peru is certainly the country to choose if you’re after a spot of adventure. But dig a little deeper and you’ll find a nation that has a lot more to offer than backpacking trails and hikes to Machu Picchu – namely, the experience of a life time! With an intricate history …

The Great British Summer 2017 Roundup

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When you think of British summer time, what comes to mind? Well, it is time to dash those nostalgic stereotypes of day trips to the seaside, fish ‘n’ chip lunches on the pier and handkerchief clad burnt foreheads. Think gourmet picnics, some of the most coveted festival line ups all within city limits, classic movie moments set within historical venues, hop on Underground and hit …

London’s Best Pub Quizzes

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Us Brits may be well known for our politeness, stiff upper lips and compulsive tea drinking, but we know that nothing sums up the Great British spirit quite like a good old pub quiz. It is that magical time for all nerds to unite and conquer – now is your glorious moment to prove that your encyclopaedic knowledge of that thing no one else seems …

The Breakfast of Champions

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Bathe in the glory of the Olympic stadium and the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park as you tuck into East London’s newest bottomless brunch… Offering stunning views over a sprawling Stratford, as well as fabulous fare and beautiful bubbles, the new Sunday brunch at Holiday Inn Stratford City is not to be missed this spring. Hidden among the busy shops, restaurants and bars of the bustling …

The Anti-Lent Guide

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If you’ve always treated Lent as a second attempt at your New Year’s resolutions (including your yearly effort to stop consuming your weekly allowance of chocolate-based calories during one Netflix binge) then it might be time to give up the good fight. In a world with Trump, Brexit and no Bowie, maybe 2017 should be the year of being kind to ourselves. And what better …