Wish You Were Here?

It’s that time of year again: having finally abandoned your New Year’s diet AND managed to find your loved one a suitable Valentine’s present, we’re beginning to focus on the future. And with the sun (albeit occasionally) peeking out from behind the clouds, summer holidays are on the horizon – but where to go? Whether it’s the Peak District or Peru, we’re always up for …

Food for Thought

Couple having dinner

Are you getting a little fed up with your traditional restaurant options? Italian getting irritating? French getting frustrating, Thai getting tiresome or Mexican getting a bit, well, meh? Luckily, there’s a whole world of alternatives cropping up for you to chow down on. Yes, apparently food is the latest hot new thing (who’d have thought it?), with culinary kings and queens all over the country …

Overcome Your Fear Of Needles…

If you’re having yarn problems, I feel bad for you son. We got 99 problems but a stitch ain’t one… read me! Right, let’s get down to the knitty gritty. We’ve all been exposed to some pretty tragic knitwear this winter. Whether it was dad’s reindeer number or the absolutely hilarious THIS IS NOT A CHRISTMAS JUMPER jumper, it’s got even the most trypanophobic of …

Wowcher’s Guide To: Tablet Jargon!

Life routinely presents questions that we mere mortals can’t even begin to comprehend the answer to – what is on the other side of a black hole? What is the meaning of life? And what’s up with Bruce Jenner’s face? Well we’re always up for a challenge here, and in the quest to cast some light upon another grey area, we present you with the …

Wowcher’s Guide To: Mattresses

Did you know that more than 200,000 hours of our lives are spent in bed? For those of us who aren’t maths bods (don’t worry, us neither), that’s about a third of all the time we have on this earth. Time well spent, right? And that doesn’t even count other, um, activities you might be getting up to in the sack… With that in mind, …

Wowcher Searches For The ‘Craic’ In Dublin!

While even the Irish struggle to define Gaelic expression craic (pronounced ‘crack’), it seems best described in English as ‘having fun’ or ‘having a laugh’, often accompanied by live music and with a pint to hand. A friend and I set off for a weekend in Dublin in search of the elusive craic and found the Emerald Isle’s vibrant capital city did not disappoint. Stepping …