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This is where you can get to know our team a bit better, and read about the things that make us smile.

The 3 Types of Holidaymaker

Posted on May 10, 2018 by Laura Foulger

When the good people of Earth are not tapping at keyboards, sighing at the size of the supermarket queue or gazing wistfully through bus windows, they’re living out their dreams somewhere far from home. Our Short Breaks offer countless ways for… Read More

Wedding Gift Guide

Posted on May 3, 2018 by admin

As summer approaches, it’s not just the weather that’s hotting up. May through to August is the most popular time of the year to get married in the UK, with an incredible two-thirds of all weddings taking place… Read More

#LiveaLittle: Bungee Jump

Posted on April 26, 2018 by Sophie Deering

Another month, another exciting new chapter in our #LiveaLittle quest! At the beginning of the year, we set out on a mission to encourage others to live life to the full by facing fears, stepping outside of the comfort zone and… Read More

10 Facts To Celebrate Shakespeare

Posted on April 23, 2018 by admin

2016 marked the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, with numerous celebrations across London and the world to celebrate our most famous bard. But we remember him every year, on National Shakespeare Day. A couple of us recently headed to The… Read More

10 Reasons to Visit Cornwall

Posted on April 17, 2018 by Sophie Deering

Visit Cornwall. For rustic coastlines, turquoise coves, sandy beaches, quaint seaside towns, fish and chips, cream teas, pasties, chic hotels, camping sites galore and its charming West country twang. This is simply the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Cornwall’s finest offerings… Read More

Fabulously Fun Family Days Out

Posted on April 6, 2018 by Sophie Deering

Let’s rewind to last weekend. Mum’s running around washing an evergrowing heap of paint-stained kids clobber, dad is pushing on with an ongoing DIY project that’s unlikely to ever be completed and the sprogs are upstairs sitting cross-legged in the middle of… Read More

Try a Water Sport in Honour of World Water Day

Posted on March 21, 2018 by admin

Water sport is the new IN thing and the industry has enjoyed a titanic jump in popularity over the past few years (see what I did there?). In a study from 2015, 12.4 million people in the UK participated in a water sports activity… Read More

What Does Your Cup of Tea Say About You?

Posted on March 16, 2018 by Laura Foulger

It’s no secret we’re utterly fana-tea-cal about Afternoon Tea. And while we’ve carried out extensive research on the way that Brits eat their scones or hold their cup of tea, we’ve never asked the most evocative questions of all: what shade… Read More

5 Reasons Why Mum is the Best

Posted on March 8, 2018 by Sophie Deering

With Mother’s Day falling on Sunday 11th March (so early this year! Is it in your diary?), it only seems fit we take this opportunity to celebrate mums everywhere. Not only did these wonderful women give us life, but their guidance and influence… Read More

#LiveaLittle: Up at The O2

Posted on February 27, 2018 by Sophie Deering

With 2018 well and truly underway, we have embarked on our mission to make it the year to #LiveaLittle! Forget comfort zones and playing it safe, it’s time to seize the day and jump headfirst into some exciting new activities. This month,… Read More

Love Your Pet Day 2018

Posted on February 20, 2018 by Laura Foulger

If a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, does that apply to pets as well?  On Love Your Pet Day, we’re delving into the wonderful world of pet names. According to a survey by Argos Pet Insurance, the top names for… Read More

2018 is Chinese New Year of the Dog

Posted on February 16, 2018 by Laura Foulger

In 2018, Chinese New Year falls on Friday 16th February. Steeped in centuries of ritual and tradition, and now famed for its magnificent celebrations, it’s an annual source of delight to revellers around the world. As long-time fans of Chinese culture (particularly … Read More

Date Night: #RedLetterDate COMPETITION

Posted on February 7, 2018 by admin

Can you feel it in the air? No, we’re not talking about February frost – we’re talking about love. Read on to find out how you could win a romantic prize for two - #RedLetterDate, bring it on … Read More

New Year’s Resolution: Did You Survive?

Posted on February 2, 2018 by admin

After what seems like forever, the curtain has finally been drawn on January. Can we get a round of applause, please! While we’re all eager for the show to go on, nobody likes long and penniless winter days, there’s one thing we have to… Read More

Whisky Tasting at East London Liquor

Posted on January 26, 2018 by Laura Foulger

Bringing spirits production back to London’s East End after more than a century, we are reinstating an industry back to its roots. ~ East London Liquor Company Whisky: revered by some, misunderstood by others. Cradled in the hand of many a movie villain before… Read More

10 Reasons to Visit Liverpool

Posted on January 23, 2018 by Sophie Deering

  Perched on the banks of the River Mersey, Liverpool is a city of rich cultural heritage, fantastic energy and with endless ways to stay entertained. Famed for being the home of The Beatles, two Premier League football teams and one of the… Read More

Doing or Having: Which is More Important to Us?

Posted on January 17, 2018 by Laura Foulger

A now-famous Eventbrite study confirmed something we had long suspected: that millennials (those born between 1980 and 1996) are favouring real life experiences to material consumerism. ‘Well, of course,” we thought “Doing or having, it’s a no-brainer”. Red Letter Days is the original proponent of… Read More

Fun Ways to Get Fit (No Gym Required)

Posted on January 11, 2018 by Sophie Deering

Let me guess… You over-indulged throughout the Christmas period and vowed come January to transform yourself into a true picture of health? Yet, by the time new year came around, you had remembered that green juices were actually quite revolting and the mere thought of… Read More

It’s the year to #LiveaLittle

Posted on January 5, 2018 by admin

Turning our back on 2017 has been the easiest break-up ever 😘 We’re happily waving goodbye to some of the most ridiculous trends known to man (avo-lattes and fidget spinners, need I say more? 🙄) and drawing a line under what we can only describe as… Read More