Welcome to our Blog

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

10 Things That Turn 10 This Year

Posted on February 23, 2017 by Brooke

If you are anything like us, we still feel as though we are 18 and like everything happened just yesterday. When we learned that Maroon 5's Songs About Jane album came out 15 years ago, we were shocked by how far away our childhood … Read More

7 Reasons to Visit Manchester

Posted on February 21, 2017 by Brooke

Home to world-famous football teams, iconic bands, Coronation Street and chips and gravy, Manchester is Northern England's diverse, energetic and creative hub. For anyone planning to visit for a weekend or perhaps thinking of moving north, read on for 7 reasons why you should definitely consider … Read More

The Bucket List – The Three Horseshoes Hotel and Spa

Posted on February 16, 2017 by Andrea

.mybox{background:rgba(255,255,255,0.75); padding: 6px; margin: 0 20px 0 20px;} As part of our plan to help others #LiveALittle in 2017, we promised we’d celebrate #BucketListThursdays by providing one person (or couple) a month with an experience to tick off their list! And we’ve done just … Read More

Meet Red Letter Days’ Blogger Ambassadors

Posted on February 13, 2017 by Laura Foulger

We’ve been keeping a secret for a while now, so it’s very exciting to finally be able to reveal it. Red Letter Days is now working with 5 Blogger Ambassadors. They’ll be going on some of our experiences – from the gastronomic to the … Read More

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Posted on February 2, 2017 by Andrea

The 14th of February is an annual celebration of love, be it with someone new or your long-term partner. Each year, everyone wants to ensure their significant other has the best day ever, but it can be hard coming up with … Read More

Top Tips to Avoid Bad Dates

Posted on January 27, 2017 by Brooke

Dating has changed so much in the past few years, you can now date on apps, on websites and dating meet up events. However, no matter where and how people are finding dates nowadays, what hasn't changed is the plethora of bad dates and … Read More

Top Things to See and Do in Amsterdam

Posted on January 24, 2017 by Andrea

If you Google Amsterdam, you’ll find many travel guides are based around the things everyone knows make The Netherlands’ capital an unbeatable stag or hen night destination: its controversial red light zone and the comparatively relaxed legal attitude to a certain herb. But Amsterdam is so much … Read More

Top 5 New Year’s Resolution Fails

Posted on January 17, 2017 by Andrea

Following our inspiring blog on Top New Year’s Resolutions and How to Stick To Them, we want to follow up with all those still working hard to stick to their resolutions. Today is a bit less inspiring: it’s officially ‘Ditch New Year’s … Read More

5 Places We’d Rather Be On Blue Monday

Posted on January 16, 2017 by Andrea

It’s the most… miserable day… of the year! (Did you sing that in your head to the tune of a certain Christmas song? We did!) Why IS Blue Monday called Blue Monday? If you’re expecting some profound, ancient meaning drawn from early pagan tradition … Read More

13 Freaky Facts About Friday 13th

Posted on January 13, 2017 by Dan

Today is the first Friday 13th of the year. With that in mind, we thought we'd share a few things you may not know about this infamous day. So, without further ado, here are 13 freaky facts about Friday 13th... Read More

5 Good Things That Happened in 2016

Posted on January 3, 2017 by Brooke

It's safe to say that 2016 may go down globally as one of the worst years in history. However, short of recounting all the sadness from one year, we thought we would take a look at some of our favourite moments, trends and stories for … Read More

2017 – The Year To #LiveALittle

Posted on January 1, 2017 by Andrea

To say that 2016 was a difficult year would be an understatement. So we’re more than glad to finally welcome in the new year! While many will see January as an opportunity to detox, give up smoking, give up drinking, cut out sugar, watch … Read More

Christmas Leftovers – Tips from Red Letter Days

Posted on December 28, 2016 by Issy

There are plenty of exciting ways to deal with Christmas meal leftovers to persuade family and friends back to the table for more. Read on for three super quick and easy recipes and tips from Red Letter Days staff that give a new lease of … Read More

7 Worst Christmas Songs of All Time

Posted on December 23, 2016 by Andrea

Christmas is a time for family, for memorable moments, for gift-giving, for glowing hearths and squashy sofas, for re-runs of The Neverending Story and Home Alone I, II and III. And it's also a time for charity, religious celebration and for Michael Bublé to serenade … Read More

A Christmas Interview with a Celebrity Santa

Posted on December 21, 2016 by Dan

Christmas is almost here and even though he's mega busy at this time of year, our celebrity Santa was kind enough to have a quick chat to us about the lead up to the big day. Read on for more on Christmas cheer, … Read More