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0 Top 5 Hotels for New Years Eve in Edinburgh

At the blog we know you like to party and we know you like to party in style – especially at New Year. New Year’s Eve or “Hogmanay”, as it is affectionately known in Scotland, is a time for huge celebrations and they don’t come any bigger or better…

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0 How Is Halloween Celebrated Around The World?

We know the USA do Halloween in a big way, but other countries are brilliant to visit at this time of year too. Halloween began as a pagan Celtic festival called Samhain, in Ireland. Over the years, it morphed into the modern Halloween we know on 31st October – but remarkably…

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0 Heard The One About A Comedy Gig On The Tube?

No, it’s not a shaggy dog tale. We asked took two award-wining comedians with proven “track” records, Tony Law and Scott Gibson, to take the concept of “underground” comedy to a whole new level. We were aiming at getting Londoners laughing on the line ahead of our Fringe Comedy Award Shows.…

Things to do
0 The Top 10 London Museums

Although museums are mainly focused on showcasing the things of the past, their future is looking decidedly rosy. With many of our London museums boasting multi-million pound makeovers, world-beating exhibitions and special after-hours “lates” events; visitor numbers are soaring. So with museums enjoying a surge in popularity – here, in…

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1 15 Cities That Look Beautiful In Autumn

The world’s about to turn from green to gold, amber and russet. The nights are getting longer. Autumn is here, which means it’s a magical time to visit some of the world’s best cities. So in alphabetical order, here are some fall favourites to leaf through. 1. Berlin, Germany Berlin has two major light festivals in…

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1 How To Make The Most Of A Stopover In Singapore

Singapore is the key stopover on the so-called Kangaroo Route between London and Sydney (and vice versa). So if you’re travelling to Australia via Singapore, lucky you. That means you’ll be touching down in one of the best airports in the world. But Singapore’s much more than just a place to refuel and stretch your legs.…

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