Island Hopping: An Insider’s Guide To The Balearic Islands

It might be all doom and gloom with regards to the British weather but that’s certainly not the case over in the dreamy Balearic Islands. So we’re hop, hop, hopping (mentally at least) over to the Mediterranean to soak up the long-lasting summery weather in an attempt to block out...


Mindful & Monet: The Latest Inner Peace Trend (That Really Works)

Want to find inner peace? How about painting? We try the latest mindfulness experience!

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Where To Go For Glam (Or Ghoulish) Halloween Hair & Makeup

The scariest day of the year, (no we’re not talking Brexit, although that does coincidentally fall on the same day) Halloween, is approaching faster than a 28 Days Later zombie. Not set on your costume yet? Even if you’re not one to go head to toe gruesome, there are plenty of places in London...

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The Horror Films That’ll Ensure You Have A Spook-tacular Halloween

With two weeks to go until Halloween it’s time to unleash the scariest celluloid creatures, gruesome ghouls and merciless monsters that will make your blood curdle as you reach to cover your eyes with your trusty blanket. The devilish demons at The Handbook have concocted up a potion...

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Growing Underground: The Revolution Going On Beneath London’s Streets

When you think of plants being grown ‘underground’, you’re likely to envisage some kind of criminal activity. But, there’s a food innovation gaining traction in London, and whilst it might be coming from beneath the streets, it’s all above board. Intrigued? Let’s explain… In one of London’s disused WWII bomb shelters sits a company that may just be changing the way we grow our food produce. Growing Underground is essentially an underground farm – located in one of the bunkers beneath Clapham Common Tube Station (that’s 140ft below ground in case you were wondering). And it is here that two […]

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All Things To All Eaters: South Hampstead Gets An Italian Masterpiece

This South Hampstead Italian has it all, literally, from breakfast coffee, to Italian food to cocktails. New bambino on the block, Terra Terra...

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Health & Wellness

8 Of London’s Luxury Gyms To Work Up A Sweat In

Grab your finest gym gear, slip on your trainers and break a sweat at one of these luxurious gyms...


7 Tips For Making Your Travel More Sustainable

Extinction Rebellion protests are taking place across the world, Greta Thunberg is an international hero, but hardly want to cancel your flight to Lanzarote.

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Need Plans for Half Term? Get Ready To Be Schooled…

Half term is coming. Rather than rushing around the school routine and making sure everyone has two shoes on and their book bags, you now have a week to fill…luckily London is filled with plenty of activities to entertain, intrigue, educate and tire out little ones.

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Fancy Trying London’s Most Famous Afternoon Tea?

We head to Browns and experience their famous afternoon tea. Here's why you should too...

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