Christmas markets originated in Germany and their history dates back to the Late Middle Ages. Dresden’s Strietzelmarkt was first held in 1434, and the Munich market in 1310.
Nowadays you will find Christmas markets all over Europe. Towns and cities are transformed into winter wonderlands, full of colourful stalls selling gingerbread, German sausages, decorations, hand-made gifts and mulled wine. Read the rest of this entry »
Whether you are the ‘bah humbug’ type of person at Christmas who would rather stay in bed until it’s all over or, on the other hand, you embrace the festive season with a frenzy of gift-buying, partying and general over-indulgence, Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park is one of the best annual events in London.
Struggling for inspiration when choosing your weekend wardrobe? Whether you’re considering a weekend city break or a country escape, one thing you need to plan in advance is your holiday wardrobe. So we’ve put together a few simple, comfortable looks that will take you through your weekend. Read the rest of this entry »
This year’s Southampton Boat Show promises to be like no other with an amazing line up of interactive attractions, the latest innovations, over 500 exhibits, world launches and more. To find out more here’s 10 reasons you can’t miss it.
There’s so much to enjoy, from the Hurricane and Spitfire air display, to trying out the boats themselves and even music and fashion shows on the festival stage. Find out more about the attractions at this years Southampton Boat Show on their website.
It really is a fabulous event, so much so that we’re offering one person the chance to win 2 free tickets to the event on the date of your choice.