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Halloween, Mexican Style: Día de los Muertos

Día de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead, is a Mexican national celebration that falls in the same time period as Halloween. With it’s ubiquitous sugar skulls and floral headdresses, Dia de los Muertos is recognised worldwide, but what exactly is it?

10 of the most haunted places in Britain

Just in time for Halloween, here’s a list of 10 of the most haunted places to visit in Britain- if you dare!

Seriously Creepy Vintage Halloween Costumes

When it comes to preparing your Halloween costume, it’s a real hard decision whether to go for sultry or to stick with spooky. While most of us can pick up a cheap costume on the Internet or whip up a super creative disguise using makeup and prosthetics; back in the day people had to make do and create costumes using ...

7 Reasons to visit Scotland

Talking about Scotland conjures up stereotypical images. Tartan kilts, haggis and whiskey to name a few. Whilst all of these things are very present in Scottish society - it’s not uncommon to see a kilt-wearing scotsman partying in a club - Scotland is so much more than this. Here’s 7 reasons to pack your woollies and venture up to the northern isles:

 

1. The Fringe Festival

Although not necessarily thought of as a cultural hotspot, Scotland has some wonderful artistic exports. A prime example of this is the Edinburgh Fringe, a festival occurring annually in Scotland’s capital city. A chance for Scotland to showcase it’s best offerings in comedy, art and drama, the festival brings a great atmosphere to the city, making it a great time to pay a visit.



2. Natural Beauty

Scotland’s beauty lies in it’s diversity. From the craggy mountains of the highlands to the stretches of spectacular coastline that rival the Norwegian fjords, Scotland is naturally stunning. Rent a car and dri

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5 of the best books to inspire travel

During this time of the year work commitments and university deadlines start to take their tole and sometimes it’s just nice to get away. If you can’t find time to venture abroad to warmer climates, get your fill of escapism through the writings of others. After all, picking up a book is a lot cheaper than a booking a flight… Here’s ...

5 DIY Skincare Tips & Tricks

Let’s face it, skincare can be expensive. Like, very expensive. With so many brands to choose from, each one as popular as the next, it’s difficult deciding on what to go for. You don’t want to spend loads on a skincare line that does nothing for you but, at the same time, high street brands just aren’t cutting it any ...

America’s Most Haunted Travel Destinations

Axe wielding murderers, lunatics, sadistic hostesses and people disappearing randomly from elevators, lets take a look at some of America’s most haunted tourist destinations for you to explore – if you dare. The Stanley Hotel, Colorado  Made famous by Stephen King’s The Shining and immortalised in Stanley Kubrick’s 1979 movie of the same name, the Stanley Hotel was built in 1909. ...

Clean Eating in the Capital: Healthy London

Nowadays, healthy eating is all the rage. Kale smoothies are the new Bloody Mary’s, and afternoon tea has been brushed aside en faveur of gluten free, vegan traybakes and cakes. Healthy eating, however, doesn’t mean missing out on flavour, and cities like London have witnessed a surge of ‘clean’ eating cafés and restaurants. Here’s a list of 4 places to check ...

Beaches and breakfast in Australia’s lesser known city: Perth

Tourists heading to Australia tend to flock towards it’s eastern coast. Famous cities such as Sydney and Brisbane are interspersed with world renowned beaches and beautiful coastline, natural attractions such as the Great Barrier Reef and Fraser Island drawing in the masses.

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