Harry Potter studio tour’s Dark Arts event is going to be a hit with Slytherins

Slytherins, it’s time to take over Hogwarts! Well, to be more specific, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter. That’s because the Harry Potter attraction is once again hosting its annual Dark Arts event, and there’s plenty of opportunity to immerse yourself in the wicked side of the Wizarding World. We’re […]

How Weston -super-Mare keeps donkey tradition alive by the seaside

They rate with kiss-me-quick hats, knotted hankies headwear and rude postcards as iconic seaside traditions. But while the rest may have gone out of fashion, donkey rides on the beach are as popular as ever. It is thought that the Mager family kicked the tradition off in Weston-super-Mare in 1886 – and they are still […]

Nothing beats the happiness of living in the countryside

Several times a year, I repair to my bolthole in a small village on the coast of Northumberland, where I spent my childhood. It’s a happy place and just the right antidote to busy, noisy, grimy London. It’s beautiful, which helps, and it’s hardly changed from the way it was when I went to school […]

Travelodge launches new menu including tempting meal deal for families

Travelodge has plenty of deals and discounts that make popular with families on a budget, and its latest meal deal is no exception. The hotel chain has unveiled a brand new offering at its on-site Bar Café restaurants, where guests can get two courses for £12 – but children aged under eight eat for free. […]