Unusual food and drink you’ve likely never heard of

  Written by Erik Wolfe, founder of World Food Travel Association When we think about travelling for food, it is always the popular dishes that come to mind first: dan dan noodles in Vietnam, pizza or pasta in Italy, fish and chips in the UK, and so on. Yet there…

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Your quirky Christmas gift guide

Your quirky Christmas gift guide

*This guide contains affiliate links It’s November, which means we can *officially* mention the C word in an acceptable manner. This time of year does, of course, come with the usual flurry of Christmas gift guides, but I was really excited to bring this one to you this year because…

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Is house part-exchange a good idea?

Is house part-exchange a good idea?

If you’re struggling to sell your house or you just want a quick, hassle-free sale, is house part-exchange the answer? What exactly is part-exchange, and how does it work? Are you eligible? Read on to find out. What is house part-exchange? A part exchange scheme allows a homeowner to exchange…

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How to make an offer on a property

How to make an offer on a property

Advertisement Feature Purchasing a house can be a tricky process. There’s conveyancing to worry about, survey reports, EPCs, mortgages and more. But before you can start any of this, it’s important to find a house you wish to purchase. When we bought our current house, we’d been to view it…

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5 things you need to know about fire alarms

5 things you need to know about fire alarms

Our homes can be filled with beautiful decor that makes us feel happy, but sometimes we forget about the necessary things we need in our homes, like fire alarms. When you think about fire safety and how to prevent fires at home, the first safety feature you think of is…

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Make your home a bit more Bridgerton

Make your home a bit more Bridgerton

When Bridgerton came out on Netflix, it was the talk of social media. Many of us had read the books previously and those who hadn’t fell in love with the characters, the decor, the dresses, the showbiz-ness of it all. I, as did many people, adored the detailed regency interiors.…

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Decor ideas to quickly transform your home

Decor ideas to quickly transform your home

Have you been looking to give your home a new lease of life but aren’t quite sure how to go about it? If so, don’t panic! My home decor ideas to transform your home will help you get the best from even a modest budget. After all, making your home…

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Managing costs for a property renovation

Managing costs for a property renovation

Whether you are taking on a property renovation because you want the challenge or you’re doing it because your property is in dire need of a refresh, managing the costs can be daunting. Neglecting ongoing property maintenance can cause severe structural damage to a building, so it’s essential to deal…

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7 ways to light your home

7 ways to light your home

Lighting is especially important in our homes, but is an often-overlooked feature. But the right (or wrong) lighting can totally transform your home and provide you with a whole host of different environments, atmospheres and ambiances. Bright lights are there to make us feel awake and alert, and can be…

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Using the Sims to inspire your own home designs

Using the Sims to inspire your own home designs

The Sims was a game I played tirelessly as a child, and it turns out I wasn’t alone as there are around 33 million Sims players worldwide. If you’ve ever played it, you know how addictive it can be! You’re in complete control of someone else’s life, and you can…

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How to prepare your garden for autumn

How to prepare your garden for autumn

Autumn is in full swing and Halloween is just around the corner, so it wouldn’t surprise me to hear that you’ve started to dress your home especially for this time of year. You might bring out extra blankets and cushions and stock up on treats and hot chocolate sachets (I…

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Glam up your home for Halloween

Glam up your home for Halloween

Autumn is one of my favourite times of year – not only is my birthday in October, but the countdown to Christmas really begins during this month. It’s a time for candles, jumpers, cosy nights in, hot chocolate, warming soups, and so much more! But before we can think about…

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