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Where to Spend Burns Night in Scotland

by AnnaMillar January - last edited January

How to Spend Burns Night in ScotlandShort of Hogmanay, it doesn't get much better than the fun-filled hoolie that a great Burns Night in Scotland can bring. While Scotland’s larder can be appreciated year round, there’s never a greater excuse to indulge in a dram and partake in some of Scotland’s most infamous haggis scran. Take a look at some of our favourite places to spend Burns Night in Edinburgh.

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The Hottest London Restaurant Openings in 2015

by KyleGoodwin December - last edited December

The Hottest London Restaurant Openings in 20152015 is set to be another exciting year for London’s culinary landscape. From street food favourites turned brick-and-mortar to anticipated international transplants and new sky-high offerings, we look forward to the hottest London restaurant openings for the coming year.

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A Magical London Christmas for Kids

by ClaireBullen November - last edited November

A Magical London Christmas for KidsThe setting for A Christmas Carol, original home to Christmas crackers, and the place where Christmas cards were first debuted – there’s no wonder that London is a superbly celebratory city come December. For those planning a London Christmas this year, here are 10 essentials bound to delight visitors young and old.

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Diwali was recently celebrated across the globe, so we thought it perfect timing to not only look back at the Festival of Lights, but to explore the meanings behind other Hindu festivals. Here are just a few to look out for in the coming year, whether you’re staying in the UK or planning a trip to India

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Hiking in the Cairngorms

Whoever said that less is more has never set foot in the Cairngorms National Park. Situated in the heart of the Scottish highlands, it’s twice the size of Scotland’s sister park, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs, and a whopping 40% bigger than the Lake District. Especially for active types, take a look at our guide to hiking in the Cairngorms.

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Tough Mudder EventsPicture being dunked in frigid vats of ice water. Crawling through mud – while being electrocuted. Scrambling up greased walls, wading through waist-high muddy water, and, on top of that, running for miles and miles. No, this isn’t boot camp or a new form of torture – it’s Tough Mudder, and it’s spearheading a huge new trend for endurance, obstacle course-style group challenges. Try your hand at these top Tough Mudder events, if you dare.

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