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Inside the Muddy World of Tough Mudder Events

by ClaireBullen October 2014 - last edited 2 weeks ago

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.


The Greatest Swimming Pools in the World

by Chantelle August 2014 - last edited 2 weeks ago

The Greatest Swimming Pools in the world

It doesn’t matter whether you’re the next Michael Phelps or can only muster a poor excuse for a doggy paddle, these world class pools – complete with spectacular views, high-spec features and insanely beautiful surrounds will make you want to throw on your swimsuit and dive right in. Take a peak at some of the greatest swimming pools in the world, for the ultimate aquatic bucket list.


Los Angeles: An Instagram Photo Gallery

by Chantelle July 2014 - last edited 2 weeks ago

Los Angeles Instagram Photo Gallery

Glitz, glamour and grit, Los Angeles has it all. But behind the gloss and the sunshine, ever wonder what L.A. looks like through the eyes of its inhabitants? Check out our Los Angeles Instagram photo gallery to find out


A Coachella Survival Guide

by Lauren March 2014 - last edited Friday

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Each April, music fans head to the desert for a festival like no other − the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Now in its fourteenth year, the three-day festival brings together today’s hottest acts. Here’s your survival guide to help you look like a Coachella festival pro. 


86th Academy Awards | OscarsWhile an evening spent watching The Academy Awards in London means nary a wink of sleep, we’re willing to make the sacrifice. For us, the Oscars tend to inspire a heady dose of wanderlust. From the beautiful vistas of San Francisco as seen in Blue Jasmine to the glamorous New York of The Great Gatsby, this year's winning films proffered plenty of travel ideas.


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For hedonistic honeymooners in search of the good life, the potent blend of all-out glamour and California vibes is particularly hard to beat – and nowhere in Los Angeles does it quite as impeccably as Ocean Avenue’s Viceroy Santa Monica.