No matter the purpose of the trip, we are guilty of requesting the highest degree of luxury when it comes to the journey. Whether it be the transfer from the airport to the hotel, or the upgrade to the king-size suite, enhanced comfort and relaxation goes along way in ensuring our happiness. Here, we run through exactly what it means to travel in luxury, while also assessing some of the budget options which can be taken advantage off as well. Airport Stage one of the commute for a holiday starts here — airports are full of...

Your child has the tendency to cry when you leave him at school – what should you do? Although not all kids go through this phase of adjustment, there will always be at least one kid who will refuse to be left alone without his mom or dad. It’s quite common but there are ways to try to prevent this stage from coming. However, if you can see the signs that it is seemingly inevitable or you are already standing on that stage as a parent, below are some of the possible ways to help you get through this “crying at...

There is no denying that the UK population is growing at an alarming rate. The upper dependents, or those of state pension age (65+) constituted for 18.2 per cent of the population in mid-2017, a rise by more than two per cent from only a decade before. The baby boomer generation — those born between 1945 and 1964 — are nearing, or have already reached, retirement age. Furthermore, thanks to technologic developments within the health care system, baby boys born between 2015 and to 2017 are predicted to live to 79, while females are...

News travels fast but big brands travel even faster. Famous faces, iconic logos, and company catchphrases seem to crop up in every corner of the globe. This might leave you wondering, how on earth did they get there? If you think back to 2015, you might recall a documentary staring the not-so-unknown ex-England football star David Beckham. This show, The Unknown, followed Britain’s beloved Becks as he travelled around the world to see how his fame had spread (oh, and ‘find himself’ of course). Thanks to the global adoration...

Traidcraft is tackling the shopping frenzy of Black Friday by joining the ongoing climate change event instead of the shopping craze. The Gateshead-based company will be spreading the call for shoppers to become more carbon conscious instead of discount detecting, with a series of events on Friday 29th November. The fair trade, organic and vegan food and drinks retailer will be running a refreshment station at Newcastle Cathedral, as well as handing out jute bags of toiletries to the local homeless. Traidcraft will also be addressing...

Are you desperately trying to think of something new and original to give to your loved ones this Christmas? The key to a thoughtful Christmas present is personalisation. Let your loved one know that you’ve gone above and beyond this year and put a lot of effort into making your gift special. A personalised gift can take many different forms, and we have the perfect option for every member of the family. Carry on reading to gather some inspiration. A gift for the grandparents — a printed photo album Digital photographs...

It is not enough for you to just sit and wait for slowed down broadband speeds to pick up when you can do something about it. Taking that step to test your internet connection is a process that takes just a few minutes of your time and you can end up figuring out the cause of your problems and fixing it. It is important to note that broadband speeds can be slowed down by a number of factors like quality of the wiring or distance from the exchange. These among other factors come into play when assessing the accuracy of determining...

Christmas is officially upon us. We can no longer complain about festive goodies showing up in the shops, or Christmas decorations appearing in pubs, restaurants, or houses. It’s time to wind fairy lights around every inch of your home, put tinsel on anything that will stand still long enough, and throw any notion of dieting out of the window for at least the next three weeks. Part of the festive mania sees many of us going out to purchase an entire, fully-grown tree and placing it indoors. If you’re opting for a real tree...

Today’s printing industry is constantly innovating to keep up with the growing number of devices and platforms. The printing advancements directly impact businesses on a variety of levels. Modern companies use printers for several reasons every day. From printing internal policies out to producing advertising materials, businesses heavily rely on printers. Thus, business owners need to stay up-to-date on the latest printing industry trends. Successful companies invest in the latest printing technologies in order to meet consumer...

With technology advancing and trends constantly shifting to open new avenues of opportunity, now is an excellent time to launch a consumer goods start-up company. E-commerce has paved the way for start-ups to get their foot in the door without the need of renting a high street property, while platforms such as YouTube and Facebook have provided free advertising for sectors such as fashion and cosmetics. Appealing to Generation X is almost essential if you want a quick and easy way to drive sales. The importance of e-commerce is...