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Takeout without the guilt - What to order where

Whether you live a healthy lifestyle, you're trying out a new diet or just wanting to make a few healthier choices, finding something tasty, healthy and satisfying can prove difficult. Making the right choices doesn't always keep us happy or motivated - we're all human and either indulging in something we really fancy or getting home too tired and too late to start cooking can really derail a diet.

Famous Wines and Cocktails from Around the World

Whether you are a wine connoisseur or not and whether you wouldn't let anything past your lips that isn't a cocktail, we're sure that the subject of how and why these play such an important role in life is fascinating to many people.

5 Top tips for better sleep away from home

Jumping into a comfy bed, closing your eyes and falling asleep sounds like a dream, but it's not as easy as it sounds and even harder when you're away from home. It doesn't matter whether you're sleeping in a 5-star hotel, at a friend's or family member's house, falling asleep and have a comfortable night's sleep in a bed that's not your own is, for some, near enough impossible. Jumping into a comfy bed, closing your eyes and falling asleep sounds like a dream, but it's not as easy as it sounds and even harder when you're away from home. It doesn't matter whether you're sleeping in a 5-star hotel, at a friend's or family member's house, falling asleep and have a comfortable night's sleep in a bed that's not your own is, for some, near enough impossible.

4 Common Takeaway Myths Debunked

Takeaway can be an absolute lifesaver on those busy days when squeezing in an hour plus to cook dinner is an impossibility. Not to mention a more than welcome option when you just simply do not feel like cooking. Whether you're craving a hot and cheesy pizza, or some always addictive Chinese takeaway, these quick, delicious, and 100% effort free meals are but a phone call away. So why is it then that takeaway has adopted such a poor reputation? In a word, misinformation. In fact, the majority of the negative takeaway rumors circulating around are simply untrue. Here are 4 common myths associated with takeaway that are completely false.

4 Tips for a Hangover Free Night Out

When you're having a great night out you want only the conversation and booze to keep flowing. It's not until the morning that you are reminded that every action has an equal and opposite reaction. Waking up feeling as though a baby elephant has taken up drum lessons in your skull needn't be the low point of your night out. Follow these tips and avoid the hangover.

Hotel Stays with Kids

Perhaps the least appealing aspect of a family holiday is night-time. Packing everyone into a small hotel room. Kids waking up at the wrong time. Noise from adjoining rooms disturbing everyone. It's enough to make you want to stay at home.

Why most Brits love a pint

Did you know that in medieval Britain more people drank beer than water? Looking at the flourishing craft beer market you could be forgiven for thinking that it's still the case (Worldwide, only water and tea are more popular).

Turn Up The Heat - The Hottest Dishes From Around The Globe

There are few culinary pleasures that can compare to the warm tingly feeling we get from eating hot spicy dishes. Whether you fancy the mouthwatering heat from Indian curry, or the fiery punch that you get from Thai fare. Spicy food not only gives your taste buds a delectable treat, but delivers an excellent endorphin booster for your body as well. With this in mind, here are some of the hottest dishes from around the globe.

Packing Hacks for Weekend Breaks

There's nothing quite like getting away for a night or two at the weekend. Hopping on the train down to Devon instead of back to Dalston. A couple of days to soothe the soul and regenerate before back to work on Monday. But first you've got to pack. And if you want to avoid looking like you're staying for a month you might like to follow these handy tips.