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Brits spend 5 hours 36 minutes per week perfecting holiday pics

Brits spend 5 hours 36 minutes per week perfecting holiday pics

Almost a quarter (23 percent) of Brits admit that they try to make their holiday look better than it actually was on social media, according to new research compiled by Park Plaza® Hotels & Resorts. Keen to brag to friends, over half (52 percent) of the 2,000 Brits that took part in the study admitted […]

People in the East Midlands will splash out more than £40 a year to ‘spend a penny’

People in the East Midlands will splash out more than £40 a year to ‘spend a penny’

People living in the East Midlands will splash out almost £40 a year – to ‘spend a penny’, a study has found. Each year, the average adult in the East Midlands will spend £37.57 on drinks, snacks and even full meals in order to use a shop or restaurant’s toilet guilt-free. And £2.47 of that […]

The average Brit will spend three days hungover in December

The average Brit will spend three days hungover in December

The average Brit will spend three days hungover in December, according to research. A poll of 2,000 adults who drink alcohol also found almost a quarter of Brits admitting that they’ve previously called in sick, or would do so as a result of one too many drinks. However, on the morning after more than half […]

If you want a fresh turkey this Christmas – buy frozen!

If you want a fresh turkey this Christmas – buy frozen!

Time is being called on frozen turkey snobbery as it is revealed that so-called fresh turkeys have often been ‘deep chilled’ for over a week and in some cases up to a month, before even hitting supermarket shelves. As most of us will buy our turkeys a few days in advance of the big day, […]

Brits bored of being served the ‘same old’ dishes at dinner parties

A fifth of Brits are bored of being served the ‘same old’ dishes at dinner parties, a study found. Researchers who polled 2,000 UK adults found they’re fed-up of receiving the likes of quiche, prawn cocktails and spaghetti Bolognese at EVERY get-together. And with many of us set to host social gatherings over the coming […]

Unlucky Brits won’t even get half of the presents they want this Christmas

Unlucky Brits won’t even get half of the presents they want this Christmas

Unlucky Brits won’t even get half of the presents they want this Christmas, a study has found. Researchers discovered despite telling loved ones what they would – and wouldn’t – like, just four out of every 10 presents they receive will be things they were hoping to get. Just three in 10 Brits expect to […]

Save 40% on Christmas dinner by switching to frozen as Iceland offers full dinner for under £20

Save 40% on Christmas dinner by switching to frozen as Iceland offers full dinner for under £20

A frozen Christmas dinner from Iceland is on average 40% cheaper than a fresh Christmas dinner* Iceland’s frozen Christmas dinner comes in at under £20.00, compared with £34.80 average if you were to buy fresh* Luxury accompaniments including Goose Fat Roast Potatoes almost a quarter of the price of some chilled versions Iceland is wishing […]

Huawei launches StorySign app to help deaf children enjoy the magic of story time

Huawei launches StorySign app to help deaf children enjoy the magic of story time

Huawei, the global technology leader, has today announced the launch of StorySign, an app that will help enrich story time for deaf children and their parents. StorySign was created with experts and charities from the deaf community to ensure it is a genuinely useful tool. The app features a friendly avatar, Star, who guides children […]

Must Read Book of the Week: Hotlifestyle: Essential Basics by Paul McQueen

Must Read Book of the Week: Hotlifestyle: Essential Basics by Paul McQueen

Brace yourself for the battle cry for personal development. In coming weeks, with 2019 fast approaching, the media will again bombard us with the usual ‘New Year, New You’ articles. We’ll be told everything we’ve ever not needed to know by a string of experts in fields ranging from relationships, careers and even DIY. Finding […]

Brits spend two full days getting ready for Christmas Day

Brits spend two full days getting ready for Christmas Day

The average Brit will spend the equivalent of two full days getting ready for Christmas Day, a study has found. Shopping for gifts and food, decorating the home and even deciding what to wear to festive parties will see a total of 49 hours taken up with plans for the big day. Just over eight […]