Last year, a whopping 1/3rd of Brits chose holiday here. The year before, 13 million tourists descended across the year. Where are we talking about? The Canary Islands, of course.

The Islands consist of Tenerife, Lanzarote, La Palma, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria and 15 more of varying sized. As a Spanish archipelago, the individual places lucky enough to be a part of it are each popular in their own right. Tenerife, for example, is suggested to have a return visitor rate of around 77%. Continue reading

As a qualified chef living in Bournemouth, in the south west of England, it can be somewhat difficult to try and find a job in the catering industry. Many individuals shy away from the idea of agency work when it comes to relief work. This is due to the fact that they are zero hour contracts, but what they fail to see are the many benefits, of which there are many. It is also worth noting that some chef agencies also offer permanent contracts. Continue reading

So the fancy dress market is well and truly flourishing. Whether it’s for World Book Day or Halloween or perhaps you’re running a charity marathon dressed as an inanimate object, whatever the occasion you want your outfit to provoke a memorable reaction. Wearing fancy dress can unveil the exhibitionist in normally shy and retiring types.
For a multitude of reasons then, it seems as a nation we don’t need much of an excuse to dress up. Originating in the 1880’s with the masked balls, people continue to relish the idea of pretending to be someone else for a while.Continue reading