Author:Charlie Hawkins

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Home away from home – Iceland’s top places to stay

Although Iceland is often defined by its dramatic landscapes and geographical wonders, the Nordic island also possesses a wealth of accommodation to match its well-renowned beauty. From hotels and...
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The start of the Premier League season and our league predictor!

Yesterday saw the closure of the transfer window, marking the end to a summer of wheeling’s and dealings for football clubs across the UK. Premier League clubs are now focused on the opening...

Rayburn review – How to choose a repertoire for your tour

We recently sat down with Eleanor Harvey, our Concert Tours Operations Manager, to discuss how to choose an appropriate repertoire for a musical trip. Following her involvement in a number of...

Funny food idioms that will make you sound more French

For example…   The expression ‘it’s raining cats and dogs’ doesn’t mean that it’s literally raining cats and dogs. It actually means heavy rain. Learning and becoming familiar with...

Heartbreak and Triumph – Sport’s Fine Margins

Sport can provide some of life’s most memorable moments, whether that be through the joy of victory or the heartache of defeat. It’s been quite the sporting summer for the natives of New Zealand,...

The return of Championship football and our league predictor!

Among the title challengers are recently-relegated Fulham. With fire power fit for the premier league, you’d expect them to find their way back to the top. Other obvious promotion candidates are...

The importance of playing sport at a young age

I recently came across an interesting piece in the June/July issue of School Sport Magazine, where David English spoke passionately about the importance of sport within schools. He strongly believed...

Sport and the brain

Travel far and wide and there’s bound to be a trace of a sport you love. Let’s face it, place two hoodies on the ground and you have a set of goal posts. That’s the great thing about sport –...

Why Belgium is one of our most popular destinations

Besides the obvious pull that the country makes some of the best chocolate around, Belgium has some underappreciated assets that make it the perfect stepping stone from a UK tour. Less than a 5 hour...

Top sporting couples

For the last few weeks, the nation has been transfixed on the happenings of the Love Island villa. With re-couplings and love triangles all over the place, viewers are watching closely as couples...

Cricket’s coming home!

Eoin Morgan’s men faced the Aussies in the semi-final after losing to them by a considerable 64 runs earlier in the campaign. They then returned to face them with a clear aim, and boy did they...
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Federer v Nadal – Who will reign victorious?

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will come together in the Wimbledon semi-final in their first meeting since the 2008 final. Between them they have 10 Wimbledon titles, but who will reign victorious?...