Fun

If we write about something which we feel doesn't fit into a specific category but is a "fun" topic, then it'll be listed here within the fun articles category.

Stella Unfiltered vs Stella Artois

By IMo | September 20, 2023 | 0 Comments

Stella Artois is known for many things in the UK, and not many of them scream sophistication. Interestingly though, while these days you’ll never find a draft of Stella on tap in Belgium, the ‘international pilsner’ was first brewed 600 years ago in Leuven, a small city just outside of Brussels. Back then it was brewed by the Den Hoorn…

Tiger Balm vs Deep Heat – comparing these 2 popular warming products to see which is best

By Finn H | September 16, 2023 | 0 Comments

Deep Heat and Tiger Balm are probably the 2 biggest names in the heat relief space – most sports teams will have either a Deep Heat or a Tiger Balm in their First Aid kit, or maybe even one of the excellent alternatives to these 2 products. Tiger Balm is often thought of as being stronger and better than Deep…

Newtonmore – a guide for visiting this special Scottish village in 2023

By Finn H | September 6, 2023 | 0 Comments

The Scottish Highlands area is packed with lovely villages and towns, and we’ve got guides about a number of them. A few of our favourite locations that we’ve written about include Fort Augustus, Tain, Greater Speyside, and the entire Royal Deeside area. Newtonmore is a village within the Cairngorms National Park which is very special – it’s the perfect base…

Thorpe Park vs Alton Towers – comparing these 2 popular theme parks to see which is best

By Finn H | September 4, 2023 | 0 Comments

2 of the most popular theme parks in the UK are Thorpe Park and Alton Towers, and because one is in the North of England and one is in the South, people in central England often have to choose between one or the other. For this reason, we thought it would be useful to do a full comparison of these…

Is it worth buying a TentBox? Our honest review of this popular car roof tent brand

By Finn H | September 3, 2023 | 0 Comments

When we were all cooped up inside during the pandemic, most of us realised how much we loved being outdoors. And when it was finally safe to get outside again, many of us grabbed our tents and headed straight out for some camping. In our opinion, the only downside to camping is setting up the tent – it can be…

Flushable toilet wipes that wipe well and flush fine (6 we’ve tried & love)

By Finn H | September 1, 2023 | 0 Comments

It’s 2024, and despite huge advancements in various areas of Western society, some parts of our lives still feel decidedly old-fashioned. We’d put wiping our bums into this category – not only is it terrible for the environment given how much toilet paper people need to wipe properly, but it’s also ineffective. If you got your hands covered in mud,…

Climbing chalk that’ll help you keep your grip (5 we love)

By Finn H | August 28, 2023 | 0 Comments

In recent years a number of excellent climbing documentaries have been released which have highlighted how fun and exciting the sport is. Consequently, lots of people have decided to get involved in climbing. Although you might not want to do something on the level of Alex Honnold, climbing can be a great activity to start as not only is it…

Is inhaling Olbas Oil good for you – and does it get rid of a cold?

By IMo | August 24, 2023 | 0 Comments

If you don’t love the smell of Olbas oil, who are you? Why not and are you a real person?  Olbas oil is a personal friend of mine, in the steam room, in my washing machine or when I am stuffed up with the cold. It’s used for almost everything in my house, and I swear by it. So, today…

Laundry detergent that smells amazing (5 that we love)

By Finn H | August 23, 2023 | 0 Comments

We all spend lots of money on sprays and lotions to make ourselves smell better, but probably the easiest way to smell better is to clean your clothes with something which smells great. There is definitely a lot of choice when it comes to laundry detergent, and there are plenty of these products that we really don’t like the smell…

Is it worth buying a paddle board seat? Or should you just buy a kayak? Our honest thoughts

By Finn H | August 23, 2023 | 0 Comments

We’re big fans of paddleboarding and think there is very little which is more enjoyable than standing on our SUP and taking in the views around us. But we also acknowledge that standing on a paddle board is easier for some compared to others and that many people actually find trying to stand up on a paddle board pretty stressful…