Different versions of Santa Claus and his companions including the real St Nicholas, Sinterklaas and Black Peter, Pelznickel, the Krampus, Ded Moroz and Old Father Christmas
Guide for the budget travellers on a budget on visiting Vienna on a shoestring. How to save money travelling from the airport, getting around the city, and visiting attractions.
How to play Switch, a simple classic card game where the aim is to get rid of all your cards first.
Explore the beautiful countryside and pretty market towns of Herefordshire. Especially recommended for lovers of cider and medieval history.
It's raining, but do you really need an umbrella? Is it worth the bother? A discussion of the pros and cons of umbrellas with 5 reasons against using umbrellas and 5 reasons in favor.
The Isle of Staffa near Mull off the West Coast of Scotland is worth visiting to see the spectacular Fingal's Cave with its amazing natural beauty, and see some puffins.
A local's perspective and tips on being a tourist in Edinburgh, Scotland, including hints on avoiding gimmicks, and what you shouldn't do, so as not to give tourists a bad name.
The tiny island of Ulva in Scotland is an excellent place to visit for a day trip from the larger isle of Mull. Go for a picnic, walk around the island and learn about its heritage.
What to do and how to get to Mull, the second largest isle in the Hebrides.
Step by step guide to the trains and buses to catch from Munich and Augsburg to visit this fairy tale castle in Bavaria, Germany. Includes guidance on the best value travel tickets to purchase.
Watching students in St Andrews walking along North Street, you might notice that they all swerve at the same point. This is to avoid stepping cobbles with Patrick Hamilton's initials.
Obsessed with fairy tales and building castles King Ludwig II had almost bankrupted Bavaria when he was found dead, under circumstances which remain mysterious to this day.
A celebration at Scotland's oldest university to welcome new students. A tradition involving academic parents, raisins, a foam fight, and Latin raisin receipts.
Getting the covering letter right for your job application is crucial. This article explains how you should structure a cover letter.
Inchcolm Island in the Firth of Forth can be visited by ferry. It is an excellent place to explore for a few hours with a medieval abbey, world war fortifications and wildlife.
Known as the 'island of 1000 bicycles', Great Cumbrae off the West Coast of Scotland this is a guide to getting there and visiting for a day trip and a relaxed cycle ride.
Rules and tips to play the game known as Bastard, and by many other different names. An easy to play game that combines strategy and luck.