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Top Ascot Treats with Topdeck Travel

Last Thursday I braved early morning commuters as I sashayed in a new dress, fascinator and heels. On this here by day, Thursday 18th June (also known as Ladies Day) I was as ready as ever to act like Audrey Hepburn... For as long as I could last at least. We met at Topdeck Travel HQ where we were greeted...

Big Easy Covent Garden launches Weekend Boozy Brunch

big easy boozy brunch

Big Easy Bar.B.Q & Lobstershack Covent Garden has announced the launch of its first unlimited boozy brunch, now available every Saturday and Sunday at the Maiden Lane restaurant. The limitless menu is priced at £29.50, including bottomless Big Easy Brew draught beer, Prosecco or house wine.In true Big Easy style, the brunch offers a choice between a Bar.B.Q and lobster option....

Why Las Vegas Is The Ultimate Party Destination

Las Vegas at Night

Over the past few years, we’ve seen record numbers of people visiting Las Vegas, and many of them come from the UK. If there’s one thing that nearly all of the 42 million yearly visitors have in common, it’s that they come to Las Vegas to have fun. The self-declared ‘entertainment capital of the world’ got established in 1905, but...

NFL inspired recipes to make at home

Following the massive success of their new Ealing smokehouse site, Meat and Shake are celebrating the NFL's arrival to the UK by teaming up with BBC NFL and Americarnage presenter Nat Coombs to create the average Joe's guide to the NFL. With the first game, New York Jets v Miami Dolphins, having commenced on the 4th October, the guide aims to...

Hotel Within A Hotel: Santa Marina Beach Resort Opens Five-Star Pearl Wing

Santa Marina Beach Resort

Following extensive renovations, the impressive beachfront Santa Marina Beach Resort has announced the opening of the brand new ‘Pearl Wing’. Set apart from the hotel, every aspect of the Pearl Wing is 5-star with spacious rooms, luxury facilities and impeccable service.Santa Marina Beach Resort combines the very best of Mediterranean style in a vibrant and historical setting – Chania, Crete. A fashionable...

Romantic Couples Getaway: Marbella Review

marbella

Fed up of the temperamental British weather? Then why not embark on a Romantic Couples Getaway in Marbella? We did exactly that and decided to ditch the low 14 degrees wet and rainy weather in the UK and opt for the sun-drenched 31 degrees in Marbella.One of the greatest things, in my opinion about Marbella is the distance from the UK, jump...

Introducing the new summer menu from All Star Lanes

all star lanes summer menu

The new summer menu from All Star Lanes features ’High Roller’’ Wagyu & Lobster Tail burger, the summer G&T menu and a whole lot more will be available. Available now, you can get US-style eats and speakeasy drinks, with a unique and swanky twist. Exec Chef, Ashely Clarke, and Head of Booze, Sean Soon’s new Summer menus add a hint...

Discovering London as an Overgrown Kid

Toy shops, adventure playgrounds, animal farms… Who says children should have all the fun? There are a host of attractions across the capital that appeal to adults and kids alike, and that take us grown-ups back to our childhood memories! Read on for our pick of five of the finest… 1. Go Ape, Trent Park Fancy trying your hand at some Tarzan-like...

Fabulous Feminist Events – Suffragette Film Just Released

With the recent release of the Suffragette film (unbelievably the first ever made about the movement) the F word is currently on everyone's lips. https://youtu.be/056FI2Pq9RY1. Suffragette Special: An Evening with Lucinda Hawksley, Author of March, Women, March, with special guest Dr. Helen Pankhurst Date: 6pm on Thursday 29th October 2015 Celebrating the launch of the hotly anticipated new movie, Suffragette, Conrad London...

4 Essential Tips for Travelling Through Egypt with Kids

Egypt with kids

In many ways, Egypt can almost be the perfect travel destination for kids. You can go on a few Egypt tours, go off the beaten path to witness some of the country’s natural beauty, or just go to one of the many attractions Egypt has to offer. However, if you don’t want your trip to turn into a logistical nightmare,...

Romantic Getaways: Our visit to the Gloria Palace Amadores Thalasso & Hotel in Gran Canaria

When I think of Gran Canaria, I think warm winters as their high season starts in September and finishes is March. I think huge resort hotels and beaches, I think small mountain like landscapes, rugged hills and small valleys. All the above is true, but what I didn't know was, the wellness movement in Gran Canaria. Landing in Las Palmas for a long...

5 reasons why London is the greatest city in the world

Having a label such as the great city in the world in no small feat. You may think we are biased as we live in London, but here are 5 reasons why London is the greatest city in the world. Whether you are from London or travelling to London, there are so many amazing and fantastic things to do and...

London Fashion Week, Foodie Hotspots – Best places to eat at Fashion Week

London Fashion Week, Foodie Hotspots

London Fashion Week starts today (Friday 16th September 2016) showcasing the best in fashion from new designers to top high street brands such as TopShop how has a live hub throughout. So with all the glitz and glamour of London Fashion Week in full swing, you need to find yourself the best places to eat at Fashion Week too, right?Right! So...

Foodies Festival Comes to Blackheath Common July 8th -10th

Calling all foodies and food lovers. The Foodies Festival Comes to Blackheath Common with the British Street Food Awards 8th - 10th July. Get your tickets now as the best of London's street food will gather in Blackheath first time as Foodies Festival comes to Blackheath Common and hosts the South heat of the British Street Food Awards.Foodies Festival launched in 2005...

Top camping locations around the UK

UK camping

The UK features some of the most breath-taking and peaceful scenery on the planet. The country is spoilt with mass Greenland and beautiful coastlines, so it shouldn’t come to any surprise why so many tourists choose the UK as their holiday destination. Throughout summer 2019, we’ve seen a combination of British Holidaymakers choosing to sack off their annual trip to...

10 romantic couples getaway destinations

Keeping the spark lit in a relationship requires work. Some couples opt for weekly date nights and unexpected gifts, but if you don’t feel these everyday tricks are working for you, here’s a secret weapon. Research conducted by the US Travel Association has found that couples who regularly travel together are more happy and satisfied in their relationships. They even...

Las Brisas de Ibiza Boutique Hotel – Villa style living with hotel style hospitality

The view from Hotel Las Brisas 1

Las Brisas de Ibiza Boutique Hotel believe it or not is situated at the top of the Es Porroig cliff top, overlooking a truly picturesque setting of the bay of Es Cubells. This boutique hotel is one of Ibiza's hidden gems. It has villa-style living with hotel-style hospitality and you simply have to experience it for yourself to get a trueness of what...

2017 opening of ‘Children of the 80’s’ at Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza, headlined by Village People on 2 June

The legendary ‘Children of the 80’s’ returns to Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza on 2 June kicking off its weekly fun-filled party which brings eighties vibes to the outdoor stage every Friday night from 7pm until midnight. The opening event on 2 June will be headlined by the one and only kings of disco, the Village People, promising party-goers a one-of-a-kind...

5 Most beautiful botanic gardens in the world

botanical gardens

If you are a traveller who doesn't know a thing about plants and flowers, you probably think, that various botanical gardens look like they are unworthy for your attention. However, they should not be completely removed from your vacation plans - some exotic parks, as the Travel Ticker team is going to prove to us above, are breathtaking and worth...

Special cocktail for International Women’s Day – Hawksmoor Seven Dials + ‘Press for Progress’ panel

Special cocktail for International Women's Day

Seven Dials will be celebrating International Women’s Day in March, with a week-long celebration throughout the area. With an abundance of award-winning and independent brands, Seven Dials houses a vast and varied selection of exceptional businesses, many of which are founded and run by women. The week will celebrate the brilliant women behind the businesses of Seven Dials, as well as a...

Five Essentials Things to Know Before Visiting Paris

Paris is one of the most famous cities in the world. It is rich in history, and a fascinating destination for a tourist. However, if you are an American, there are certain things you need to know about the Parisians and their city. The following are five of the most important things to know when you arrive.Slower pace of life Parisians...

2018’s Top Valentine’s Day Getaway Surprise, Seduce and Spoil at Aphrodite Hills Resort

Aphrodite Hills - Cyprus

Roses and flowers are lovely to be sure, but a romantic break is infinitely better. And no destination is more desirable than luxury resort Aphrodite Hills in Cyprus. Legend has it that Aphrodite rose from the seas directly in front of the five-star destination because it’s the most breath-taking place on earth, truly befitting the Goddess of Love. What better...

10 reasons you NEED to see ‘Between The Sheets’ with Miss Polly Rae

If you haven't heard of the London Wonderground or Miss Polly Rae or 'Between The Sheets' then you must be living a pretty boring life. All through the summer, the London Wonderground has a dazzling array of events with everything from burlesque shows like 'Between The Sheets' to an Anti Art school called Dr Sketchy's which I will be attending.After...

Experience The Bedford Hotels, Spa Holiday Preparation Package

Get beach body ready in double quick time plus top tips from Leanna Kew, the spa manager The Bedford Hotels to maintain holiday beauty.Look your best for your holiday with the spa's holiday prep package from just £75 per personHolidays on the horizon? Let us pamper you and help you look your best. Treat yourself to a luxury spa day...

7 chic and cosy ski chalets to snuggle up in this winter

Chalet Sherwood

Days are getting shorter which means the ski season is almost upon us! The crisp, snowy landscape of the Alps is all the more enjoyable when you have somewhere wonderful to stay, which brings us to this winter’s chicest, cosiest ski chalets.Chalet Baïta in Meribel (France)Boasting a flickering fire, comfy sofas and fluffy blankets, Chalet Baïta’s lounge is...

Party Where You Sleep! Europe’s Top Hotels for 24-Hour Party People

Europe has some of the best party cities in the world and with a host of bars, dance clubs and live music venues providing an eclectic mix of entertainment, there is something for everyone 24-7. Especially now hotels are getting in on the action! There is a growing trend among young people to be drawn to party hotels, especially...

Lotus Charing Cross launch exciting new Winter menu

Lotus, the fine dining Indian restaurant located on Charing Cross Road, known for its experimental and authentic cuisine, is delighted to announce the launch of their new Winter menu. The team behind Lotus, including Chef Patron Bhaskar Banerjee, who has over two decades of experience, has created an alternative winter menu, focusing on seasonality and innovation. Using seasonal ingredients such...

Sightseeing like the stars: Places to Visit Based on Films

los angeles film sets

Whether it’s a weekend break in a European city or a week on a tropical beach, travelling is always a good idea. Beautiful scenery, mouth-watering cuisine and gorgeous weather are good enough reasons to jet off into the sunset with your suitcase, but figuring out where to go can be a different matter altogether. So if you’re in need of...

Papillon Grand Celebration Helicopter Tour review – YOU MUST DO THIS IN LAS VEGAS

Papillon Grand Celebration Helicopter Tour review

The Papillon Grand Celebration Helicopter Tour is a 'MUST SEE' thing to do while in Las Vegas. You may have already read our Romantic Couples Getaway: Las Vegas part 1 where we focused on the spectacular shows we attended in Las Vegas or our Romantic Couples Getaway: Las Vegas part 2 where we focused our attention on our dinning experiences and hotel stays.Well,...

Unwind with tropical garden yoga and world-class spa treatments at the luxury Es Saadi Marrakech Resort

Es Saadi Marrakech Resort - Spa du Palace

Morocco’s most iconic hotel, the stunning Es Saadi Marrakech Resort has a passion for wellbeing. Regularly hailed as Africa’s Best Wellness Spa, under the watchful gaze of the snowy summits of the Atlas, Es Saadi is a true oasis – encircled by 20 acres of tropical gardens teeming with orange and banana trees, bougainvillaea and roses, and a lagoon style...