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What does your name say about your holiday?

It’s all in the name, so the saying goes. So with the summer drawing to a close, UK travel retailer HolidayHypermarket.co.uk has carried out a study of almost 24,000 bookers to find out just what your name reveals about your holiday preferences. John has been the most popular male name of the last 500 years, as discovered in a recent survey....

Gimme Five – Relationship Secrets…

Hello boys and girls. Sometimes issues that affect your everyday life need to be confronted. And to be content, these issues need to be solved. I believe in sacrifice very strongly, as well as fighting for what you believe in, no matter how big or small it may be, and even when the odds are against you there is...

Win tickets to see HOPSIN live in concert @hopsin @AEG_Live

Hopsin the “Wildly Skilled” rapper’s first UK dates have been announced and we look forward to seeing him LIVE in the UK. The Californian rapper Hopsin plays his first UK dates this October. The shows take place at:2nd October  - Glasgow Garage 3rd October  -  Manchester Academy 2 5th October  -  Birmingham Institute 6th October  -  Bristol O2 Academy 2 7th October  -  Brighton Concorde...

Top travel destinations – just a flight away

Your job is bringing you down, grey clouds leave a heavy burden on your shoulders and the wind and rain of a British springtime is about as cheerful as a clown at a crematorium. You need a holiday. Indeed, we all dream of getting away from the doldrums of our day-to-day grind. If only you could throw a dart into...

Win tickets to attend the premiere of Kevin Hart’s film ‘Let Me Explain’ @kevinhart4real

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This is your chance to win one of 10 pairs of tickets to attend the premiere of hugely successful US comedian Kevin Hart’s new film: LET ME EXPLAIN at Cineworld in The O2 this Friday (30 August).Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain captures the laughter, energy and mayhem from Hart's 2012 "Let Me Explain" concert tour, which spanned 10 countries...

Always Tired? top 10 tips to beat fatigue

Essential advice on how to avoid tiredness So, how can you beat fatigue, regain your verve and put the spring back in your step? Check out our top 10 tips to help you beat fatigue and ensure you get the most out of yourself and your day!We've all been there: those days when you wake up shattered, can barely drag...

Stuck for Valentine’s Day Gifts for Your Girl? Think Outside the (Heart Shaped) Box!

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So it’s that time of year again, and a number of us are struggling to think of the right gift for our girl. Last year, we panic bought flowers and chocolates, which was a little unoriginal. As was the year before… and, the year before that. So it may be true that you cannot go wrong with the classic combination...

Win a pair of tickets to see JLS play live

Celebrating the launch of the Nokia 5800 Comes With Music in Chrome triple BRIT Award nominees, JLS, will play a live and exclusive gig at London’s HMV Hammersmith Apollo on the afternoon of Saturday, 13th February 2010.The invite-only performance will see JLS play their smash singles ‘Umbrella’, ‘Everybody in Love’ and ‘Beat Again’ to a capacity crowd of fans...

Plants and flowers can be a source of pleasure, joy and pride in the garden and home.

But your beautiful blooms have long lost cousins which may look just as pretty but contain a few lethal surprises in the form of deadly chemicals The infographic above presented by Spalding Bulb shows how plants across the world have developed poisons which can kill everything from tiny insects and rodents to full-grown adults. It just goes to show that not...

Has the Pandemic Made the UK Fall Back in Love with Tradition?

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Lockdown has forced people to hit the reset button in more ways than one. Everything from family meals, holidays, trips to the high street, and outings to the cinema have been impacted by the pandemic. Consumer behaviours have changed, with more people eating at home, sitting in front of the TV, and opting for the ‘staycation’ as this year’s holiday...

#Ad: Ikea – Lets Relax

Take a look at Ikea's new campaign entitled 'Let's Relax'. Set in a time before camera's, before wifi, before smartphones and before we where all crazed with liking photos on social networks.This video is set in the late 1700's and see's a family at a dinning table about to have a awesome family feast. However, the father of the family...

Work experience helps young people get jobs

Work experience drastically boosts young people’s job chances - sixty-nine percent of employers are more likely to hire someone who has already spent time in their business. The Populus survey of employers for the Department for Work and Pensions supports the old adage on getting a foot in the door. Even work placements completed elsewhere count as four in ten...

Getting Back In the Dating Scene as Mature and Single

If you are over 40 and single have decided it is time to start looking for dates after a long period out of the dating scene, then you probably already have a sense for how much things have changed thanks to the rise of online dating. If you are divorced and the last time you dated was before the internet...

Flavour Fitness: Aniko Puhova

When it comes to fitness modelling its hard to beat someone like Aniko Puhova for sheer determination. From as early as her childhood in Slovakia she strived to become an athlete and went on to become an accredited fitness trainer, model, and competitor in fitness competitions. Not content with perfecting her own body, she’s a personal trainer to a...

Did you know 65% of Brits don’t exercise on holiday? Flavourmag shows you how to stay fit on the beach

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YES we know that’s you, and you. It’s true everyone loves a pina colada and a rum and coke (or three) when on hols, whilst indulging in that pizza, paella or pistachio ice cream, as your taste may be. But travel site momondo found that 65% of us don’t work it off when away, while only 4% work out every...

Strike a pose to win in ASUS & Comet promotion

Striking a pose in a Comet Store could lead to a walk-on role in a new Brit film and nearly £200 of Christmas Shopping vouchers.ASUS, is a leading enterprise in the new digital era, and Comet have launched a cracking new promotion in the run-up to Christmas, offering busy shoppers the chance to win a walk-on...

Frog Kissing – Part 8

Every fortnight Zowie Edwards will be regaling Flavour readers with her dating tales from the Urban Jungle."Beauty is only skin deep". "One cannot judge a book by its cover". "Personality and inner beauty are what counts".  I am repeating these mantras under my breath and hoping my flat mate won’t notice I’m talking to myself as I iron my...

The Wendy Williams show is heading to BET UK!

American chat show host Wendy Williams hit London this week and Flavour headed down to the Soho Hotel to find out all about her chat show, which is winging its way to our screens on BET this summer.For those who don’t know (and ya really should), Wendy is a notorious DJ/ presenter/ best selling author who loves digging the...

Win a MICHAEL BUBLÉ – TOUR STOP 148 Movie Merchandise Pack

To celebrate the release of the new documentary, MICHAEL BUBLÉ – TOUR STOP 148, in UK cinemas fromSunday 25th September, we are offering you the chance to win a movie prize pack!This exciting pack consists of:Michael Bublé Tour Stop 148 PosterMichael Bublé Tour Stop 148 Poster Michael Bublé Tour Stop 148 SIGNED PosterMichael Bublé Lips Tote Michael Bublé ‘It’s all about love’ Water...

How to Stay Calm and Arrive Refreshed After a Long Flight

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After a long year of little to no travel, our passports have been collecting dust for far too long. While you may be excited to board your next flight, the last thing you want to do is arrive exhausted and waste precious time getting over jet lag or nursing a cold. Here’s how to stay calm and arrive refreshed after...

Win tickets to the Gala screening of Montana 4th Dec with the cast attendance @MontanaThefilm

We've got 5 pairs of tickets to giveaway to 5 lucky readers to see the Gala screening of Montana on Thursday 4th December 2014 at The May Fair Hotel, London. The following cast and crew have been confirmed to attend Mo Ali, Adam Deacon, McKell David, Brad Moore, Sinead Michael, Femi Oyeniran, Kojo with further guests to be announced.This is in celebration of the release of Montana which is out in selected...

Win tickets to see Gobsmacked!

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From the producers of The Magnets and Soweto Gospel Choir comes Gobsmacked! the next generation a cappella show. Gobsmacked sings its way into The Udderbelly, Southbank from the 16th June and we have a pair of tickets to giveaway to one of their fantastic performances.Featuring world-class voices, jaw-dropping beatboxing and heart-stopping harmonies this all-singing all-amazing theatrical experience will redefine the...

The secrets of the Mystical India Rail Journey

While searching the world wide web, looking for something fun and exciting to do in the new year we were lucky enough to stumble upon www.railbookers.com and found this fantastic holiday called the Mystical India Rail Journey. The Mystical India Rail Journey is an 8 Night Deluxe Holiday by Air & Rail and will see you start in New and Old Delhi with...

BIG LIVE AND FLAVOUR MAGAZINE PRESENTS… THE COMEDY FACTORY

Welcome to the new home of the biggest, brightest and boldest comedy to grace North West London in years, The Comedy Factory is here!Launching on Sunday October 2nd at the well-known Swiss Cottage venue Legacy is a new weekly comedy club event which will guarantee you laughter all through the night – for anyone with a single funny bone...

Great Reads: The Intern

Unemployment is at an all-time high leaving school-leavers and graduates down in the dumps and overly concerned about their future. Look no further because 'The Intern' is here, this book is a great read and will assure you everything will be A-okay! I grabbed a quick 10 mins with Dillon Khan to find out a bit more about the...

Does your Gran now use gadgets as much as you?

It all started when my Aunt added me on Facebook a few years ago. At that point I realised that the online world that I thought was the domain of digitally-savvy twenty-somethings like myself and my friends, was changing. I could just about get my head around my Dad checking train times on his ancient PC, but to see...

Flavour Talks Property

Young professionals and graduates today have different priorities to that of 10 to 20 years ago. In the past it was the norm to settle down in your 20s and get on the property ladder. Today, things are very different. Many people in their 20s prefer to rent because of the freedom and flexibility it provides and are not...

Flavours Fabulous Spring Fix

Wondering what is next season’s must-haves? Flavour will have you ahead of the game in time for the warmer days.It’s that time of year again, spring is finally on its way and flower power is back so get your flares and your big sunglasses out and get ready for a journey back in time.You may be shuddering with the...

Meg Turney shares dating tips with Flavourmag

We asked Meg Turney dating questions for the 2nd part of her special feature on Flavourmag.co.uk. If you previously missed the thousands of retweets and facebook likes on our first article with Meg Turney, fear not, you can read it here: Meg Turney EXCLUSIVE interview with the geek gaming goddessSo back to business, we asked Meg Turney 9 questions on...

No One Cared

Through violence, through illness, through social services. Here’s a look into the mind of a young person in care.Who cares? I ask myself this every day, sitting here waiting for someone to come and love me. Waiting and waiting, listening to the prostitute that lives next door have an argument with one of her many guys, listening to my...