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6 fab things to do in Auld Reekie beyond the Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe

6 fab things to do in Auld Reekie beyond the Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe

For three weeks every August, Scotland’s capital hosts the Edinburgh International Festival. The event has been taking place since 1947. It’s one of the world’s leading gatherings of performing artists. Dancers, musicians and actors from around the planet showcase their talents to a broad audience. In parallel, comedians and entertainers […]

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Places

Buddha statues in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

10 reasons to plan a vacation in Sri Lanka

Ever considered a holiday in Sri Lanka? We’ve come up with ten great reasons to travel to the island off the south-east coast of India. World-class surfing The surfing off Sri Lanka is renowned as world-class. Arugam Bay has hosted events such as the Red Bull Ride My Wave contest […]

by × July 27, 2016 × 0 comments

Grooming & care

Nivea Men Intensive Moisturising Cream

Nivea Men Intensive Moisturising Cream

Feeling wizened and dry? Maybe Nivea Men Intensive Moisturising Cream can help. Always aiming to present the MannedUp team as fresh and bright, we picked up a 50ml jar of Nivea Men Intensive Moisturising Cream while it was on special offer at our local chemist. A couple of big nights […]

by × July 23, 2016 × 0 comments

Fashion

The Flannels store at the intu Metrocentre

Flannels fashion store – VIP opening party at the intu Metrocentre

Flannels, the designer fashion store, opened its doors at the intu Metrocentre, at Gateshead, with a VIP opening party on 21 July. The chic store stocks men’s and women’s clothing and footwear. You’ll find clothing from the likes of Dolce And Gabbana, Hugo Boss and Ralph Lauren in the shop. […]

by × July 22, 2016 × 1 comment

Places

Cafe Hoppe, a bar at Spui in central Amsterdam.

Hidden Holland: 5 spots you should explore in the Netherlands

There’s more to the Netherlands than Amsterdam. The Dutch capital is, without doubt, a fantastic place for a weekend away but there’s much more to the country. We’ve enlisted the help of travel writer Stuart Forster and come up with five suggestions for places you should visit to get a […]

by × July 20, 2016 × 3 comments

Clothing & accessories

A Snugpak Softie Vest

Snugpak Softie Vest: lightweight, windproof warmth

Feeling the chill on summer evenings? Looking for a jacket that allows you to remain mobile? Maybe the Snugpak Softie Vest will meet your needs. Softie Vest? That doesn’t sound very manly, you might chunter. But this is made in Britain by a supplier of kit to military units around […]

by × July 16, 2016 × 0 comments

Grooming & care

L'Oréal Men Expert Post-Shave Balm.

L’Oréal Men Expert Post-Shave Balm

This post-shave balm is part of the L’Oréal Men Expert range of male grooming products. Non-greasy and easily absorbed, it features the L’Oréal Men range’s 24-hour hydrating formula and is designed to soothe razor burn. It’s not just a balm for applying to the area that you shave, you can […]

by × July 13, 2016 × 1 comment

Travel

Golden Buddha statue at Phnom Pros temple near Kampong Cham ,Cambodia. The temple forms part of the twin holy mountains of Phnom Pros and Phnom Srei.

Handy tips for better travel photography from 7 professional photographers

Love travel photography? But have you ever been out with your camera, thought “that looks gorgeous—the scene belongs on a picure postcard” yet failed to snap a stunning photograph? It happens. We’ve talked to professional photographers for tips on how to capture better travel images. Hopefully these suggestions prove timely. […]

by × July 9, 2016 × 0 comments

Experiences, Travel

Sunset seen from Teide National Park on Tenerife.

5 top adventure activities to try on Tenerife

Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands, has long been a popular holiday destination. Thinking of heading there? It offers a range of exciting activities, on land, in the Atlantic Ocean and up in the air. Don’t need to waste your time lounging around the pool or spending afternoons snoozing […]

by × July 6, 2016 × 0 comments

Online

Colourful wooden seats by the Atlantic shore at Pictou in Nova Scotia, Canada. The chairs are blue, red and yellow.

10 impressive Instagram accounts that will inspire you to travel

Instagram, the photo sharing app, now has more than 500 million active users. The free-to-download app has images from right around the world on almost every topic imaginable. Here are 10 accounts showing primarily travel and documentary images that the MannedUp team rate highly and think are worth following (in alphabetical […]

by × July 2, 2016 × 0 comments
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