Articles by: Stuart Forster

Places

A polar bear close to Seal River Heritage Lodge near Churchill in Manitoba, Canada.

10 cool reasons to visit Manitoba, Canada

Manitoba is a Canadian province with much to offer visitors who enjoy wildlife and quality cuisine. With Arctic tundra, treeless taiga plus swathes of corn-producing prairie land it remains, for the most part, sparsely populated. Winnipeg, the vibrant provincial capital, has grown into a city with more than 750,000 inhabitants. […]

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Dating

A glass of blonde beer and a bottle of La Chouffe..

Making the right first impressions on women

How do you make the right impressions when you meet a woman? Ever blown your chances after meeting someone you find attractive? It’s all too easy to do (so we’ve heard from other blokes…none of the team in our office has any trouble pulling, apparently). MannedUp’s relationships expert, Elizabeth Clark, suggests that a […]

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Worth trying

Chocolates anyone? Confectioner Sharon Foyle and Tom Naylor-Leyland at Mennell's Confectioners.

10 delicious reasons to join a Malton Food Tour

Do you enjoy tucking into gourmet experiences? Why not get yourself to Malton, the small town described by Italian cookery writer and restaurateur Antonio Carluccio as “Yorkshire’s food capital”, and participate in one of the new food tours? The first Malton Food Tour was led by Tom Naylor-Leyland during August […]

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Grooming & care

Nivea Men Rehydrating Moisturiser

Nivea Men Rehydrating Moisturiser

Nivea Men Rehydrating Moisturiser is designed to moisturise skin and protect from the discomfort of dryness. This moisturising cream comes in a compact, 75ml tube. The hand-sized, navy blue tube can slip easily into coat pockets, sports bags and, should you need it throughout the day, a drawer in your […]

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Entertainment

Cover of 'A Place Called Winter' by Patrick Gale.

Book review – A Place Called Winter

Patrick Gale’s novel, A Place Called Winter, is set during the early 20th century, concluding shortly after World War One comes to a close. It tells the tale of Harry Cane, who emigrates from England to Canada. That’s a name which sounds familiar to modern football fans. It has, of […]

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Places

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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