6 Tips on How to Talk to Your Partner About Finances

How to Talk to Your Significant Other About Money

New love is one of the most exhilarating feelings in life, but nothing can spoil the sensation quite like a sour conversation about money. But that doesn’t mean it’s a good idea to avoid this discussion — if you want to plan your future together, you should be on the same page financially.   If […]

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British TV Homes

8 Floor Plans of Iconic British TV Homes

Every week, your favourite TV characters invite you into their homes for a chat, a laugh, and probably a bit of high drama, too. Over the months and years, those TV homes become so familiar that you’re sure you could find your way around if you ever managed to pop in for a real-life cuppa. […]

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11 Ways to Save Money on a Unique Wedding

Money-Saving Tips for a Nontraditional Wedding

The average wedding in the United Kingdom exceeded £30,000 in 2018.1 It’s no surprise that the wedding industry is an incredibly booming field, from videographers and photographers to planners, coordinators and designers.   If you’re getting married but are concerned about your financial future together, don’t let this deter you. There are many ways to […]

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metro systems

6 Aerial Views of the World’s Oldest Metro Systems

There’s something very science-fiction about a subterranean rail network. Even a century and a half after the world’s first subway system opened in London, taking a trip underground can be a thrill. Part of the mystery of traveling underground is that most of us don’t really know where we are in relation to the surface […]

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4 Reasons to Cycle to Work

4 Reasons to Start Cycling to Work

Why Cycling to Work Is Even Better Than You Think If your cycle’s been gathering dust in your car park, you’re far from alone. Cycling UK estimates that only 3 – 4% of people over 16 in England cycled five times a week in 2016-2017.1 Why do so few adults choose to cycle to work? […]

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Cooking for different diets

Top Tips on Cooking for Different Diets

As dietary preferences and restrictions continually evolve, more and more people are finding themselves in households of people with different diets. This can make meal-prepping for multiple people much more of a chore than it should be. Whether your loved ones have allergies, gluten intolerance or lactose intolerance; or be on a weight loss, paleo, […]

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Unbuilt Britain: What 6 Cities Could Have Looked Like

The city is an inspiring playground for ambitious architects. A single great idea or astonishing building can change how way people perceive and navigate the city overnight. But ambitious ideas come with hefty price-tags. And in the city, there’s always a political story to negotiate, too. Often, the most exciting ideas for buildings, bridges, and […]

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UK banknote design

UK Banknote Concept Designs (Endangered Wildlife Edition)

Banknotes are fascinating things – little works of art that pass through our hands each day almost unnoticed. Every so often, there is a news story about a new design, and perhaps some controversy over which historical figure will feature on the front of the note. But what if the Bank of England is getting […]

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