A Chocolate-Themed Trip around the World

If your usual daydreams about lying on beaches or jetting off to explore new cities have been rudely interrupted by fantasies involving chocolate this month, you're not alone. With Easter just around the corner, plenty of people are finding their minds wandering to cocoa-based deliciousness, and here at HRS, we are no exception. That's...
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Hidden Gems of London

With London being such a popular tourist destination, finding 'hidden gems' can be very difficult. To help out, HRS spoke to a host of the capital's leading bloggers to reveal the best secret hangouts the city has to offer. Here is the embed code: <a href="http://blog.hrs.com/uk/hidden-gems-of-london"><img src="http://blog.hrs.com/uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/hidden-gems-in-london.jpg" alt="Hidden Gems of London" /></a><br /><p...
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New Year’s Eve around the globe

New Year's Eve is often the best night of the year. From small house parties to epic city-centre extravaganzas, New Year's is always a night jam-packed with celebration. Choosing the ideal NYE party can be a tricky decision. Edinburgh brings in the New Year with the traditional. Starting with the spectacular torchlight procession on...
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The Perfect Christmas Dinner: Festive Food Around the World

What makes the perfect Christmas dinner? For most Brits it's turkey, sage stuffing, pigs in blankets, cranberry sauce, roast potatoes and assorted veg - we're such sticklers for tradition that many annually plate up sprouts even though no family members like them! But what of other countries around the world? Let's take a look at...
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The Ultimate Guide to Germany’s Christmas Markets

When you think of the ideal Christmas scene – twinkling lights, music, mulled wine and gingerbread – you're probably picturing the exact scene you'd find at a German Christmas market. In recent years, German-themed markets have become a regular feature in cities across the UK, but if you want to experience something truly magical this...
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Explore the Medieval villages of Luxembourg with me

The tiny country of Luxembourg is tucked away between Germany, France, and Belgium. It's a country you can easily miss if you blink while you're travelling through the area on the autobahn. Luxembourg is, today, a financial powerhouse and I'd say that you could even call it one of Europe's most scenic countries. For as...
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