It’s December, the Christmas lights are up, and it’s high-time we previewed the hottest entertainment offerings on the local theatre circuit. Fortunately, there’s something for everyone in London this year.
We have featured South Africa, New Zealand and Australia. Today we look at Canada and reveal 20 of the country’s most interesting facts.
Portugal is a country rich in history and culture, with a mild, temperate climate, excellent food and wine, and friendly, hospitable people. Here are 11 unusual facts about the country.
London has something for everyone this month, so choose what blows your hair back and get out and make the most of these last days of summer.
South Africans have been relocating to the UK for a few decades now, with their favourite products from home following closely behind.
The world’s biggest food fight is only a few weeks away. First Festival Travel is offering all 1st Contacters a Deluxe La Tomatina package.
Our friends at Topdeck Travel have two special offers for you this month. Either opt for an epic 30% off Europe trips, or choose to chuck tomatoes in a Spanish street for the craziest hour of your life. Or both, if you can!
As the tournament starts to heat up, we thought we’d round up our 10 favourite facts about the Wimbledon Tournament.
If you feel the need for a little adventure without having to leave the country or break the bank, why not climb the O2 Arena?
If you’re a movie buff, the Sundance in London Film Festival is an absolute must.
Along with the famous and historic boat race on the Thames, the Oxford and Cambridge Goat Race sees goats strive for glory at Spitalfields City Farm.
It’s silly season again. Deck the halls and be jolly with all the festive finds you can source from these London-based Christmas markets and fairs.
Maximum speeds, the longest flights, flight attendants’ weight and pilots’ meals – here are 20 little-known facts and snippets about air travel and its history. Many airlines have a rule that each pilot flying the aircraft eats a different meal, in order to minimise the risk of all pilots on board being ill. One third [...]
If you’re a Saffa who’s new to the UK, you might already be missing some favourite flavours from home. But don’t fret – there are many physical and online stores that specialise in South African food imports.
COMPETITION: Your next summer holiday could include a seven-day tour through Pamplona, thanks to 1st Contact and First Festival Travel.
In the spirit of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, here is our A to Z of sports in the UK. Expect some popular sports – as well as some rather weird and wacky ones too.
Well-known sport and adventure club 8th Day Adventure is offering all 1st Contact clients a massive discount on joining their club - £25 for a year’s membership, reduced from £140.
British Airways have launched a new marketing campaign to highlight their role as an official Olympic partner to Team GB, and to encourage Brits to stay at home and support Team GB during the London Olympics.
Our A-Z of the upcoming Olympic Games has some really nifty resources and information. It also tells you all about the alien invasion, the zombie apocalypse, and the possibility of Keith Moon performing at one of the ceremonies.
The annual Homelanz event is taking place on Saturday 16 June in London’s Boston Manor Park. This popular one-day London festival is all about celebrating the Southern Hemisphere: its culture, entertainment, music and cuisine.