French lessons in Nice

French lessons in Nice

By Tanya Kovatchka Tanya is an A-Level student and contributing writer for KCW Today Doing a residential course at a language school abroad is one of the best ways to improve fluency and gain confidence. This was my exact motivation for travelling to Nice and doing a course with Azurlingua for...

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Badajoz Carnival

Badajoz Carnival

Unbeknownst to many is the plucky province of Badajoz that sits snuggly next to Portugal inside the south-west border of Spain. Its eponymous capital is steeped in a rich history of conquest, culture and creativity, the latter of which goes on full display during the Badajoz Carnival in February. Originally...

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Heart of Derbyshire

Heart of Derbyshire

Hiking has never been my calling in life, it (or, more precisely, hiking enthusiast friends) has often come calling but usually I pretend to be out of the house, busy with work or literally dead to avoid the strain of putting one foot in front of the other. As a...

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The Railway Touring Company tours on offer

The Railway Touring Company tours on offer

The Railway Touring Company also offers many different destinations within Europe, including Switzerland, France, Italy, Austria and Germany and also further afield to destinations such as Myanmar, Sri Lanka, India and South America.  One of our ever popular tours is the Swiss Bernese Oberland. The Swiss Bernese Oberland tour, offering...

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A Traveller’s Guide to Colombia

A Traveller’s Guide to Colombia

Colombia, or the República de Colombia as it is officially known, is one of the most diverse and remarkable countries in the western hemisphere. It has become a popular tourist destination over the past decade, and for good reason. Below, a list has been compiled for a few things to...

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New TfL app enables passengers to top up their Oyster card ‘on the go’

New TfL app enables passengers to top up their Oyster card ‘on the go’

Oyster card users can now check their pay as you go balance and top up their card with just a few quick taps of their smartphone after Transport for London (TfL) launched its new app on September 7th. The new app, which was designed by TfL and developed by Cubic...

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Prudential RideLondon on July 30 – Event, traffic and travel information

Prudential RideLondon on July 30 – Event, traffic and travel information

The Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic takes place on Sunday 30 July. Now building up to its 6th edition, it has become the UK’s premier one-day race. First run in 2011 as a test event for the London 2012 Olympics road race the following year, the inaugural edition was won by Mark...

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New York State of Mind

New York State of Mind

New York is one of those cities that exists as much as an idea of itself as a literal physical place. People who will never travel further than the edge of the village in which they were born will have a firm mental image of towering skyscrapers, angry cab drivers...

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Absolutely and Hövding Join Forces to Improve London Courier Cycling Safety

Absolutely and Hövding Join Forces to Improve London Courier Cycling Safety

Today, Absolutely, one of the oldest courier companies in the UK, has announced a new safety initiative in collaboration with Hövding, the airbag for cyclists. This is the first partnership of its kind and will make cycle couriers at Absolutely the best protected in London. With couriers spending up to 10 hours...

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Andy Murray backs Morpher Flat Folding Helmet through Seedrs Crowdfunding Campaign

Andy Murray backs Morpher Flat Folding Helmet through Seedrs Crowdfunding Campaign

Morpher, the flat folding bike helmet’s crowdfunding campaign has so far raised nearly £700,000 on Seedrs. The campaign smashed its initial target just two weeks after launch with more than 400 investors pledging money on the Seedrs crowdfunding platform. Sir Andy Murray has invested in Morpher’s campaign as part of...

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