11 Ways to Upgrade Your Apartment in a Weekend

Why do we decorate? Throughout history we have been obsessed with how to present the place we call ‘home’, from the earliest cave drawings right through to today’s endless inundation of home improvement programmes (think ‘Changing Rooms’ and ‘60 Minute Makeover’). In the UK alone, home improvement is a £14bn industry. The incredible growth of…

9 Amazing Gadgets for Your Apartment

You’re on the train home after a gruelling day at work. No problem, just adjust your thermostat using your smartphone so there’s hot water ready for a bath when you get in. Feeling hungry? Signal the oven to start cooking the casserole you prepared earlier. Or perhaps you’re lending your apartment to friends while you’re…

30 Things to do on Holiday in Tenerife

Known locally as the ‘Land of Eternal Spring’, sun-seekers have been flocking to Tenerife for years in search of its world-class beaches and bars. But look a little closer, and this small Spanish island has so much more to offer. The largest of the seven Canary Islands, Tenerife attracts roughly five million tourists a year-…