Money saving hacks: How to save your pennies while on holiday

No matter what stage you’re at in your life, whether you’re a student, have a family or you’re retired, everyone loves saving a bit of money whenever they can. As the old saying goes: look after your pennies and the pounds will look after themselves. Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case – especially on holiday. […]

Booking a place to stay in the UK or abroad? Here are some top tips to avoid making any mistakes…

Whether you’re looking for a cosy cottage, modern city apartment or a weekend away in an Airbnb, it’s always tough booking the right place when you don’t really know the area – or perhaps even the country – very well. It can be all too easy to find yourself in run-down and unfurnished accommodation that’s […]

5 things to do in Milton Keynes this Easter

The Easter holidays can be a tedious time. Finding an endless amount of fun for all the children can be difficult. Sometimes you need to venture out into the countryside to find the best activities. Here is a list of the best things to do in the countryside this Easter break… From skiing, to farmyards, […]

Gigs to get yourself down to this summer in Northampton

There is nothing worse than finding out you’ve missed out on tickets to your favourite band, artist or DJ set, right? Especially if the tickets were cheap, the band hasn’t toured in a while or they are playing near to your hometown. With the recent sad news coming out that NME are shutting their print […]

Have you been missing out on some Zzz’s? Here’s how to get a quality night’s sleep…

Getting a good night’s sleep is one of the best ways to start your day off right. For many it’s easy – they just rest their heads and they’re asleep within minutes. For others, especially those with busy lives and a high pressure job, it’s not always so easy. There are a variety of things […]

How to stay sociable while travelling for business

Travelling for business is often portrayed as a perk – visiting new cities, meeting new people and jet-setting across the globe. Although it is not as glamorous as it often looks and can sometimes become a little lonely. You’re often hundreds of miles away from family and friends and lack a social life and, with many […]

The best locations in Milton Keynes for a business meeting

Milton Keynes offers a variety of both chain restaurants and independent eateries – and many of them aren’t just suitable for meals with family and friends, but for business meetings too. Are you planning a business trip to Milton Keynes, or welcoming prospective clients to chat through possible new ventures, and need a sophisticated and […]

Seeing the sights in Luton: A tourist’s guide

Visiting new places as a tourist can be a little daunting, right? Many people are known for doing research before they depart on a trip but, here at Cotels, we’ve already done it for you.   Here is a list of our top places to visit in and around Luton as a tourist: Whipsnade Zoo […]