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Top 10 Christmas gifts for cyclists

So, you know that they love cycling but what do you buy for them? Whether you are looking for a top market item as that perfect present for a loved one who loves cycling or a stocking filler for a bike fan, here is a top 10 of Christmas gifts for bike lovers.   1. […]


Uncovering the health benefits of playing golf

There are many benefits to playing golf, offering the opportunity to socialise, unwind after a busy day or week and get some fresh air; especially important if you work inside the rest of the week! There are many other benefits to your physical and mental health.   England Golf’s campaign in 2019, #switchoffwithgolf, focused on […]


Understanding travel insurance and repatriation

If you are abroad and are unable to travel home on your planned flight for a number of reasons, the term repatriated is likely to be used. This refers to the process of returning a citizen to their country of origin. This could happen due to an accident or serious illness.   Repatriation costs are […]


Hidden treasures: 10 epic abandoned places to visit

All over the world there are abandoned towns and hidden gems each with a story to tell. Many of these spots make for great destinations if you are looking for an opportunity to experience a bit of history and urban exploration.  Here are 10 great places to visit.   1. Lake Reschen, Bolzano, Italy   […]


Mark Richards: Father, son and the Kerry Way

“Alex is the map reader and more or less treats my like a Springer Spaniel. He simply sets off, ignores my protests and knows that eventually I’ll stop arguing and follow him.” The relationship between Mark Richards and his son, Alex, is clear when it comes to their walking expeditions.   That is something that […]


5 Winter triathlon races to add to your bucket list

The triathlon season may have come to an end in the Northern Hemisphere but there are still plenty of winter triathlons that you can partake in over the colder months if you are willing to travel. Here, British Quadrathlon Champion, Helen Russell, gives her five suggested races:   1. Noosa, Queensland, Australia November   Noosa […]


53% of golfers name slow play as their biggest bugbear

Golfers will not be surprised to know that slow play has been crowned as the most annoying aspect of the sport, according to a recent study.   Golf Magic asked 500 players to name the thing that most frustrates them on course, and a whopping 47% said that it was other golfers taking too long […]


Warming up: Your essential pre-round golf stretches

It is important to warm up before practising any sport. Warming up before you play golf has the added advantage of helping to get the best results from your swing maximising your performance on the golf course.   Light walking is well known for having lots of benefits and is a great warm up in […]


Lost passport abroad? Here’s what to do

It can seem like a nightmare holiday scenario, but a lost passport abroad doesn’t have to be complicated. Every year, thousands of Brits are helped by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) after their all-important documents go walkabouts overseas.   And if you’re on the other side of the world and due to return home […]


Average golf insurance claim surpasses £500

Regardless of how good a golfer you are, there is always the chance things can go wrong on the course. And with the average value of a golf insurance claim standing at a cool £515, it’s a valuable lesson in the importance of the right cover.   That figure takes into account the claims received […]