Lunchbowl Network

Lunchbowl Network

With Lunchbowl Network, 33p goes a long way… What can possibly be more fundamental to life than food on the table each day and clean water to drink? In the UK most of us take both of those for granted, and try to forget that in some parts of the world, there are children who […]

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Notes from the Auvergne: Christmas in France

Notes from the Auvergne: Christmas in France

Christmas in France, like any country, is (excuse the pun) wrapped up in traditions. Some French people, especially in the east and northern parts of the country, celebrate St Nicolas on 6 December (like Holland and Nordic countries). In Alsace children put boots out overnight to find them filled the next morning with fresh clementines, […]

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Cologne by bike

Cologne by bike

Cologne, Germany’s fourth most populous city, is particularly attractive to the budget-aware visitor as the centre can be explored on foot and the whole city is easily accessible by bike. An extensive network of cycle paths and an all-round bike-friendly mentality mean that this really is an enjoyable place to cycle. So, if you feel […]

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