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Afternoon Tea: A Survival Guide

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What could be more British than Afternoon Tea? A bulldog lapping up a balti resting on a Paul Nicholas album? Nope, Afternoon Tea takes the biscuit. Apparently we should blame the 7th Duchess of Bedford for adding this extra layer of snobbery to our already tradition-laden customs as she had a sinking feeling by late… Read more »

10 Things You Can Only Do In A Rental Car

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Just not *our* rental cars, we hasten to add… Renting a hire car is practically a licence to print money. But what can you do with all that money and the car you just hired? Lots of stuff! Just like when you rent a human being, there’s a whole new world on offer. Check out… Read more »

9 Crazy Facts About the Mile High Club

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Back in the day, people enjoyed romantic encounters on aircraft willy-nilly. Politicians, celebrities, pop stars – you name it, they were at it! Well, we’re recreating those heady days before those Brussel-crats in Strasbourg went health and safety crazy and practically. Wish.co.uk is launching our own luxury Mile High Club! We have a plane with a… Read more »

Wish.co.uk in Wired: How to Land a Plane

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Oh dear! You’re aboard a commercial aircraft, when suddenly the pilot has a heart attack, the devastated co-pilot (who was secretly in love with the pilot) leaps from the craft and everyone but you is Amish. What to do? It looks as if you’re going to be called upon fly the plane. Whoopsie! There are… Read more »

“Top Gun”: How To Join The Best of the Best

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Maverick and Cougar. Flying a Tomkat with your wingman. ‘Nobody puts baby in the corner’. Yes, you love Top Gun. The jet fighters, the hair, the teeth, the tight, tight buns. But that wondrous film was just a work of fiction, right? Like Bagpuss or all those Michael Moore things? There’s no way little old… Read more »

Roll Your Own Cannonball Run

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The Cannonball Run wasn’t just the greatest film ever made (with the second greatest being Cannonball Run II). Before it was the highest peak of cinematic engineering, it was an actual, real and non-pretend road race from coast to coast, with the fastest mofo crowned the winner, while the rest of the pack took their… Read more »