Ok, get ready, this is kind of a big deal… to celebrate the release of Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues on 18th December 2013, we’re giving you the chance to win a trip for two to New York, set of the movie and all round amazing place to be!
With the 70’s behind him, San Diego’s top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy returns to the news desk in Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. Also back for more are Ron’s co-anchor and wife, Veronica Corningstone, weather man Brick Tamland , man on the street Brian Fontana and sports guy Champ Kind – All of whom won’t make it easy to stay classy…while taking the nation’s first 24 hour news channel by storm.
December 13th sees the release of the next movie in the Hobbit trilogy The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and once again New Zealand steps in to the movie spotlight as the epic shoot location.
The entire Hobbit series was filmed almost entirely in New Zealand as were the Lord of the Rings films, so fan of both film series have been flocking here for years to experience their very own piece of Middle-earth.
To celebrate the release of the film, and our love for the beauty of New Zealand, were sharing these cracking Hobbit facts, all about the newest film The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
If you’re excited by the prospect of watching the new movie in 9 days (not that we’re counting!) Or if you’re just a fan of New Zealand and its ‘out of this world’ surroundings, appease yourself by watching the trailer for the movie below.
So you’re off to New Zealand; wooooo hoooo! Good for you. I’m sure you don’t need me to tell you what an amazing time you’re going to have right?
You’ve seen the pictures, you’ve spoken to people who have already been and you’ve done your research to make sure you don’t miss out on the best adventures to be found anywhere in the world.
So, now it’s time to brush up on what it really means to be Kiwi, here’s a light hearted take on the ‘kiwisms’ you should perfect to blend in when visiting the land of the long white cloud.
No one’s really sure how the massive tomato fight that is La Tomatina began. It may have been a political statement, an accidental lorry spillage, or a practical joke that got completely out of hand. However it started, it’s now grown to a 20,000-strong army throwing thousands upon thousands of tonnes of over-ripe tomatoes in the world’s biggest food fight.
For nearly 70 years, this crazy food fight has brought the sleepy town of Buñol to a complete standstill on the last Wednesday of August each year. Its part of a festival in honor of the town’s patron saints and crowds gather for an entire week to watch the parades, fireworks and performers, as well as the vitamin-fuelled carnage.
If you’ve come for the fight – be prepared. T-shirts will be ripped, hair dos will be ruined and pips will be sneezed out for days to come. Here are our top tomato tips so you’re not left playing ‘ketchup’.
Our Experts are back for another week to give their travel advice to another, slightly perplexed, blog reader.
This week’s question is sent in by Gordon and it’s all about New York, New York. What can our Experts help you with Gordon?
When would you say is the best time of the year to visit New York and why? Gordon, The Scottish Highlands.
We’ll if it helps, I don’t think there’s ever a bad time to visit New York! But, let’s see when our Experts suggest that the Big Apple really shines.
New York has a magical feel at Christmas time.