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Holiday Checklist: Travel Essentials This Summer

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, the famous French writer and aviator, is widely quoted as saying: ‘He who would travel happily must travel light’. Whilst holidays are the perfect time to escape the stress and routine of everyday life, a refuge of tranquil, the reality is that we often find ourselves worrying about heavy and overstuffed suitcases, forgetting your fifth pair of Louboutins on the beach and breaking your newest sunglasses on that hike through the Lacandon Jungle. Our advice is to pack as light as you can, leave your mental baggage at home and appreciate the place of destination with an openness devoid of prejudice and expectations. There’s only a handful of items you truly need and below you’ll find IWOOT’s ultimate holiday checklist for a summer you’ll never forget.

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Father’s Day gifts 2015: what sort of dad have you got?

You may remember our Father’s Day feature form last year, where we picked a selection of gifts for different types of dads, well now we’re back for Father’s Day 2015 with a whole new range of products! As we know, our dads are different, some are into music, some are into art, some dads like food, and some like beer. Here at IWOOT we aim to cater for all fathers, step-fathers and guardians, and we recognise that no gift fits all. With that in mind, it’s a good job we stock a huge range of different products, so let’s get stuck into it and unveil the best choices of gifts for different types of dads!

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The cute droid from the new Staw Wars movie might be in your home earlier than you think…

Sphero, the company behind one of our favourite geeky toys of the past couple of years, have been revealed as the creators of the absolutely adorable spherical robot in the new Star Wars film teaser trailers.

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The IWOOT Guide To Cheap Virtual Reality Headsets

Remember the days when virtual reality seemed like some distant future, probably filled with murderous robots or strangely circular spaceships? Thankfully, we no longer need worry about an impending robot apocalypse interrupting our 3D fun. With the advent of the Oculus Rift and it’s many competitors (like Sony’s Project Morpheus) , virtual reality headsets are already a reality.

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How to Concentrate: 5 Great Products for the Arch-Procrastinator

How to Concentrate: 5 Great Products for the Arch-Procrastinator

Procrastination is the bane of any productive existence. We all do it at some point in the day, dilly-dallying, day-dreaming and generally staring into the distance instead of getting around to those 300 emails we were supposed to reply to. Therefore, to help you learn how to concentrate, we’ve put together our 5 favourite products to stop you procrastinating and keep you focussed. 

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10 thought-provoking facts about Mums this Mother’s Day

They’re the reason any of us exist, so before you go and choose what Mother’s Day Gifts you’ll be buying this year, why not learn some thought-provoking facts about mothers all around the world. Whether you just want to brush up on some trivia to dazzle your mum on her card or are interested in the history of mothering around the world – get informed with our 10 great facts about mums.

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Modernist Cuisine and Molecular Gastronomy with Molecule-R

We like to challenge ourselves in the everyday of our lives. We like to push ourselves to do the best work we can, to visit new places, to try out new experiences. Often, though, what we eat is left by the wayside in the pursuit of these goals. Boring, easy, and quick meals fill those short gaps of time we have left as we move from our work lives to our social lives to our personal time, and this is entirely understandable.

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How to spoil your mum this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is always a special occasion, a day where you can treat your Mum and let her know how much you love her and how grateful you are to have her! Whether she’s a chocolate lover or got a green thumb, there are plenty of ways to let her know how much she means to you.

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Valentine’s Day Experience Days

We’re all about great Valentine’s Day Gifts here at IWOOT but we appreciate that Valentine’s Day should be as much about sharing an experience with your partner as just buying them something. We have a wide range of Experience Days on IWOOT, including some which are perfect for couples wanting to do something a little bit different together this Valentine’s Day.

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#Love IWOOT Valnetine's Day Event @ Propertea

#LOVEIWOOT Valentines Day Blogger Event

Last Wednesday we headed into Manchester to the gorgeous Propertea at Manchester Cathedral for the first ever #LOVEIWOOT Valentines Day Blogger Event. We invited some of our favourite local bloggers to come down and try out our selection of Valentine’s Day gifts for him and her, as well as sample the delights of the Propertea menu.

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