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Blog posts from May 2014

  1. Off-grid versus tech-packed - what is 'proper' camping?

    May 23, 2014
    by | about camping

    'Don't make me leave my baby behind...' One of the surest (and funnest) ways to provoke debate/start a fight in camping circles is what designates ‘proper camping’. A tent in a forest in the middle of nowhere with nothing but a sleeping bag, matches and a torch – or a lodge (possibly also in a forest ...

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  2. Horses for courses: the best of this year's horse shows

    May 16, 2014
    by | family | festivals and events | sports and outdoors

    Pitchup.com's Gillian on Felix No long faces here, neigh – Pitchup.com has gone all horsey. We’ve been glued to the Badminton Horse Trials in Gloucestershire and the Royal Windsor Horse Show at Her Maj’s gaff last week and this – and are very proud indeed to announce we are sponsoring a class at ...

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  3. Celebrity bust-ups? Pitchup.com sorts it

    May 9, 2014
    by | offbeat




    Celebrity Valentine
    Prince Harry is single again! (Don’t all stampede forth at once, ladies.)

    The ginger one has parted ways from girlfriend of two years Cressida Bonas

    , with the announcement made the same day brother William celebrated his wedding anniversary Down Under by glamping with Kate.



    If Harry had followed William ...

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  4. Mickey Mouse-ing about - our top French theme parks

    May 3, 2014
    by | destinations | family | guides

    Le Mickey. © The Walt Disney Company, used in low-res for illustration purposes only. It’s not a Mickey Mouse statement to say that France has some of the best theme parks in the world. Goofing around Disneyland Paris, geeking out at the Roman circus shows of Puy du Fou in Vendée or launching rockets at La Cité de l'espace – we say oui ...

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