Jack O'Riordan

Jack is the editor of The Leisure Lounge. Expert in the art of writing things and putting them online. Loves travelling, especially anywhere in southeast Asia. Hates mushrooms.

Top 5 UK Christmas Markets

December 4, 2017

What better way to start the festive season than a trip to a Christmas market. All over the UK there are plenty of Christmas markets filled with décor, delicious food, and family fun. So here are 5 markets for you to enjoy with your family.

4 classic men’s fashion trends this autumn/winter

November 20, 2017

Classic. Understated. Dashing. These 4 men's fashion looks are staples of any gent's wardrobe this autumn/winter season and are bound to create the right impression.

Top tips on how to fill a healthy fridge

November 14, 2017

Be honest, if you were to open your fridge right now and take a look inside, what are you likely to find? We bet it's not the healthy fridge it could be! Well, at The Leisure Lounge we’ve done some *ahem* research, and we’ve got some top tips on how to help you keep your fridge contents fresh, and as healthy as possible.

Beat excess baggage charges with this ultimate travel hack

November 10, 2017

For years the crushing monopoly of airlines the world over have been holding us to ransom over our luggage and how much we need to pay in excess baggage charges to transport our belongings from one destination to another. Well that is all about to change...

Autumn recipes for your kitchen: everything’s coming up apples

November 8, 2017

The innocent apple, emblematic of so many of mankind’s greatest triumphs and falls, is not only a powerhouse of nutrition as it bursts with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fibre galore, but it is also a versatile ingredient for several tasty autumn recipes.

5 books you must read to brighten up your commute

November 6, 2017

Everyone needs something to take them away from the dreary commute home, and what’s better than a great book? Here are 5 incredible books you must read to brighten up those dreary journeys. Trust us, you won’t want to put them down. Just be careful you don’t miss your stop…

17 budget hotels in Europe you have to see to believe

November 3, 2017

Seeing the world is an enriching experience – there’s no doubt. But it can be costly. Have no fear we say, all over Europe there are budget hotels waiting for you to look their way and bag a bargain. And just to give you a little head start on the rest, here are 17 of the best budget hotels in Europe to visit if you want to save some pennies.

Your spooktacular Halloween playlist

October 31, 2017

Looking for some top tunes to bring your Halloween party back from the dead? If you're hosting a ghoulish gathering this All Hallows' Eve then you'll no doubt need a spooktacular Halloween playlist to get your monsters (big and small) in the party mood.