Cool Things Collection

Welcome to Cool Things Collection, a UK lifestyle blog started in 2007; the same year Apple introduced The iPhone! We showcase a hand-curated collection of cool things including products, clothes, gadgets, art, design, travel and much more.

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Your Guide to Personalised Number Plates

Personalised number plates are a fun and easy way to add a little bit of interest and uniqueness to your car, help you stand out on the road, make it easier to remember your car registration number and even hide…

Top Tips for Starting a Car Valeting Business

Car valeting businesses are popular these days. People no longer want their cars just cleaned but shampooed, detailed, and maintained as well. Hence, there is a high demand for an upmarket service known as car valeting. If you want to…

How to Choose an Online Sportsbook

There is no doubt that the UK is a country that loves its sport. Millions of people participate in sporting activity, and watch their favourite stars, each week. There may be restrictions on attending live sporting events right now but…

Tips To Sell Your House Quickly With Home Staging

Wirral is known for its picturesque villages, an awesome climate, numerous places of interest and beautiful sandy beaches.  In short, according to a renowned Wirral letting agent, buyers look at Wirral as the ideal place in all of North West England…

Can CBD edibles give you that well-needed wellness boost?

Gone are the days when you had to ingest large amounts of cannabis to get the desired health effects. Cannabinoids – active compounds produced naturally in cannabis – hold the key to unlocking the full healing potentials of the humble…

How to ‘do’ London on a budget in the COVID-19 era

It’s not exactly unknown for people to visit the notoriously expensive city of London, England while their bank account is looking a little sparse. Indeed, travellers from around the globe do it all the time, and with its welter of…

Christmas gift ideas with a difference

It may only be August, but the nights are already getting longer and the summer heatwave is coming to a close. As a result, it’s time to start thinking about Christmas. After all, the earlier you start planning, the more…

How To Prevent Hair Loss

Around two-thirds of men experience male pattern baldness as they grow older. In fact, four in 10 men will begin to show obvious balding signs before they reach the age of 35. Male pattern baldness is often drawn out, just…

Smart Home Guide That Won’t Rob Your Finances

In recent times, technological advancement has brought innovation right into the living rooms of homes. From smart lights, televisions to cleaning appliances, all domains of the humble house have been exposed to a profound degree of automation and innovation. Although…

Bedtime routines for under 10s (8-10 years)

Over the age of around 10 years of age, children generally don’t need a bedtime routine any longer. They need a warning when bedtime is approaching, and to be told to brush their teeth and put their pyjamas on, but…

How to save for your child’s late teens

If you think your kids were expensive before, just wait until they hit their mid to late teens. What was once a constant nagging for really quite small amounts of pocket money (for things like moulded plastic toys and brightly…

What to Bring in Your Medicine Kit When Travelling Amid COVID 19

Although we are still amid a global pandemic, some countries have already eased restrictions and allowed limited movement for travellers. And if you’re planning to travel for business or personal reasons, taking the necessary health precautions is critical. Apart from…

How to choose your sportswear when going to the gym

If your local gym has reopened and so you no longer need to rely so heavily on home-based workout resources like YouTube videos, you should probably still stop to consider what you should wear at that gym – especially if…

Principles of Italian-Home Decor Styles

If there’s one country in the world known for its sophistication and taste, it’s Italy. Be it in its food, furniture, clothes, handbags, you know it’s going to be good when you mention ‘made in Italy’ and everyone comes running….

Can CBD Treats Help With A Cat’s Fireworks Fears?

It’s not unheard of for many countries throughout the world to celebrate various special occasions using fireworks. It adds to the excitement, brings a spectacle to the event, and spreads the cheer for many to see. Unfortunately, our dear cats…

Cool Luxury Gadgets For Your Home

Have you always dreamed of a life that hangs on the edge of futuristic, with cool gadgets that up the ante of cool and elevates your status to luxury levels? As technology just keeps on getting better, so do the…

Benefits of responsive web design for your website

Web design initiatives these days are not merely some steps steeped in creativity. You will need to exert a healthy balance of caution and thoughtfulness in them. Before you plunge into the creation of a design, you will need to…

6 Accessories for All Occasions

Accessories are a part of life and can sometimes be life savers. Some accessories are just useful, and help us get through the day, and some make things more convenient for us, or help us be more productive. Others might…

The Part That We All Miss – The CBD Flower

CBD is nothing new, it has been around for many years, but not everyone knew about it until recently where it became insanely popular, mainly due to the popularised debate on whether it should be legalised or not. People have…

Why Does Confidence Lead to Success?

Success is of course something you need to work for. Unless you are fortunate, success won’t just come to you without you first putting in the required effort. Yet it’s not all about hard work. Yes, this is a significant…

Storing your luggage in London – five things to consider

London is a special city and a place that never ceases to amaze and inspire generation after generation of people who visit England’s capital city. Attracting around 30 million visitors from around the world every year, many of these are…

How to choose the best online casinos

These days, casinos are so easy to access and play on your own laptop, mobile phone or tablet but be careful where you play because if you end up playing the wrong casino, you can waste your precious time and…

Why Skip Hire is An Easy Process

A home renovation or changes in the garden can result in a massive pile of clatter. Many people can’t believe that they have accumulated many things that they don’t need and can’t donate either. The solution for too much junk…

A Quick Look at Legal Steroid Drugs

A world without steroids is a world unimaginable! Anabolic-androgenic steroids, also known as anabolic steroids use testosterone or other synthetic androgens to help increase the amount of protein within the cells, especially one’s skeletal muscles. As testosterone is a male…

How Do You Spend Lottery Winnings During Lockdown?

What would you do if you won the lottery this very minute? Most people will go the route of starting a business, buying more than a few luxury items, perhaps a new mansion. Others will choose to travel, and others…

Latest Travel Posts

How to ‘do’ London on a budget in the COVID-19 era

It’s not exactly unknown for people to visit the notoriously expensive city of London, England while their bank account is looking a little sparse. Indeed, travellers from around the globe do it all the time, and with its welter of…

What to Bring in Your Medicine Kit When Travelling Amid COVID 19

Although we are still amid a global pandemic, some countries have already eased restrictions and allowed limited movement for travellers. And if you’re planning to travel for business or personal reasons, taking the necessary health precautions is critical. Apart from…

Storing your luggage in London – five things to consider

London is a special city and a place that never ceases to amaze and inspire generation after generation of people who visit England’s capital city. Attracting around 30 million visitors from around the world every year, many of these are…

The Picos de Europa: Spain’s hidden adventure holiday

Think of Spain and you think of stunning beaches, hot sunny weather, great football teams, flamenco, paella and lush alpine greenery striding up snow-capped mountains? Really? Very few people seem to know about the marvels of green Spain on the…

What to Keep in Mind When Booking a Cruise

Cruise ships have been about for a long time and, over the years, the services offered by companies in this trade have grown as well. When booking a cruise through a travel agent such as Iglu cruise there are many…

The worlds best swim-up suites revealed

Luxury travel, you just can’t beat it! Whether it’s a luxury hotel in Cornwall or a water bungalow in Bora Bora, a luxury holiday is a great way to escape the rat race and indulge in some R&R. There is…

How To Get Over Your Fear Of Flying

You already probably know that flying is actually the safest way to travel. There are fewer plane related deaths than any other transportation. Bus travel is far more dangerous than flying as the lawyers Lamber Goodnow can tell you. The…

Top 10 Quirky Restaurants In The UK

Whether you’re enjoying fresh fish in Cornwall, a Mexican meal in Manchester or a light lunch in London, there are plenty of restaurants who are willing to make your experience a little more memorable. So here’s a look at ten…

4 of the best reasons to get a travel buddy

The trend for solo holidays has been growing in recent years. The Association of British Travel Agents reports that over one in six Brits chose to get away by themselves in 2018, rising from one in nine in 2017. Yet…

The best parks in Canada

Canada has a lot to offer in terms of attractions and a rich culture. Quite frankly there is no other country in the world as developed, laid back and beautiful as Canada is. The one thing you must do before…

Planning the ultimate US road trip

A road trip across the USA is on many people’s bucket lists, but it’s something that takes a great deal of planning if you’re going to pull it off. Road trips aren’t for everyone, and the US is a big…

Monte Argentario: the Tuscan treasure

Monte Argentario is a beautiful peninsula belonging to the Province of Grosseto in the Italian region of Tuscany. If you’ve decided to spend a holiday near Monte Argentario, the first advice is to rent a small boat so you can…

Cool Places Around The World To Experience Casinos

Even if you’re not into a flutter at the casino, they are well worth visiting for the sheer vibe and experience alone. In this post we look at some of the coolest places around the world to experience casinos. Macau…

7 Steps To Getting The Ultimate Road Trip Van

There’s something so wonderful about a road trip. Whether you’re going with friends or family, you won’t be able to replicate the feeling with any other kind of vacation. Hitting the open road, cranking up the tunes and seeing the…

5 Things You Need to Know About Dealing with Travel Problems

We put so much into planning a trip these days. There are plenty of websites designed to provide information on destinations and travel itineraries – including Cool Things – plus there are services designed to automate the entire planning process….

Last-minute half-term destinations for families

If you’re thinking of taking a last-minute half-term holiday – you’ll need options fast! Perhaps you’re imagining a family escape that will entertain and educate, maybe it’s an action-packed adventure or simply a beach holiday with lots of sunshine. These…

10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Montreal on Your Vacation

There are more reasons than ever to visit Montreal. With millions of tourists flocking to the city each year for its delicious cuisine and dynamic festivals, there is something to see and do for everyone. Here are just 10 reasons…

5 Cool Things To Do In Santorini This Summer

Santorini is one of the hottest destinations to travel to right now with plenty to do for everyone. This Greek island has everything from water sports to volcanos that you can explore if you fancy a bit of an adventure….

Latest Tech Posts

Cool Luxury Gadgets For Your Home

Have you always dreamed of a life that hangs on the edge of futuristic, with cool gadgets that up the ante of cool and elevates your status to luxury levels? As technology just keeps on getting better, so do the…

Latest Ways to Get More Likes On Instagram

From being a position of adorable selfies, nourishment, and individual stories, Instagram has changed into a primary internet based life stage that is presently used to advance organisations, brands, and items or for the craftsmen it has become the spot…

10 stats that highlights consumer culture in Britain

Here in Britain more than ever before is a growing ‘need it now’ culture with anytime-anywhere convenience. A new study by promotional products retailer 4imprint reveals the true extent to which Britain has become an impatient nation. We are a…

Loupedeck CT Photo & Video Editing Tool

Loupedeck CT is a really cool creative editing tool for photographers, videographers who use Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop, After Effects, Audition, Ableton® Live™ etc. If you’re a professional photographer, retoucher or video editor and find yourself…

How Technology Continues to Change the World of Dating

The growing presence of technology in the world of dating is impossible to ignore. Matching websites came first, but now these almost seem archaic in comparison to the powerhouses that are dating apps. Tinder has been the dominant brand for…

Cool iPhone Case – Urban Armor Gear

I feature products on Cool Things Collection that I genuinely love and use daily and my iPhone case from Urban Armor Gear is one of those products. Urban Armor Gear (UAG) make rugged, lightweight, mobile phone cases that are drop…

What We Can Expect From The Future Of Streaming

While it is quite clear that streaming platforms have revolutionised the way we absorb our entertainment, many may be wondering what the future may bring. As things are continually adapting and developing, we could almost assume that impressive high tech…

Physical Media and 4k Blu-Ray

The Motion Picture Association of America reported a significant drop in physical media sales over the past five years in its annual entertainment report. According to the statistic, which was obtained by IHS Markit and DEG, DVD and Blu-Ray dropped…

Fujifilm UK Discount Code

I bought a refurbished Fujifilm X-t20 today from Fujifilm refurb website in the UK which has some fantastic offers on Fuji cameras and lenses – usually around 25% off. After the purchase, they gave me a link to share with…

RAMBleed: Impacts for Data Security

Data has become a valuable commodity.  Many organisations collect vast amounts of sensitive data about their consumers as part of their core business model – some of this is used internally, while other data is sold to third parties as…

InsurTech Is The Future Of The Insurance Industry

The insurance industry may be a very old profession, but, like the many industries in the developed world, in the last few years it has been undergoing a revolution. Industry specific software and technology has been changing the way companies…

How The Jewellery Industry Is Using Laser Technology

The creation of jewellery is an ancient practice, originating in the earliest civilisations and evolving over the millennia to include a wider variety of designs and materials. Today the industry marries traditional techniques with modern technologies to allow for incredible…

10 Cool Tech Products You’ll Want In Your Home

The speed at which consumer technology is advancing these days is nothing short of extraordinary. Borderline terrifying, some might say. Nevertheless, each year is bringing to light its own simply spectacular tech products you can’t help but want in your…

10 Cool Gadgets Perfect For Xmas Gifts

Christmas just wouldn’t be the same without some cool tech gadgets to muck about with and so here at Cool Things Collection we’ve handpicked 10 of the hottest tech gifts this Christmas.   1  Hubsan X4 Micro Quadcopter With Camera…

The Best Apps To Help You Make Money

It’s amazing what resources we currently have at our fingertips. In just a few taps we’re able to connect with friends from around the world, browse breaking news, and if you’re feeling particularly savy you can even start earning some…

10 Cool Car Accessories For 2018

Right now, it’s quick and easy to buy pretty much anything and everything you can think of for your car online. There’s never been a wider range of cool car accessories available to suit all preferences and pockets across the…

mobile gaming

Mobile Gaming and The Simulation Genre – A Perfect Couple?

Here at cool things collection we love all things games/play related, especially gaming and here’s an eye opening statistic for you – by the end of 2017, the mobile gaming industry is expected to have generated more than $40.6 million in…

4 Useful Apps to Clean Junk Files from a Mac

Businesses often opt to use Macs due to their performance, reliability and the fact that they tend to require very little maintenance. While Macs certainly have those advantages, they do still require some maintenance – particularly when it comes to…

5 unbelievable creations made from a Raspberry Pi

Since the first version of the Raspberry Pi broke cover in 2012, it’s fair to say that this tiny little computer has made waves with avid programmers and makers around the world. That’s reflected in the sheer range of amazing…