Cool Things Collection

Welcome to Cool Things Collection, a UK lifestyle blog started back in 2007; the same year Apple introduced The iPhone (that makes us feel old!)! Here we showcase cool things from around including travel, gadgets, business, design, health, cars, fashion, health, sports, photography & much more.

Latest Travel Posts

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…

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…

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….

A Memorable Weekend Break In Rome

Rome was top of my bucket list of must see places in Europe for too long. In the summer we finally got to take a long weekend city break to the eternal city. I must admit, I wasn’t prepared for what…

Latest Tech Posts

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…

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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…

Latest Posts

How to Become a Shoe Model

There are many shoe models out there and this can be a well-paid job if you get noticed. Some of the leading fashion designers need shoe models to wear and advertise their new ranges of shoes. For this, you need…

10 Cool Gadgets You Need for Your Boat

If you’re the kind of person who gets a real kick out of gadgets, you’re pretty much spoilt for choice these days. Especially if you already have a boat to play with, which opens the door to thousands of weird…

Strategies for Helping Staff Achieve their Goals

While helping your staff work towards their career goals might not be at the forefront of your priorities, studies suggest that workers who have a clear idea of what they want to achieve within their job are more likely to…

Blackjack tips that will help you beat the house

For many, blackjack is the archetypal casino game. The roulette wheel has simplicity on its side while poker brings drama and has the Hollywood appeal. But blackjack is a game that is non-threatening for casino newbies but still provides an…

How To Sell My Car In The UK

So, you have decided it is time to sell your car. Maybe you want to upgrade, or maybe downsize, or maybe it is just time for a new motor. Whatever you are looking for, the first step is getting that…

The Ultimate Guide to Studying Abroad for Students

You may be considering moving abroad to study but aren’t sure on how to go about arranging it all. Packing up your things and going to a country that you don’t know can be a daunting thing to do and…

What Will A School Leaver Today’s Career Look Like

A school leaver today may very much wonder what their career path might end up looking like. In their parents and grand-parents day it would have been a very different employment landscape to what the young school leaver will find….

Setting up your man cave: 5 ways to make it happen!

Once referred to as the “last bastion of masculinity,” man caves are becoming more and more popular among men wanting somewhere of their own to relax with a drink, play video or bar games, and have some much-needed downtime. But…

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5 Ways to Use Vehicle Advertising for Your Business

The secret to effective advertising is to make a great first impression. Among the multitude of print and digital advertising methods available for business owners in 2019, vehicle advertising has proved to be one of the most reliable strategies. Why?…

5 Things You Didn’t Know Could Get You Pulled Over

You may already know that you can get pulled over for equipment violations on your vehicle, and you probably start thinking, “Where can I find an auto parts store near me?” when you notice that you have a broken tail…

10 Very Rare Cloud Pictures

Showcasing cool pictures of rare clouds caught on camera around the World. Clouds fill the skies above us and are part of our every day lives but often go unnoticed. However, there are some clouds that are so rare that…

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…

Future Classics: 10 Used Sports Cars To Invest In Right Now

Savvy spenders are turning their attention away from traditional investment opportunities and focusing on alternative investment opportunities such as classic cars, or more specifically ‘future classics’. The kinds of cars that can be picked up for next to nothing now, though…

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…

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….

The Impact Of Contraception On Mental Health

Since it became available in the early 1960s, the combination pill for women has become the most popular contraceptive on the market, but what is the impact of these synthetic hormones on our mental health? There is of course a…

5 Car Modifications That Are Worth It

5 Car Modifications That Are Worth It

One of the cool things about cars in general is they’re essentially a blank canvass to custom and modify to your hearts content and pick and choose parts you wish to improve. However, you should tread carefully as modifying a car can…

A Memorable Weekend Break In Rome

Rome was top of my bucket list of must see places in Europe for too long. In the summer we finally got to take a long weekend city break to the eternal city. I must admit, I wasn’t prepared for what…

Why we all love mascots (including funny videos)

Mascots, you’ve got to love them! Most well known in the World of sport, according to wikipedia a mascot is “any person, animal, or object thought to bring luck, or anything used to represent a group with a common public identity, such as…

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…

Wedding Photographer France, Mark Shaw Photography

Is a French wedding a mere fantasy?

There’s something undeniably romantic about a French wedding. Last summer I photographed my first destination wedding as a photographer in Dordogne, France, and I can clearly see the attraction. For many brides and grooms, tying the knot in a fairytale château…

4 destinations to add to your retirement bucket list

Retirement will mean something different to everyone. Perhaps you’re after peace and quiet after a hectic lifestyle, maybe you’re finally going to get the time to devote to your hobbies, or you might want to see the world and everything…