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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Vaping CBD: What Are the Benefits?

As interest in CBD products continues to grow, this natural hemp extract has expanded into all sorts of markets. Among them is the vaping market, as many e-liquid manufactures have started offering CBD vape liquids in various flavours. There are…

Taormina – The Most Spectacular City in Sicily

Are you planning your next trip to Sicily? So, don’t miss out to visit beautiful Taormina. Where Sicily is most beautiful. Undisputedly the pearl of Sicily, the beauty of the town, as well as its location, virtually a balcony over…

How to Prevent Acne Scars

Studies suggest that acne negatively impacts an individual’s self-esteem and self-image, a problem that can result in depression and anxiety. While developing active breakouts on your skin is frustrating enough, having to live with the scars that come with acne…

Cool things to do during Quarantine

As the UK prepares itself for local lockdowns of varying severity, many will find themselves back spending much more time at home. For the last six months, everyone has been adapting and trying to find ways to continue their lives…

Interesting Facts About CBD Oil

Over recent years, CBD has become something of a household name. There are many people who had never heard about CBD until a few years ago. However, thanks to advanced research, positive press coverage, and changes in legislation, a rising…

How to give your dog the life they deserve

Dogs are often referred to as our best friends. Many people consider their dog a part of their family, so it’s only natural to want to give them the best life possible. Our dogs do so much for us, like…

How to Plan Your Autumnal Wardrobe

Autumn has arrived and with it comes much cooler temperatures, longer nights and less predictable weather. There are certainly many enjoyable things about autumn, but it is the biggest change when it comes to seasons so people need to be…

How to Plan a Function During a Pandemic

Who knows when we’ll next be able to host a party with all of our nearest and dearest? Big functions are off the cards for the foreseeable future, but this doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate important milestones. You need to…

5 self-care treatments you can do yourself at home

We’ve all been spending much more time at home this year, and it looks like this is set to continue over the months ahead. If you’re looking at ways to relax and take care of yourself without heading to the…

Be a little healthier and take on these easy healthy habits

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s to be conscious of our health and to never take it for granted. However, with modern life often getting in the way and everything geared towards convenience, as well as conflicting messages online…

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…

Latest Travel Posts

Taormina – The Most Spectacular City in Sicily

Are you planning your next trip to Sicily? So, don’t miss out to visit beautiful Taormina. Where Sicily is most beautiful. Undisputedly the pearl of Sicily, the beauty of the town, as well as its location, virtually a balcony over…

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…

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…