Twenty-six websites to amuse, inspire and help you organise your life online in the months ahead.

Given that we spend hours trawling the net on a weekly basis, here is a selection of sites to help you get 2016 off the ground. If you're into travel, food, run a small business or want to take up yoga, try these sites for size.

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Airbnb - We just had to mention the world's largest community-driven hospitality company, with unique listings in 190 countries, where you can live like a local.

Black Tomato - Award-winning, creative and cutting-edge luxury tour operator, whatever your destination, however unusual your request, the team of experts can help. The recently revamped site has a more editorial approach to finding the perfect holiday, is now even more engaging, with free city guides too.

Cooked - A premium recipe subscription site (£2.99 per month) with an extensive catalogue of over 23,000 recipes. As chosen by guest editor, Jason Atherton, Michelin starred chef, in December.

DocuSign - Send, sign and approve documents wherever you are. Electronic signatures are just the beginning. DocuSign makes any workflow or approval simple, secure and fully digital, so you can get on with your business, and your life.

The Economist - A frequent choice of guest editors at The GWG, chosen for the quality and breadth of its editorial, all delivered in a user friendly format across all devices.

Fashon Beans - Complete guide to men's fashion, style and grooming, updated daily with the latest fashion trends, style advice, grooming tips, fashion news and street style inspiration.

Gadgette - A tech site written by and for women - a safe space for women to talk about tech without condescension. It's only been going for three months but Gadgette is already the biggest women's tech site in the UK. It's been written about and quoted in publications including the Guardian, New Statesman, Engadget, Forbes and Fortune.

Housekeep - Housekeep is disrupting the £4bn home cleaning market with its real-time booking service for cleaners, enabling customers to book online.

Intern Avenue - The first professional hiring platform designed to connect the most talented students and graduates with employers instantly. See our interview with founder, Dupsy AbiolaDupsy Abiola.

Justpark - An app and website that connects drivers with parking spaces, which could be driveways, hotels, car parks, churches, schools or businesses.

Kayak - Find the best prices for hotel accommodation, flights, car hire on this user friendly site, as chosen by Mike Xenakis of OpenTable.

The Letteroom - One of the few websites that has invested heavily in the typographic side of gifts.

Money Mover - With a vision that international money transfer is an asset rather than an inhibitor, Money Mover wants to liberate SMEs from the bank-led hegemony that dominates international money transfer, delivering a better quality service whilst reducing the associated cost.

www.nakedwines.com - Investing directly in winemakers; Naked Wines doesn't invest in sales, marketing, middle-men and other things you can't taste, all of which means your money goes further.

Opun - Believing that making your home beautiful should be beautifully easy, Opun uses modern software and deep experience in the home improvements sector to bring a level of customer service that has, until now, been missing. Opun works with the most trusted and experienced trade partners, vetting everyone thoroughly and individually.

Purplebricks - Spearheading the rise of hybrid estate agencies, combining a revolutionary online platform with local property experts on the ground.

Quora - Making it easy to get your questions answered, share your own knowledge, and browse the most interesting information people across the world want to share, as chosen by Mark Hodson of 101 Holidays.

theROOMedit - An essential site for shoppers in search of style inspiration for an interiors project.

Secret Escapes - Founded in 2010, going where no travel brand had gone before – making luxury travel accessible by combining flash sales with 4* and 5* holidays.

TrustedHousesitters - GWG Website of the Year 2015, providing a simple solution to a universal problem - connecting home and pet owners who need trustworthy people who want to housesit your home while you’re away.

Udemy - The world’s online learning marketplace, where 9 million+ students are taking courses in everything from programming to yoga to photography and much, much more. Each of the 35,000+ courses is taught by an expert instructor, and every course is available on-demand, so students can learn at their own pace, on their own time, and on any device.

Violet Grey - A discerning curation of beauty products, tips and inspiration deemed essential by the industry experts who know best. As chosen by Katherine Ormerod, Editorial Director of Lyst.

Wicked Uncle - 'The world's best E-Toy Shop' - helping you find the perfect present for girls and boys of all ages. Winner of GWG Awards Feefo's Excellence in Customer Service category 2015.

Xero - Cloud-based accounting software connecting people with the right numbers anytime, anywhere, on any device. For accountants and bookkeepers, Xero helps build a trusted relationship with small business clients through online collaboration. Xero is helping over 600,000 subscribers worldwide transform the way they do business.

Yoogaia - The first live online yoga studio in the world that brings yoga, pilates, core and barre classes to your home, in real-time, as chosen by entrepreneur and author, Miisa Mink.

Zipcar - With cool technology, a member-driven user experience, and a team of hands-on Zipcar enthusiasts, Zipcar is redefining the way people think about transportation through car-sharing, an alternative to car rental and car ownership.

29 December 2015