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France's Ban On The Burkini Is A Problem For Humanity Not Just Muslim Women

Hanan Issa | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK
Hanan Issa

Whether you agree with the concept of hijab, burkinis, or modest wear in general is beside the point. Every woman should be allowed to consent to reveal or cover her own body. Her choice. Not an armed police guard and not a town Mayor's.

These 9 Badass Women Totally Rocked The Burkini

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK Style

In case you’ve been living under a rock for the last week, you might have missed the outrage going on about women’s beach attire on the other side...

Lily Allen Shares The Reality Of Getting 'Beach Ready' When You're A Mum

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 18.08.2016 | UK Parents

Before becoming a mum, the preparation for a holiday was almost as important as the holiday itself: bikini shopping, pedicure, fake tan. But once you...

People In China Are Hitting The Beach In 'Facekinis'

The Huffington Post | Beau Atherton | Posted 18.08.2016 | UK Style

In China, the facekini continues to gain popularity as a beachwear trend. Not only will you be mistaken for Spider-Man or a Mexican wrestler in beach-...

Five Stunning Wild Beaches In Majorca

Elena Manighetti | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Elena Manighetti

I recently came back from an amazing holiday spent in wild Majorca. Yes, I said wild. Although the island is a popular tourist destination, there are plenty of hidden wild spots to explore, if you fancy getting away from the crowds.

Turkish Tourism: Why a Holiday in Turkey Shouldn't Be Off the Radar...

Annabelle Thorpe | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Annabelle Thorpe

The beach clubs of Kalkan are quiet this summer. At Yali Beach, the pristine white loungers line the freshly-painted decked terrace that looks out over the glassily-clear sea. A clutch of blue t-shirted waiters huddle at the bar, grinning with delight when customers appear.

Coastal Australia: The Human Perspective

Black Tomato | Posted 14.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Let's face it; despite Australia's inland allures, its stunning wineries and endless rolling landscapes; it's pretty hard to stray too far from the country's iconic coastlines.

What Happens When You Quit Your Job and Take Kids Out of the Classroom and Down to the Beach to Learn?

Dan Flanagan | Posted 15.03.2016 | UK Parents
Dan Flanagan

The trip location, the beach. So here's the question, did I want to hangout with a load of 3 & 4 year old and go have a rampage on the seaside? Well not rampage as such but help take the school to the beach. I was right, where do I sign?

This Author Nearly Went Blind When A Beach Bug Flew Into Her Eye

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 28.02.2016 | UK

An author has spoken of her shock and panic after an insect which flew into her eye almost caused her to lose her sight. Charlynne Boddie, from Sel...

Bermuda's Top Four on the Water

Black Tomato | Posted 10.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

British colonial gem of the North Atlantic, Bermuda is an island idyll of blushing beaches and crystal clear, cerulean blue waters. Surrounded by the sounds of the ocean and with an economy that was historically built upon a mastering of the waves, Bermuda lives and breathes for the waters that lap upon its sandy shores.

Beached Norfolk Whale Dies After Unsuccessful Rescue Attempt

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 04.02.2016 | UK

The whale found stranded on a Norfolk beach has died, rescuers have confirmed. The British Divers Marine Life Rescue said the giant mammal died at ...

Beached Whales Cut Up And Taken To Landfill During Removal

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 28.01.2016 | UK

The carcasses of the three dead sperm whales have been removed from the beach at Skegness, and have been taken to landfill sites around the country. ...

The Philippines - A Secret Paradise

Black Tomato | Posted 13.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

All the buzz surrounding these isles is starting to make sense now, right? But ignore the background noise for now and follow our guide. These are the spots you have to see; if you time it right, you might just have them all to yourself...

Victoria Beckham, When It Comes to De-Inking, I'm With You

Andrea Catherwood | Posted 25.09.2016 | UK Style
Andrea Catherwood

Now 20 million people in Britain have a tattoo, it feels about as free spirited as having a Tesco's club card. Back in my twenties, getting 'inked' was the kind of thing that still shocked your parents.

Get The Look: Poolside Glam

Faye Jacobs | Posted 14.08.2016 | UK Style
Faye Jacobs

Holiday is booked, bikini is purchased, legs are shaved. Ok legs aren't shaved, but we're not going for a couple more weeks... We are heading back to the fabulous Gloria Resort in Turkey for some last minute sun and the holiday prep is well and truly underway! From hair protection to stylish sunnies, check out my break down of this years holiday essentials...

No Beach Break For Young Girl Who Is Allergic To Sand

PA | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Parents

While other people are rushing to Britain’s beaches this week to bask in the heat, Sarah Quinnen said she will not take her 10-year-old daughter Ame...

The Sounds of Our Shores: Quack, Sniffle and Plop

Gwen Potter | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK
Gwen Potter

For many of us, the hooting, hollering and howling we hear on Britain's coast are a key part our childhood experiences. The British Library, National Trust for Scotland and National Trust's Sounds of our Shores project brings us closer to our coast, and the wildlife and people that help to shape it.

By the Shores of the Indian Ocean

Joanne Dwyer | Posted 28.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Dwyer

That veranda, with its endless, ocean view, brought us both a semblance of peace in a time of growing turmoil and uncertainty. Just to sit there was enough. On other occasions, we would take my telescope up to the roof to study the stars.

Summer Ready: Tips on Looking Bikini Fabulous After 50

Lady Terry Robinson | Posted 22.05.2016 | UK Style
Lady Terry Robinson

I was 49 when we moved to LA. Long gone were the years when I might have had the confidence to carve down the boardwalk on roller blades in a bikini. ...

Am I Beach Body Ready? The True Meaning of the Question

Mr Pickwick | Posted 08.05.2016 | UK Comedy
Mr Pickwick

I was forced to consider this question as it stood out before me on an advertising poster in big letters during one otherwise normal day. It was acco...

Tanzania's Best Beaches

Marc Harris | Posted 04.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Harris

Unlike its southerly competitors, East Africa can offer both a safari holiday and a beach holiday in one easy trip. The famous Indian Ocean coastline of Tanzania is just a couple of hours (and sometimes even less!) from several world-class game viewing areas.

Nine Overwater Bungalows to Escape Your Winter Blues

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 01.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

January and February are notorious for being the most depressing months of the calendar. In order to escape your winter blues, why not lust over a holiday in an exotic location? These luxurious overwater bungalow resorts offer privacy, luxury and unbeatable views.

Ten Instagram Accounts That Will Make You Want to Travel the World in 2015

Chloe Gunning | Posted 07.03.2015 | UK Tech
Chloe Gunning

As everyone heads back to work this week, it's the obvious time to start planning your next holiday. Here are some Instagram accounts that will definitely inspire you.

The End of the World Is Not Enough: Why the Key to Understanding Change Is Understanding Ourselves

Martin Dorey | Posted 14.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Dorey

We don't like to be told what to do. We don't like to be told to compromise, when others don't. Each of us is as important as the other, so why shouldn't we have what they have?

Don't Worry, About a Thing... A Day In Belizian 'Paradise'

Chloe Gunning | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

I travelled to the Belizian island of Caye Caulker by water taxi from Belize City. Many people said this would be one of the highlights of my entire tour down Central America. It's a paradise island, next-door to the island Madonna sang about in La Isla Bonita.