UK Beaches

Grab the Adventure - But Do It With Expert Advice

Stephanie Allen | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK
Stephanie Allen

As summer approaches people are quickly booking their holidays - whether that be abroad or here in the UK.

Caribbean Holidays: Destinations of Which Dreams and Desktop Wallpapers Are Made | Posted 27.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Soft white sand, crystal-clear water, perfect weather... it's not hard to see why every year millions of visitors flock to the islands of the Caribbean. It ticks all the boxes of a perfect tropical holiday. Here is the scoop on just some of the beautiful destinations of which dreams and desktop wallpapers are made.

World's Longest Beaches Revealed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Here are eleven beaches where you can show your bikini bod for miles and miles. Praia do Cassino Beach, Brazil At roughly 150 miles long, this is...

Island Hopping: Mini Guide to Thailand's Islands

Frontier | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Wherever you look Thailand is bathed in stunning panoramic views. Wherever you go there are palm trees, sand and beautiful clear blue waters. Here is a list of Thailand's best sun-drenched islands that you can hop on and off as you please.

Style and Substance in Sri Lanka

Natalie R Harris | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie R Harris

Whatever the magic formula, a holiday to Sri Lanka won't leave you wanting. For a bargainous all-inclusive package deal, my partner and I were rewarded with four-course fine dining, massages, champagne and limitless cocktails. Oh, and a free mini bar. I genuinely have no idea how our hotel made any profit.

Volunteer Stories: Beach Conservation in Cambodia

Frontier | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The best part of my time on the project was definitely teaching the children. It was really rewarding, really good fun and I got to get to know the children and likewise learn more about their language.

Seven Fun-Filled September Family Beach Holiday Destinations | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Europe has been blessed with some extraordinarily beautiful beaches, from the soft white sand and pebble beaches of Greece and Italy, to the golden sand beaches of Spain and Portugal. It's the perfect place to escape the worries of the world and relax....

Rough Guides Reveals Britain's Best Beaches

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

British beaches aren't about sunbathing - there, we've said it. The weather on our island is just too unpredictable, and even on a sunny day it ta...

Tips for the Heat

Emily Sargent | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK Comedy
Emily Sargent

I am not coping well with the heat. I am dewy, swollen and weak. As I can, I am recording my thoughts. I don't know how long I have left, so whilst I can lift my fingers to the keypad, I will continue to communicate. The battery in my hand-held fan is waning. As it loses power, so do I.

LOOK: Which UK Beaches Came Top In Facebook's Most Checked-In List?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Gone are the days when all you had to take to the beach was your towel and your book - these days sunseekers take to their smartphones to 'check in' t...

Tesco Asks Beachgoers To Cover Up

PA | Posted 17.07.2013 | UK

A Tesco store near a popular beach resort has told shoppers wearing bikinis and swimwear to cover up. The Tesco Express outlet on East Street in Ne...

Uncover Brisbane's best

Black Tomato | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Brisbane is currently Black Tomato's favourite up-and-coming location on the east coast of Australia. Home to endless beaches and islands, a flourishing cosmopolitan art scene, spectacular wildlife and delicious cuisine, there is something to excite everyone.

Award-Winning Holkham Beach In Norfolk Bans Nudists

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Holkham Beach and the surrounding bay is arguably one of the most beautiful beaches in England, and certainly one of the best in Norfolk if the many a...

Eight European Beaches That Rival the Best of the Caribbean | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Europe is home to some beaches that rival those found in the Caribbean. Instead of trotting across the globe to find your little slice of heaven, why not visit one of Europe's most beautiful beaches?

Malta, Get There Before Everyone Else Does

Roisin Curran | Posted 21.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Roisin Curran

Whether you come for the culture, the shopping, the parties or even just the weather, you won't return home unsatisfied.The surprising aspects of Maltese life will have you in their hooks from the word go, just give the unique Island a chance - before everyone else discovers what its capable of.

In Search of Spain's Hidden Beaches

Rosie Robbins | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rosie Robbins

One of my favourite bits of insider knowledge that I've picked up since moving to Spain was getting to know about the "secret" beaches. Ask any local and they'll be able to tell you about at least one unspoilt cove - often just minutes from even the busiest towns -

Bermuda: Why See the World, When You've Got the Beach?

Olivia Rose | Posted 15.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Rose

This year for the first time, I came to Bermuda not as a tourist visiting her family, but as an artist, seeking to document a place that has felt like a second home for as long as I can remember.

Why the Media is Murdering South Africa's Image......

Amanda Willard | Posted 03.05.2013 | UK
Amanda Willard

In the midst of this media frenzy of blame centred on the 'paranoid' South African society and its unhealthy love of guns, the simple fact is that for many people in South Africa this isn't their reality.

Alternative Ireland

Andrew Matthews | Posted 28.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

In the tense final moments of 'Travel One-Upmanship' it's handy to have some opposites up your sleeve. So when it's gone beyond the country, it's veering towards a championship point but it's still all left to play for in the details, just steer the topic towards something that completely contradicts what your rival did.

Beach Porn: The Best Beaches in Florida

Andrew Matthews | Posted 12.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

Some are better than others. And those that are the best can be described as nothing less than pure "beachporn"; dangerously beautiful and seriously tempting stretches of sand being kissed by ocean waves, captured in photos that are designed to do nothing but seduce us.

The South Africa Diaries - Part II

June Sun | Posted 16.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education
June Sun

It was in Chintza that we did one the coolest things I've ever done - we visited a game reserve that housed a few tame cheetahs, and spent some time in close contact with them. They were absolutely magnificent creatures, and a lot softer to the touch than I expected.

The Best of the BVIs

Black Tomato | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

As winter creeps in, the idyllic archipelago of the British Virgin Islands sounds like the escapism we all crave. Much more than just beautiful, sunny...

Socotra: A Jewel Of Biodiversity in the Middle East

Bhanu Bhatnagar | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Bhanu Bhatnagar

Socotra. The name conjures images of the exotic and unknown, an island paradise, with breathtaking beaches and a truly alien landscape. Where is this place, you might ask. The answer is Yemen.

'It Was Like An Orgy Or The Last Days Of Rome'

Caters News | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.10.2012 | UK

A couple have been arrested and fined after having sex in broad daylight on Brighton Beach. The pair were spotted at 9am making love in full view ...

Break Out The Suncream: Britain Set To Sizzle In Record Heat

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 25.07.2012 | UK

Britain will continue to bask in golden sunshine this week, with the mercury set to hit 30C in parts of southern England by Wednesday, which will mark...