"Holiday

Live Like A Local In.... Greater Fort Lauderdale

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

With its beautiful beaches, stylish shopping and thrilling activities, Florida’s Greater Fort Lauderdale is the destination you’ll never want to l...

How to Plan A Once-In-A-Lifetime Road Trip Around Florida

Jen Barton | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re the freewheeling, spontaneous type, then a road trip is the summer holiday for you. The music, the sights, the open roads and the unexpec...

Live Like A Local In... Kissimmee, Florida

The Huffington Post | Jackie Gallego | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

So, you’ve learned how to pronounce it correctly (ki-SSI-mmee, of course) – what next? Well, Kissimmee may have world-famous attractions such as W...

Planning The Ultimate Florida Road Trip

Jen Barton | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Florida is a place of many faces. There’s the party scene and theme parks, sure. But scratch the surface and you’ll find there’s more to the sun...

6 Reasons Florida Is The 'Something For Everyone' State

Jen Barton | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Our planet isn’t short of staggeringly beautiful landscapes. Nor exhilarating attractions and delicious food scenes. But few places feature a heady ...

Win A National Trust Cottage Break Worth £1,000

Polly Rayne | Posted 10.04.2017 | UK Parents

Share a photo of your family traditions on our photo wall and you’ll be entered into a draw to win a National Trust cottage holiday. Five runners-up...

Spring Breaks For Every Age

Annabelle Thorpe | Posted 03.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Annabelle Thorpe

April and May are ideal months for a weekend break, and most cities and regions have a packed calendar with festivals, food fairs and concerts. Whatever your passion - food or flowers, music or art - there's an event with your name on it.

Wellness Trends For People Who Are Bored Of Smoothie Bowls

The Huffington Post | Claudia Canavan | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Rave-style exercise classes, maca powder, Paleo. Health scene movements operate such a revolving door policy that keeping up with what’s valuable an...

I Watched My Stepdad Die And Now No Longer Fear Death

Sophie Farrow | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK
Sophie Farrow

life less ordinary banner I sat on my own watching, soaking wet and saying my goodbyes. I knew he was gone. I knew I would have to tell the family. I knew we would be flying home with a spare seat. I knew my life would never be the same again. I knew a heart attack has just killed my stepdad.

Why I Will Be Taking My Children On Holiday During Term Time

Emily Higgins | Posted 08.02.2017 | UK Parents
Emily Higgins

As this is the first year that our children are in full time school, it's never been an issue before, but now that it is, I've found myself on the side of those who want to be able to take their children out of school during term time to go on holiday.

How To Plan A 2017 Holiday Without Getting Screwed By Brexit And A Weak Pound

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK

Last week a bureau de change at Gatwick Airport was reportedly offering just 97.4 euro cents to the pound. While apparently a brief anomaly, the excha...

My Top Six Holiday Destinations For 2017!

Frank Brehany | Posted 16.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Frank Brehany

Meeting people for business or family this last Christmas told me that many people are not just fed up, but also quite concerned about travelling. I can understand how they feel, if you measure what has happened in many destinations; you could be forgiven for having second thoughts about booking that getaway.

We're All Booking Our Next Summer Holiday - 2017 Travel Trends

Richard Moriarty | Posted 27.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Moriarty

The last year has been remarkable. It will certainly go down as a year in which people were taken by surprise in many areas - not least the football results! But whilst some may have felt things were being turned on their head, one thing that remained constant was the Great British public's desire to travel.

Christmas In Cardiff

Mik Scarlet | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Mik Scarlet

As a wheelchair user Cardiff proves what is possible around the concept of inclusive design. It's so accessible for me that it's one of those places that means I can forget I live on wheels from the moment I arrive.

Here's How Brexit Will Affect Your Holiday Plans Next Year

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 15.12.2016 | UK

Brexit, the rising cost of oil and increased global insecurity could have a dramatic effect on British holidaymakers in 2017 with four in five travel ...

How To Get 18 Days Off Work In 2017 Using Just 9 Days Of Holiday

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re planning a big holiday in 2017, you might want to arrange it around Easter. Thanks to a dreamy combination of bank holidays, you can get 1...

Ski-Free Winter Breaks

Annabelle Thorpe | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Annabelle Thorpe

Winter holidays don't have to be about strapping things to your feet and careering down mountains. Tour operators are increasingly realising that there are plenty of other ways to enjoy the unique charms of winter - and most of them don't include a whacking increase on your insurance policy and the chances of coming home in a neck brace.

Win £2,000 To Spend On An Exotic Holiday

The Huffington Post | Polly Rayne | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

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10 Exotic Beach Resorts You Probably Haven't Heard Of

By Roshina Jowaheer, commercial writer | Jackie Gallego | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Greece and Spain might be home to some glorious coastlines but if it’s powder-soft beaches, outstanding wildlife and unrivalled views (not to mentio...

How To Fly Long Haul Like A Pro

By Ruth D'Alessandro, commercial writer | Polly Rayne | Posted 14.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

We know that the hardest parts of a long-haul holiday are the flights, so we asked seasoned travel writers and flight attendants to share their tips f...

Your Month-By-Month Guide To The Hottest Destinations

By Ruth Doherty, commercial writer | Jackie Gallego | Posted 21.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

With the chilly months fast approaching, we round up the best European and long-haul destination ideas for every month of the year, helping you to fin...

Explore Mexico’s Pacific Coast Like A Local

By Sara D'Souza, commercial writer | Jackie Gallego | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Across the Gulf of California from its Caribbean Coast sibling, Mexico’s Pacific Coast has everything the Caribbean side has to offer (read: pristin...

Explore Sri Lanka Like A Local

By Sara D'Souza | Jackie Gallego | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Known as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, the relatively small, lush teardrop-shaped Sri Lanka sits just off the tip of Southern India, but in true isla...

The Expectation Vs The Reality Of A Bank Holiday Weekend

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 25.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

August Bank Holiday is a highlight of the working calendar - a full three days to make the most of the summer sunshine/inevitable rain. Every year we ...

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...