"Holiday

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...

Mum Writes Letter To Passenger Who Shouted At Her Disabled Daughter On Flight

Mercury News | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK Parents

A mother written a letter on Facebook to a fellow passenger after she allegedly ‘verbally abused’ her disabled daughter on a Jet2 flight. Nicola C...

Top Five Things to Do In Hollywood

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 14.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

Hollywood is home to the rich and famous. As someone who has grown up watching the city on screen, there's something very magical about visiting Tinseltown in person. It has a vibe like nowhere else in the world - with a culture that is very much its own and sprinkled with a long history in film and television. After recently spending a week in Los Angeles and taking in the array of sights the city has to offer, I can now bring you my Top 5.

Finding Luxury In Dubrovnik: A Guide

Krissie Rogers | Posted 12.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Krissie Rogers

Truthfully, who doesn't want to live the luxe life, particularly when travelling? Of course, some places are easier to do this in than others. Luxury in Africa? Seemingly difficult. Luxury in Croatia? Incredibly easy and I found the perfect way to do it in the historic city of Dubrovnik.

A Holiday from Labour Madness

Julian Vigo | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK
Julian Vigo

As the Labour Party is continues its total meltdown that rivals any Shonda Rhimes production (actually, at this point I think it outdoes Rhimes), many...

Havana, Cuba: Ten Things to Know Before You Go

Selene Nelson | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Selene Nelson

Havana is the strangest, most fascinating city you can imagine. Raw, tropical, vibrant and energetic, Havana is alive with an energy and spirit that pervades its entire culture. It's a city of stark juxtaposition, where magnificent colonial squares sit alongside decayed and crumbling buildings, and classic American cars blast out the latest reggaeton music.

Feeling Blue? 25 Ways to Instantly Feel Better (Without Chocolate)

Karen Laing | Posted 12.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Laing

Is there such a thing as an instant pick me up? When you've been feeling glum for a few days, what can you do to get your mojo back? I'm usually a pretty positive person. For me the cup is always half full. But I'll be honest, of late I'm struggling a little. Politics and economics haven't helped. Some personal decisions to make have compounded it.

Five Affordable Cruises You Have to Try

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

Travel in the shoulder seasons, book in advance (or last minute), or choose your journey with an older vessel, and you could find yourself making some awesome savings. If you're cruising on a budget, here are 5 affordable cruises that you just have to try.

This Teenager Came Out To Her Family While Riding 'Splash Mountain' And It's So Good

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A teenager has come out to her family in the best possible way - while on a water ride at Disneyland. Gina, originally from California, was visiting ...

How To Pull Off A Swimsuit Outfit In Public

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 04.07.2016 | UK Style

Although the British weather would have us believe we are going into October, it is in fact July - something which should be embraced by wearing as li...

10 Reasons You Should Visit Iran Now

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 04.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

Holidays to Iran will become much more accessible now that the Foreign Office has lifted advisory against travel, and flights will become more readily...

The Best Holidays for Single Parents

Cathy Winston | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Parents
Cathy Winston

Doing all this as a single parent - with the potential financial penalties for travelling as the sole adult - can seem like a huge challenge. But now there are around two million lone parents with dependent children in the UK, more travel companies are waking up to the demand. Here are my trips on booking a holiday for single parents, whether it's your first or fifth, and whatever age your kids are.

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.

How to Stay Healthy When Travelling

Melissa Noakes | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Melissa Noakes

As a busy professional I was almost constantly on the plane. It meant that my weekly routine was almost always interrupted and it was hard to find the right food choices, do my workout or make any kind of time for myself.

Brief But Beautiful: The Best Short-Breaks to Book Now

Annabelle Thorpe | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Annabelle Thorpe

It's that time of year when the whole world feels as if its gearing up for a week away somewhere hot and sunny - but if you haven't got the time or the budget, don't despair. A short-break somewhere different can be just as reinvigorating, and at this time of year there's a huge variety of trips on offer - from the simplicity of a shepherd's hut to the swankiest of the swank; a break by private jet.

Dad Who Won Term-Time Holiday Ruling Will Help Parents Redeem Fines

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 07.06.2016 | UK Parents

Dad John Platt who won a High Court term-time holiday ruling after refusing to pay his £120 fine hopes to help hundreds of other parents claim their ...