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6 Tips To A Perfect Family Holiday

The Huffington Post | Tamsin Kelly | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK Parents

We all have tales of less-than-perfect family holidays, but it IS possible to have a holiday that the entire family enjoys and wants to do all over ag...

Man's Unbelievably Smooth Exit From Swimming Pool Will Make Your Jaw Drop

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you had to battle wind and rain to get to work today, let us give you a moment’s escape. A man has showed off his pretty spectacular move for ge...

The World's Most Secret And Magical Swimming Spots

Jackie Gallego | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

From Mexico’s Instagrammable hidden beach - the Playa Del Amor, reputedly created by government bomb tests, to Croatia’s stunningly beautiful a...

Why All-Inclusive Hotels Aren’t Just For Families

Huffpost UK | Jackie Gallego | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

It’s a popular misconception that all-inclusive hotels are great for families with children, but too limiting for couples looking for peace, adventu...

Staying Healthy On Holiday

Tara Jackson | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Tara Jackson

Plan what exercise gear you will be taking with you so you don't forget anything - trainers, tops, shorts, swimming suit etc whatever you wear for the activity you will be doing. Even things such as a travel yoga mat for your own exercise or perhaps some exercise DVD's to do on your laptop in your room.

Couple's Holiday Photo Creates A Hilariously Rude Optical Illusion

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A couple’s holiday photo has left people thoroughly amused thanks to a pretty rude optical illusion... At a first glance, the couple seem ha...

Florida's Coast: 12 Picture-Perfect Beaches To Discover

Jen Barton | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Toasty golden sands, salty air and gently rolling sea: idle days by the beach are one of life’s loveliest pleasures. And Florida has some of the mos...

Why St. Pete/Clearwater in Florida Is A Dream Holiday Destination

The Huffington Post | Jackie Gallego | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Whether you’re seeking pure excitement, indulgence or relaxation, St. Pete/Clearwater, a sun-drenched peninsula separating the Gulf of Mexico from T...

St. Pete/Clearwater: Local Neighbourhoods To Explore

The Huffington Post | Jackie Gallego | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

It’s the award-winning white sand beaches that knock visitors to St. Pete/Clearwater off their feet – sandy and long, they’re some of the best i...

Why Florida's Greater Fort Lauderdale Is A Must-Visit For Every Wannabe Mermaid

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re happiest in the water, you’ll love holidaying in gorgeous Greater Fort Lauderdale. Boasting 23 miles of Blue Wave-certified beaches, the...

Alternative Ways To Explore The Everglades From Naples, Marco Island And Everglades City

The Huffington Post | Tamsin Kelly | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Vibrant and stylish Naples, the stunning white sand beaches of Marco Island and the awe-inspiring wilderness of the Everglades: Florida’s Paradise C...

Discovering Florida’s West Coast By Car

The Huffington Post | Jen Barton | Posted 28.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Heading away on holiday should be about discovering new places, escaping the grind and immersing yourself in new experiences. But it doesn’t always ...

Why Tampa Bay's Unique Craft Beer Scene Is So Fascinating

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If the holy trinity of hops, yeast and water are your thing, you need to head to Florida’s Tampa Bay. Sure, it’s the sunshine state’s most diver...

Tampa Bay: Inside The Exhilarating US Destination For Dedicated Thrill Seekers

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re the adrenaline-mad type, you probably like the sound of canoeing past gators, cycling on water and swimming with sharks. Not to mention pl...

9 Things To Do When The Sun Goes Down In The 'Venice of America'

The Huffington Post | Tamsin Kelly | Posted 28.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A city on the water, Greater Fort Lauderdale is famous for its Venetian-style waterways and sweeping promenade-lined beachfront. When night falls, thi...

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 04.05.2017 | 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 04.05.2017 | 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 04.05.2017 | 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.