"Holiday

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 ...

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.

Family Kicked Off Flight Because Toddler Has Peanut Allergy

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK Parents

A family claim they were kicked off a plane because their son is allergic to peanuts. Kyson Dana, spoke out about the poor manner in which flight atte...

Holidaying in Croatia This Summer? Here Are My Eight Must Do's...

Annabelle Thorpe | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Annabelle Thorpe

A trip to Croatia is about more than just the beaches and the clear blues skies. Here are my eight top tips for really getting to know the country, and make your holiday really memorable.

Top Five Hong Kong Sights and Experiences

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 03.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

It was my first time to Hong Kong and I didn't really know what to expect before arriving. After taking a quick trip to Google, the city appeared as tall buildings, bright lights and a scattering of boats.

Dad Sends Beach Photo To School When Asked To Explain Son's Absence

Caters News Agency | Amy Packham | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Parents

A dad who received a text message from his son's school asking why he was absent from lessons replied with a family holiday photo showing him on a bea...

Girl Suffered 'Horrendous' Injuries After Aeroplane Airbag Exploded

PA Real Life | Amy Packham | Posted 16.03.2016 | UK Parents

Warning: some readers may find the images below graphic. A four-year-old girl was left with "horrendous" injuries after an aeroplane airbag exploded ...

The Vegan Bucket List: The Viennese Waltz

Jasmijn de Boo | Posted 15.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jasmijn de Boo

Everyone has a bucket list, and for many, this may include a visit to a beautiful Renaissance era city such as Vienna. A Viennese Ball may even make it to the list. But a Vegan Ball in Vienna?

Have Child, Will Travel

Sophia Walker | Posted 15.02.2016 | UK Parents
Sophia Walker

If you were to listen to all the advice that people offload on you when you become a parent, you would go insane. From 'sleep when baby sleeps' to 'don't buy more than you need, as you won't use it' - I'm glad I had the sense to override these tiresome tales of woe.

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.

Top Five Musicals in London

Ceri Tinley | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK Entertainment
Ceri Tinley

MUSICALS IN LONDON "Great theatre is about challenging how we think and encouraging us to fantasize about a world we aspire to." These are the ...

Moving to Australia at the Age of 30: Things to Do Before You Go

Jojo Furnival | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jojo Furnival

Hi! ​My name is Jojo, I'm a writer and editor, I've just turned 30 and I'm moving to Australia in March 2016. No, I'm not doing it the adult way, I don't have a work visa - Lord, no - I'm grasping my last chance to spend one (hopefully two) years 'bumming around' (technical term) and becoming reacquainted with a long lost friend of mine: Relaxation. Yes, that's right, I have a working holiday visa.

Bali: My Ultimate Guide

Ashley James | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Entertainment
Ashley James

Bali is an Indonesian island located only a couple of hours from Australia known for it's beautiful beaches, rice paddies, and beautiful landscape. As well as being visually pleasing and having lot of sunshine, there's so many different places and things to see and do.

10 Ways To Save When Booking Your 2016 Family Holiday

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Parents

Family holidays provide you and your children with memories that will last a lifetime. But being limited to only taking children away during the schoo...