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Six Luxury Swiss Ski Hotels

Olivia Greenway | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Greenway

By many accounts, Switzerland is the most expensive country in the world. It's also one of the most beautiful and offers superb skiing. It would be a shame to dismiss it entirely on grounds of cost.

The Relationship Between Music and Travel

Chloe Gunning | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

I find music and travel both utterly addictive. After one short trip away, I return with post-travel blues, desperate to go on another one. The same with music - I'm incapable of listening to one song, then turning off.

Improve Your Travel Skills on Weekends and Holidays

Rupert Wolfe-Murray | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Wolfe-Murray

It's the same story for holidays. I don't know about you but I've wasted my last few holidays by generally taking the lazy option - not going for that hike, not getting a bike, vegetating in front of a screen - but I hope next time will be different.

What to Pack for the Perfect Honeymoon...

Simon Glazin | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Simon Glazin

Yes, having the perfect venue/flowers/dress/cake/invites/guest list is super important, but when it's all over - and believe me, it goes very quickly - you want the best honeymoon possible to look forward to.

Everything is Possible

Martyn Sibley | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Martyn Sibley

I thought I'd secured a monoski experience for 90 minutes, however my spontaneity meant getting the right equipment was not possible. However I'm going with the Catalan Tourist Board in December. All good...

The Amalfi Coast on an Italian Shoestring

Kadie Regan | Posted 19.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Kadie Regan

Situated almost exactly where the shoelaces would be on the boot of Italy, which is how I described its location to almost everyone who asked and received instant recognition, the Amalfi Coast is made up of several towns spanning an unfathomably picturesque coastline, easily one of the most beautiful in the world, as a quick Google will confirm.

Working Holidays: The Best Places to Go

Frontier | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Frontier

Travelling isn't cheap and for some people, a gap year purely for leisure is out of the question. But it's not all lost. Many people travel and work at the same time and sometimes this is the better option.

A Guide to the Perfect 24 Hours in Madrid

Chloe Gunning | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

I felt a chill just from looking out of the plane window of as I travelled to Madrid. January is officially low season across Spain. A country that I have always thought of as being warm and drenched in sunshine, was looking more like the Scottish highlands!

Exploring Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur, Malacca and Cameron Highlands

Zahra Razavi | Posted 29.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra Razavi

The capital of Malaysia is a colourful city - the central emblem of the country's diversity and juxtapositions. It's impossible to get bored in Kuala Lumpur with its gargantuan range of things to do, but if it's your first time, start off by visiting the Petronas Towers

Twenty Types of People Seen in an Airport

Shannon Colman | Posted 14.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Shannon Colman

Stressed mums shouting at their husband and children. Common rants and nags include: "Geoff, I gave you the passports!" As soon as boarding is announced, they rush to be first in the queue, as if the plane will leave without them otherwise.

Destination is Never a Place: Yoga, Space and Exploration on Europe's Southernmost Tip

Jane Egginton | Posted 14.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Egginton

'One's destination is never a place but a new way of seeing things'. It's not often I find inspiration in an in-flight magazine but the words of Henry Miller, one of my favourite authors, jump out at me.

Ten Instagram Accounts That Will Make You Want to Travel the World in 2015

Chloe Gunning | Posted 07.03.2015 | UK Tech
Chloe Gunning

As everyone heads back to work this week, it's the obvious time to start planning your next holiday. Here are some Instagram accounts that will definitely inspire you.

When Are The Bank Holidays In 2015?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

One thing to get you through January (aside from booking a holiday) is to dream about what you'll do on your lovely free days off AKA bank holidays. ...

When Are The Bank Holidays In 2015?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

One thing to get you through January (aside from booking a holiday) is to dream about what you'll do on your lovely free days off AKA bank holidays. ...

Three Clues to Unlock the Wonder of Christmas

Deborah Quibell | Posted 14.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Deborah Quibell

I confess. I am one of those Christmas-enthusiasts. There is something about sparkling lights and the smell of pine (ok, and maybe eggnog) that restores marvel to my soul. While I deeply honor that this is a tradition tied to the birth of Jesus Christ, I also honor the magic that the holiday season brings in the imagination of our hearts.

It's a Dog's Life

Christina Miller | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Christina Miller

This summer, we decided to do a road trip around the UK. Jake hopped in the back of the car, all of us prepared to rough it in a tent; we had no idea that so many hotels were dog friendly - our "working" dog ended up living the high life at some of the UK's finest hotels! It got me thinking: given the choice, where would dogs go on holiday?

The Penguin That Stole Christmas

Jon Bird | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK
Jon Bird

Forget the Grinch stealing Christmas. This year, it is a cute little penguin called Monty that not only steals the show, but also the hearts and minds of the UK populace (and softies everywhere). British department store John Lewis has done it again, with a £1 million commercial (US$ 1.5m) that tells the story of a boy and his penguin pal, on the search for a flippered mate.

New Year Wellbeing Holidays 2014

Caroline Sylger Jones | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Sylger Jones

Want to wake up on New Year's Day feeling fantastic? Here's my pick of health spas, yoga holidays and wellbeing breaks that will help you start 2015 with a clear head.

24 Hours In Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

Chloe Gunning | Posted 20.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

After living in Playa Del Carmen for a month I discovered some amazing places. If you've only got limited time, then here are my top picks.

Holidays From Hell for Tourists Stranded Without WiFi

Rob Wells | Posted 15.11.2014 | UK Tech
Rob Wells

Yet despite this, hotels still say it is not a priority, according to our study. 76 per cent of venues are convinced that customers care far more about quality of service and facilities than WiFi, and as many as 43 per cent believe customers think poor or non-existent wireless access is a price worth paying for the overall experience on offer.

Top Sights in Mumbai and Karnataka, South India

Sandy Dhaliwal | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sandy Dhaliwal

Travelling from state to state can often feel like entering a whole new country. It's food, the people, architecture, the weather, literally everything may seem completely world's away from wherever you might have just been. Though you may have just ventured mere miles in reality.

Five Baths You'll Want to Dive Into

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

Did you hear about the robber who stopped to take a bath? He wanted to make a clean getaway. It's not the best joke ever, but sometimes you can find that baths in hotels are a bit of a joke themselves.

Travelling to Birmingham

Rupert Wolfe-Murray | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Wolfe-Murray

Many years passed before I realised you can "travel" in your own country, that we are actually surrounded by exotic locations, places we've never seen and dialects we don't understand... I'm visiting England's second biggest city precisely because it's not somewhere a visitor to the UK would normally visit.

Cycling and Camping Do Work!

Steph Mann | Posted 20.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Steph Mann

Summer. The time to be outside as much as you can, because lets face it, winter makes us stay in. So don't waste your days wondering what you could be doing, when you can just go out and do it.

Distracted By Work When on Holiday? You Might Be Suffering From Infobesity

Dave Coplin | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Tech
Dave Coplin

Nearly half of the UK's office workers are suffering from 'Infobesity', the over-consumption of information. It's making us unhappy, is bad for our health, and hurts our productivity... There must be something wrong with the office culture in many companies when 45% of workers feel that they should reply to work email instantly - no matter where they are or what they're doing.