UK Holidays

Ditch The Passport! 10 Beautiful Holiday Destinations On Your Doorstep

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 02.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Whether you’re looking for a spontaneous city break or some respite from the stresses of the daily grind, there’s a lot to be said for the humble ...

The Government Needs to Intervene in the School Holiday Prices Debate

Josh Moorcroft-Jones | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Josh Moorcroft-Jones

There's something of a debate raging in the United Kingdom right now and it's one that doesn't appear to be dying down any time soon. That debate is around school holidays and the extortionate prices that parents are forced to shell out if they want to go away during the school holidays.

Photo Shows True Extent Of Half Term Holiday Price Hikes

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK Parents

With February half term approaching, the holiday price hike during school term breaks is on parents' minds. An image displaying evidence of the soa...

Why Your Next Holiday Should Be A Cruise

The Huffington Post UK | Dave Leonard | Posted 26.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

As all discerning travellers know, the best holidays aren't just about the destination but the overall experience: the journey, the memories, the like...

Second First Impressions From Lesvos: A Frosty Start

Maudie Fraser | Posted 25.01.2016 | UK
Maudie Fraser

Touching down at 06:20 having spent the night travelling inevitably steeps reality with a peculiar hue, but driving out of Mytilene airport in my Hy...

Eight Reasons Why You Should Really Learn a Language

Alexia Cowley | Posted 20.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Alexia Cowley

So you have always had the intention to learn a foreign language but never quite got around to doing it? Well, you know what they say; it is never too late to start something new! Here are 8 impressive reasons as to why mastering a foreign language really would change your life...

Parents In Wales Will Be Thrilled With This Term Time Holiday Ruling

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 13.01.2016 | UK Parents

Parents in Wales will be thrilled with the news they will no longer face fines for taking their children on holiday during term time - if they get th...

How To Cook Like A Cruise Ship Pro

The Huffington Post UK | Dave Leonard | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When you set sail aboard a Viking Cruises Ocean ship, you're embarking on a journey that excites the senses. There's the crisp smell of the sea air...

11 Cold Weather Activities For Children That Are Practically Free

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 08.01.2016 | UK Parents

When it's cold (and quite possibly wet) outside, the options for entertaining your children- without breaking the bank - might seem like they're limit...

This Is How To Save Money When You Travel

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 05.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

While there's really only one way to quench your wanderlust - booking a trip abroad - coming home with an empty wallet (and bank account) can quickly ...

Would Unlimited Staff Holidays Boost Your Bottom Line?

Stephen Canning | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK
Stephen Canning

Ubiquitous connectivity means that staff actually tends to work for an incalculable amount of time, answering phone calls and emails, checking their work and continuing on unfinished projects at odd hours.

How to Organize Your Guilt-Free Digital Detox Holidays

Anastasia Dedyukhina | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Anastasia Dedyukhina

Christmas break is a great legitimate time to allow your brain to have some rest from the excessive stimulation that online brings to our lives and process all information you've been feeding your brain with over the past months.

10 Gorgeous Gifts That She Will Absolutely Love

Annette Bette Kellow | Posted 09.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Annette Bette Kellow

It's getting closer and closer to Christmas! And as if shopping is not stressful enough, there is the small problem of getting the loved one in your life a gift that she will really love. Fear not! It's all about finding something that resonates with her style and taste whilst it doesn't have to break the bank either.

Move Over Darkness, It's Time for Some Light

Jared Joffe | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK
Jared Joffe

It's been a while since I've written anything. With the troubling climate in the world right now, it's actually been a challenge to create content whe...

Five Winter Travel Destinations You Need To Try

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 06.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Winter is well and truly with us, so why not pack your bags and explore some new terrain instead of hibernating at home through the cold-weather month...

Three Ways To Afford A Family Holiday (Yes, Even In Peak Season)

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Family holidays are an important way to spend time together away from the stresses of school, work and the usual weekly routines – and with rumours ...

How to Join The Hunt and Plan a Family Safari

William Gray | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK Parents
William Gray

If watching David Attenborough's The Hunt on BBC has inspired your children, why not consider taking them on a family safari next year? Although Africa has its fair share of challenges when it comes to travel, it also has several destinations that are ideal for families. Our twins were just four when we first took them to South Africa.

Tips on Choosing the Right People to Travel With

Rebecca Tracy | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Tracy

Over the past few years I've been fortunate enough to travel for work and to visit friends who have moved abroad. On some of the trips, I've found myself thrown in with some of the most diverse and unusual people, all of whom were trying to get along for the sake of everyone's enjoyment.

Airbus Just Solved The One Thing We HATE About Flying

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 27.11.2015 | UK Tech

Airbus has received a patent for a new feature that could not only revolutionise aeroplane design but would completely eradicate one of flying's bigge...

Give Us Time - Can You Donate a Holiday to Support Our Troops?

Karen Hay | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK
Karen Hay

When it comes to forces families, family breaks and holidays can prove even more crucial, as long periods of separation mean family dynamics can change and it can become stressful for service personnel and those left behind affected by the rigors of operational deployment on return...

How a Hopeless City Girl Was Converted into Loving the Countryside

Sirena Bergman | Posted 03.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sirena Bergman

"I don't do the countryside," I claimed a couple of years back on my first date with my boyfriend, when he told me that his dream was to wind up living somewhere with a 360 degree view of green stuff.

Term-Time Holiday Requests Should Be Considered With 'Common Sense', Advises LGA

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Parents

Parents' term-time holiday requests should be given individual consideration and acknowledged with a "common-sense approach", the Local Government Ass...

A Weekend in The Lakes with Sykes Cottages - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 15.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

I'd never really explored the Lakes properly so this year for August Bank Holiday weekend, my husband Steve and I decided to do just that and set off on the train from London Euston for 4 nights in the Lake District.

Things I Wish I Had Known Last Summer

Gwendi Klisa | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK Parents
Gwendi Klisa

Your baby is cranky, cranky, cranky, and doesn't appreciate the warm sunshine and the change of scenery. Not one bit. Your toddlers, on the other hand, are overly enthusiastic; they're all over the stray cats, sharp rocks, and keep wandering off to the edge of the pool every time you turn towards your coffee.

Ireland on Screen: The Latest Blockbusters

Jane Egginton | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jane Egginton

Today may well now be a golden age for Irish film and television, with the industry in 2015 worth several hundred million pounds. Long gone are the days when programmes depicting the Troubles, which began in 1969, were filmed overseas.