UK Holidays

Seven Things to Do in Denmark (North Zealand)

Mette Poynton | Posted 17.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Mette Poynton

Denmark might be one of the smallest countries in the World with only 5,6 million people living on the 42,915 km2 of country and islands, but it's far too big to explore in just a few days, so in this piece I have picked Seven Super Things to do in North Zealand, the area just north of the capital, Copenhagen.

Wills and Wotsit: The Great Disappearing Act

Nick Abbot | Posted 11.03.2016 | UK
Nick Abbot

Wills and Wotsit are off on another break from their hectic routine of smiling and waving. When David Cameron jaunts off, he regularly goes by the please-the-public holiday rulebook and travels on Easyjet.

Sea Stars, Forests and Fortresses in Caribbean's Dominican Republic

Vesela Gladicheva | Posted 07.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Vesela Gladicheva

Merengue, unspoilt beaches, baseball and dominoes are some of the activities often associated with the Dominican Republic - a Caribbean, Spanish-speaking country that rubs shoulders with Haiti on the island of Hispaniola.

Mother's Day - My Annual Job Appraisal

Kathryn Berens | Posted 03.03.2016 | UK Parents
Kathryn Berens

Mother's Day is the one day of the year when the little bosses get to appraise my contribution to the family firm over the last year. Actually, all things considered, I think I've had a pretty good year, demonstrating dedication to the task in hand, flexibility, commitment and a willingness to work long hours in some frankly quite trying circumstances.

Celebrate Your Extra Day By Doing This Leap Year Quiz

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK

Happy Leap Year! People around the world are celebrating today's leap day as an extra day in the year - or another day at work, if you're a cynic. ...

Is It So Bad to Need a Break From My Kids?

Samantha Simmonds | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Parents
Samantha Simmonds

Clearly going away without the kids isn't an easy thing to do - emotionally or logistically. But I felt for the sake of my sanity it was becoming a necessity! So grandparents were drafted in from up North and with the help of our nanny and other parents helping schlep our kids to various after school activities - we were off!

Holidays - Why I Choose Challenge Over Chill Time

Catherine Capon | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Catherine Capon

Malaysia: The tale of two halves. From leech bites, soaking wet clothes and aching muscles to pure white sand, clear water and coral reefs; the areas that I explored in peninsular Malaysia couldn't have been more different.

How Having Kids Can Kill the Romance

Jamie Last | Posted 11.02.2017 | UK Parents
Jamie Last

Picture the scene. It's a stunning afternoon on the Italian island of Capri. An elegant young couple are sipping prosecco on a stylish hotel's rooftop terrace overlooking a beautiful harbour. There's romance in the air.

Ditch The Passport! 10 Beautiful Holiday Destinations On Your Doorstep

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 15.02.2016 | 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 26.01.2017 | 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 22.01.2017 | 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 Hyun...

Eight Reasons Why You Should Really Learn a Language

Alexia Cowley | Posted 20.01.2017 | 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 09.02.2016 | 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 20.12.2016 | 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 17.12.2016 | 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 08.12.2016 | 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 01.12.2016 | 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 09.02.2016 | 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 09.02.2016 | 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 01.12.2016 | 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.