UK Holidays

'Guest Poos In Bin' And Other Bad Holiday Home Stories

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Hopefully your food will have been digested by now, because we don't want to be responsible for the hurl-some effects that the top 10 worst holiday ho...

First Holiday Abroad Without The Family? Here's What to Do and Pack Before Leaving...

Gabrielle Leimon | Posted 17.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Gabrielle Leimon

It's becoming more and more common that teens and young adults head off to travel in peer groups without parental supervision when they're young - particularly before and after university. Many will seek sunshine and relaxation at affordable prices for their first trip away from their parents or guardians.

What Are We Like? The Truth About the Brits Abroad

Martin Dorey | Posted 18.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Dorey

It seems, from the latest report on global Consular activity released today, that we are getting slightly better at being Brits abroad - even if we are becoming a little more careless with our vital documents.

Facebook Induced Life Envy

Charlie O'Brien | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Charlie O'Brien

I'll be honest - I'm not having the best day. I don't even know why. The sun is shining, I have a good job to go to every day, food in my cupboards and a loyal boyfriend coming home for a BBQ with me tonight. Life is good really. It's just one of those 'meh' days that I think we all get.

Red Sky At Night, Shepherd's Hut Delight

Elliot Wagland | Posted 11.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Elliot Wagland

The thought of spending two nights cooped up in a wooden shed didn't exactly put a smile on my face, as my wife suggested we try out a shepherd's hut for a weekend away with our children - but how I was wrong.

Flights Reduced Across South-East Due To Technical Glitch

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.09.2013 | UK

Thousands of air travellers faced delays today after air traffic control company Nats experienced "technical problems" at its Hampshire control centre...

Thailand: Now in My Travel Top Five

Jody Thompson | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jody Thompson

What is the most amazing holiday you've ever had? It's SO hard to decide isn't it, and you always change your mind at the last minute, don't you? Okay, so how about the top five countries you've ever been to? Well, I recently arrived back from an idyllic trip to Thailand, and I can honestly say that it's now up there on both counts for me...

Summer's Arrived and the Annual Sunscreen Debate's Begun...

Dr Jonathan Bowling | Posted 04.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Jonathan Bowling

The longest day of the year behind us, the temperature is rising, Wimbledon has started - Its official, summer has arrived and the annual sunscreen debate may begin... Like moths to the flame, we are naturally drawn to the sun but like with red wine and chocolate, there can be mixed health messages regarding how much sun exposure is good for you.

Easyjet To Reduce Hand Baggage By A Third

Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.08.2013 | UK

Budget airline EasyJet is cutting down the size of hand luggage by more than a third, refusing to guarantee that passengers' belongings will be stowed...

Breaks With a Buzz: Eight of the World's Best Theme Parks

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

Are the little ones tugging on your sleeve for a trip, or is it just your nerves they're pulling to shreds? Perhaps you're just a big kid at heart, with a burgeoning need for a buzz! I for one fall into the latter category: I'm absolutely terrified of roller-coasters and rapids, but for me, that's what makes them so gut-wrenchingly addictive.

Best Boutique Hotels For The Summer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Even if the weather won't make up its mind this year, at least you can make some great travel choices. HuffPost UK Lifestyle has teamed up with hi...

Is Online Booking Making Travel Agents Redundant?

Daley James Francis | Posted 23.06.2013 | UK
Daley James Francis

The online world is a pretty fantastic place, and for people who can't be bothered and who don't have the time or patience to visit a store or pick up the phone to speak to an agent, companies that have joined us in the 21st Century and let you buy or book online via their websites are a saving grace.

Award-Winning Holkham Beach In Norfolk Bans Nudists

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Holkham Beach and the surrounding bay is arguably one of the most beautiful beaches in England, and certainly one of the best in Norfolk if the many a...

Learning to Surf This Summer? Great, Just Drop the Dude, Dude

Martin Dorey | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Martin Dorey

Now that summer has finally arrived it might be time to start thinking about getting out there and getting wet. How about surfing in Devon or Cornwall? Sun, surf and good times await those who make it down the M5.

Five of the Best Slopes on Val d'Slere

Amanda Walters | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Walters

The Val d'Slere is one of the most well known skiing locations in the world with many of the slopes being used to host Winter Olympics and World Championships. This encourages those, who feel their skiing abilities are strong; to try out the many different areas of the Val d'Slere and the skiing experience it has on offer.

10 Spanish Villages for a Sunny Summer Escape

minube | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
minube

For decades, Spain has been one of Europe's top destinations for summer travellers looking to to enjoy her beaches, cuisine, world-class museums, and ...

Alternative Holiday Accommodation

Lauren Razavi | Posted 04.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lauren Razavi

Hotels and B&Bs are for those who like the comfort and familiarity of standard hotel rooms and continental breakfast fare. If you're anything like me though, you want something a bit more authentic - above average - when you travel.

Travel Tips From the Top Bloggers

Jayne Gorman | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jayne Gorman

There is a sassy, globetrotting, female elite out there who have made travel a central part of what they do for a living. They are constantly on the road, sourcing hot spots and the not so hot, and sharing it with their online travel communities. I asked some of these top female bloggers to share their travel tips.

Holiday Essentials: Packing List

Lauren Razavi | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lauren Razavi

As you sit munching an overpriced sandwich in the office today, you're likely to be dreaming of that special summer holiday you have planned. Well, allow me to indulge you a little, while still keeping practical matters in mind.

Top 5 UK Holiday Cities

Lauren Razavi | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lauren Razavi

Weekends and short breaks away are always a treat, whether you're a university student visiting friends or an older couple looking for a romantic getaway. But jetting off to faraway destinations for just a couple of days can leave you feeling a little unfulfilled, and perhaps more tired than before you left.

Homesick On Holidays

Anne-Marie Scully | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Anne-Marie Scully

If I am lucky enough to be able to afford a holiday, no matter how carefully I try to tailor it to my idiosyncratic needs, bring my own teabags and chocolate from home, or how desperately I need the break from work, homesickness always seems to strike me, even when on what should be the most perfect holidays.

Croatia: Seafood, Wine and Olive Oil in Istria

Lauren Razavi | Posted 28.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lauren Razavi

Travelling through the Istrian region of Croatia, you'd be forgiven for wondering if you'd stumbled into rural Italy at first glance. Lush expanses of carefully preened produce are everyday scenery in this part of the world. Olive groves and vineyards stretch out in every direction, disturbed only by the occasional mountain and sea view.

Eurotunnel Closed After Smoke Spotted On Train

PA | Posted 27.07.2013 | UK

Eurotunnel passengers experienced bank holiday disruption after smoke was spotted on a works train in the Channel Tunnel. The tunnel was closed for...

Get Me Out Of Here

Posted 25.07.2013 | UK

Thousands of people will escape the dismal British weather and seek sun for the May bank holiday weekend, experts said. Thousands of families are h...

Eight European Beaches That Rival the Best of the Caribbean

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

Europe is home to some beaches that rival those found in the Caribbean. Instead of trotting across the globe to find your little slice of heaven, why not visit one of Europe's most beautiful beaches?