Summer Holiday

Our Favourite Places: Croatia

Jane Mountain | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Mountain

The best thing about bicycle touring is the contrast. You experience the discomfort of being outdoors in all kinds of weather, eat a variety of strange foods, both good and bad, and sleep in lots of unorthodox places. With the first leg of our bicycle tour, from Rome to Russia, behind us, Stephen and I have been reflecting on the best food, drink, and accommodation we've had.

Our Favourite Places: Italy

Jane Mountain | Posted 12.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Mountain

On a bike tour, the discomfort caused by lack of food, tough roads, and bad weather makes the comfort given by great meals, relaxing stops, and warm beds all the more pleasurable. Stephen and I have just finished the first leg of our world cycling tour, riding from Rome to Russia, and we've had the chance to discover a little greatness in every country we've seen.

Beach Bum: Choosing Swimwear

Lydia Smith | Posted 04.07.2013 | UK Style
Lydia Smith

Holidays are for relaxing. So for me, finding beachwear is about picking something that looks good, makes the best of my body and that is comfortable during my three main activities: lying down, getting up to go to the bar and occasionally swimming.

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...

Charlie Thomas

Are Brits Returning To The Traditional Package Holiday? | Charlie Thomas | Posted 07.02.2013 | UK

Two of Britain's best known holiday makers have reported a surge in sales in the UK, suggesting that while Brits may be struggling with cash constrain...

Hot Summer Locks: A Q&A With Errol Douglas, Celebrity Hairdresser and OBE

Lisa Stokes | Posted 21.09.2012 | UK Style
Lisa Stokes

Want to keep your locks looking hot all summer long? I caught up with celebrity hairdresser Errol Douglas at his Knightsbridge salon to get some tips on holiday and festival hair.

Why School Holidays Infringe Consumer Rights

Mike Matthews | Posted 17.10.2011 | UK Universities & Education
Mike Matthews

We broke the back of it folks. Us teachers are officially over half way through our summer holiday.For some of us we have just two weeks left of rest and relaxation

Summer's Here, and it's Time to Save the Affordable holiday

Mark Field | Posted 18.09.2011 | UK Politics
Mark Field

MPs, like millions of other Britons, are either preparing to set off for their summer holidays, or wishing that they could afford to do so. A new initiative, called the 'Hands off our holiday, Mr Taxman!' campaign seeks to ensure holidays remain affordable in the future