Surf, Sweat and Sea - 2016's Top Solo Spa Trends

Cathy Winston | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Cathy Winston

Even the words 'spa retreat' sound tempting. And if you're travelling solo, some pampering as you explore the world is a pretty good combination.

Top Ten Reasons to Hit The Surf This October

Kirsteen O'Sullivan | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kirsteen O'Sullivan

The swell is starting to pulse, so there are plenty of waves on the horizon but we're not yet in throes of winter and the wild weather it brings. If you've never tried this sport, here are my top ten reasons why you should.

Tipi Valley- Surf, Yoga,....Ecology

Kismet Johnson | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kismet Johnson

For some, there is something about ecotourism that screams fad-for-the-rich. You go to a remote location, dine on local insects, and revel in the fact your toilet is a hole in the ground. Then you go home, tell all your friends, and have your back patted for being so environmentally conscious.

Cornwall Unplugged: Forget Foreign City Breaks

Jane Egginton | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Egginton

The train has barely left London when I realise, to my horror, that my Apple Mac charger does not fit the plug socket. With that my plans to work on the five-hour journey go out the window. 'Oh yes, these trains were fitted before those I-thingys', the conductor says rather too cheerfully.

I Conquered the Legendary 'Killers' Wave - and Realised a Lifelong Ambition

Tom Lowe | Posted 13.04.2014 | UK Sport
Tom Lowe

Because I had trained incredibly hard for this mission all summer, I was confident that I'd catch the wave of my life and now I've done it, it still hasn't actually sunk in. There were 10 surfers altogether on the day and the vibes were awesome.

Five Essentials Steps for Winter Surfing

Nicky Kelly | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Sport
Nicky Kelly

Over the past number of years I have tended to surf more and more in the winter time. Most of my family and friends who don't surf think I am crazy, going out in such cold weather or big storms, why would I do such a thing when I can sit beside a nice fire with a cup of tea instead!

Get Fit for Your Next Surf Holiday

Nicky Kelly | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nicky Kelly

So you have booked a surf holiday and really want to get the most out of it. With just a couple of months to go you may be wondering what you can do on dry land that will help you in the water. Well there's plenty you can do!

WATCH: Women Surf In High Heels And Make Us Feel Inadequate

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A group of Russian women have completely out-girled HuffPost UK Lifestyle, by putting on their high heels and surfing (effortlessly) in a competition ...

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.

LOOK: Surfer Rides 100ft Wave

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK

Surfing legend Garrett McNamara may have smashed his own world record after riding the crest of a giant 100ft wave off the coast of Portugal. The ...

Is It Jaws? Or Tomato Soup? Bondi Beach Turns Red

Posted 28.11.2012 | UK

Surf's up! But wait, what's that red stuff? No, it's not ketchup and Jaws hasn't attacked - it's just algae. The marine plant managed to close A...

WATCH: The Ultimate Collection of Sand-Eating Faceplants

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK Comedy

Watching fail compilations is a tricky business. Not as tricky as somersaulting off a pier, sure, but tricky nonetheless - and yet this 'Sandplant sup...

Australian Surfer Survives Shark Attack, Surfboard Not So Lucky (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK Comedy

Meet Stephen King and his surfboard. No, it's not that Stephen King - he's not that hot at surfing, it turns out - but the Australian Stephen King, a...