People-watching is one of the most popular pastimes on holiday. We’ve all seen fashion disasters and to be honest, we’ve probably all committed them too, so have a quick look at our top 10 to see which ones you recognize. If you think we’ve missed any, don’t forget to add ones you’ve spotted on your travels to the comments section below this post.
This month the nation will once again be rushing down to the bookies to place bets on one of our favourite events in the horseracing calendar – the John Smith Grand National.
But in all the excitement of race day, it’s easy to forget the true stars of the show – the horses themselves. From the first winner of the first ever Grand National back in 1839, Lottery (funnily enough, a favourite!), to last year’s victor – the more exotically named Neptune Collonges – it’s the horses who battle it out year after year to win fame and glory for their owners.
A good book is one of the top items to take away on family holidays. It kills time in airports, deals with delays, and battles boredom on the beach. Deciding which book to put in the suitcase is part and parcel of packing, but what about choosing a book to read to the little ones?
Reading to children makes them more likely to read earlier and learn faster, so with today being International Children’s Book Day (2nd April), we take a look at five classics you may want to consider for your kids.
A little bit of sun and suddenly everyone thinks it’s already summer – only to be struck by more of those freezing arctic winds and driving snow. Well at least we have St.Patrick’s Day to look forward to tomorrow, and with that in mind, we thought we’d look at some of the patron saints from your favourite holiday destinations and look at some of the amazing festivities that will go ahead this summer.
It’s that time of year when thousands of US college students descend upon Florida and Cancun in search of the perfect party. But with so much else on offer, there’s more to Mexico than Spring Break Parties and beer-soaked beaches. In fact, it’s fast becoming a top destination with us Brits for a last minute Easter getaway. (more…)
The days are getting brighter and the sun’s finally making an appearance, but let’s face it, spring in the UK is hardly warm enough to sit around the pool with a cool cocktail. In fact, you’re more likely to get caught in the rain on the way back from the supermarket! More and more Brits are choosing Easter as the perfect time for a cheap getaway and there are plenty of fantastic destinations for family holidays within easy reach. (more…)
Let’s face it, Easter School holidays can be a real headache. It’s hard enough to find enough activities to keep the kids occupied for two weeks, and the cold, wet weather can make it almost impossible to do anything outdoors.
By the end of a fortnight at home with the kids you can end up feeling in need of another break!
But with great-value, last-minute deals on family holidays to Spain this Easter – flying a couple of hours to Benidorm is a great way to keep the children entertained. Plus, it means you can escape for a relaxing holiday in the sun without breaking the bank.
With Mother’s Day fast approaching on the 10 March, some relaxation might just be what your mum wants – and deserves. If you’re looking for an extra-special way to celebrate Mother’s Day this year, then why not look at treating her to a holiday?
Whether you send her off on her own, with granddad, or just want to travel with her, there are plenty of last minute holidays to varied destinations which make an ideal Mother’s Day gift.
Wouldn’t that be nice? A card, some flowers, maybe some chocolates…and a beautiful sandy beach under clear blue skies and bright sunshine! Let’s face it, there’s no better Mother’s Day gift than a stress-free trip to sunnier climes – and you don’t even have to break the bank to spoil her!