Category: Relax

9 of the best last-minute escapes to book this autumn

From the Scilly Isles’ white sands to leafy riverside walks in Slovenia, travel journalist Joanna Booth suggests the best short-haul escapes for sun and culture With peak holiday season over, the summer’s hordes have retreated and travel prices are cheaper – it’s officially the best time to book a last-minute break. Here are nine top destinations to explore,…
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Park life: 9 of the best UK national parks to explore

Travel writer Carole Beck chooses the most beautiful national parks for holiday adventures with family and friends With 15 national parks throughout the UK, you don’t need to venture far to discover some of the most beautiful picnic spots and walking trails. The summer holidays are the perfect time to head outdoors – even more…
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9 ways to avoid summer holiday burnout

Six weeks of entertaining the kids needn’t be hard work. Lifestyle writer and parenting blogger Natalie Ray shares nine boredom-busting activities to help you along the way this summer holiday As the founder of parenting blog Plutonium Sox (named after her dog) and with two children, Natalie is no stranger to the pressures of the summer…
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7 ways to stay healthy during your flight

Whether you’re an experienced business flyer or just going long-haul for a once-in-a-decade holiday, health journalist and author Lucy Fry gives her healthy suggestions to keep you in top form while travelling Cabin pressure, dry air, comfort eating (and drinking) and sitting still – these are all issues that can make us feel sluggish, stressed…
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