Author: Tamara Hinson

10 stunning beaches in Wales that will make you think you’re in the Caribbean

Planning a staycation but want to work on your tan? Wales has some beautiful beaches where you can surf, sunbathe or build sandcastles. Whether you’re in search of a quiet beach for a fun family break, or an isolated cove for a romantic walk along the sand, here are the best beaches in Wales.

How to get over jet lag: 14 tips for beating timezone tiredness

Why do we get jet lag? How can we make adjusting to new time zones simpler and how can we help our bodies cope with the effects of long-haul flights? Whether you’re heading off on a bargain break to Orlando or you’ve found a great deal on a cheap holiday to Dubai, jet lag can quickly turn your flight of fancy into a one-way ticket to exhaustion. Here’s how to beat it.

Fantastic gap year destinations

So you’ve finished your exams and fancy seeing some of the big, wide world before you think about your next career step. We’ve pulled together some all-important reading material (the enjoyable kind) about which destinations to put at the top of your list.

How to get a good night’s sleep on long flights

Getting to sleep on long-haul flights can be tricky, whether you’re on a cramped, cheap flight to Bangkok, or you figured out how to get an upgrade on that red-eye flight to Dubai. To help you on your way to the land of nod, we’ve put together our top tips to help you get to sleep on long plane journeys.

The UK’s cosiest hotels

Winter is all about getting cosy, which is why we’ve found the UK’s cosiest hotels to head to. Of course, log fires, four-poster beds and spectacular views over windblown moorland come as standard.

7 of the world’s creepiest abandoned holiday resorts

Avoid long queues at the reception desk or fighting over the last sausage at the breakfast buffet – guests are few and far between at the following abandoned, and strangely beautiful, resorts.

10 of the world’s most haunted hotels

Halloween’s just around the corner and to celebrate the year’s scariest month, we’ve found the world’s most haunted hotels. Check in and hope that you don’t check out too soon.

10 airports which make long layovers a breeze

Today’s airports are no longer people-packed holding cells. They’re all-singing, all-dancing affairs, with the world’s finest restaurants alongside libraries, clubs and spas. And if your flight gets cancelled or your plane’s delayed, these are the airports where you’ll want to get stuck!

11 of the best Christmas market city breaks for under £80

There’s nothing like a Christmas market to nurture that festive feeling. And the following cities aren’t just famous for their fantastic festive-themed extravaganzas; travel to any one of these gems and you’ll have plenty of Christmas cash left over, because it’s possible to get to every single one for under £80*.