Family Holidays

9 of the best beaches in Italy

Italy: bucolic undulating landscapes, iconic gastronomy and sophisticated cities of culture like Venice and Florence. Barolo, basilicas and bruschetta – we can all summon up a picture of Italy in our minds. But did you know that Italy also has some of the most incredible beaches in Europe? These range from secluded, off-the-beaten-track coves, to Caribbean-like stretches of white sands, to bright and bustling harbour shores with gelato stands and pizzerias aplenty. We think the following 9 are some of the best to be found… do you agree?

9 Things You're Missing Out On In Rhodes

In search of beautiful sun-kissed landscapes and glistening beach escapes? Or cultural adventures, packed with things to see and do? If the answer is yes, the island of Rhodes is a perfect fit. There is an endless list of eminent allures to be experienced here that you definitely WON'T want to miss out on this summer... 

Top 10 reasons to visit the beauty of Zadar in Croatia

Welcome to the captivating seaside city of Zadar, a destination boasting historic ruins, medieval churches, brilliant cosmopolitan squares and promenades and gorgeous views over the glittering Adriatic. When you think of travelling to Croatia you may think of Dubrovnik, Split or Hvar, but this wonderful little coastal city has a very big character and is just waiting for the chance to charm anyone who visits...

The answer to a happy family: go on holiday

The family dynamic is ever-changing. Family time used to mean an evening of snakes and ladders, Guess Who and Monopoly. But, since the rise of hand-held electronics, WIFI, Twitter and streaming services like Netflix, many of us have drifted away from the usual family bonding time. Not to mention many of us juggle our family with the stresses of a highly demanding job and the usual struggles of daily life.  So, in this day and age how do you enjoy time with your family? A world leading scientist from the Washington State University, Professor Jaak Panksepp, believes true family bonding occurs with family holidays.

Top 10 Of The Most Beautiful Beaches In The UK

Thinking of a beach holiday? You might want to head to Spain, Cyprus or Portugal... or simply to the coast of the UK. We're certainly not famous for our beaches, but we really should be. From the dazzling Durdle door in Dorset to the illustrious surf spots in Cornwall, here are some of the best in the UK that prove a staycation isn't such a bad idea...