Brighton Beach

The Most Beautiful Beaches To Visit In South East England

When the summer sun strikes it’s hard not to crave the sand between your toes or a fresh breeze of salty sea air. Forget packed airports, jammed roads and package holiday disappointments and head out to some of Britain’s best beaches instead. Here are 6 of our collective favourite beaches in South East England all handily accessible by Southeastern. No thinking required…

best dog friendly hotels in the Peak District

Top 15 of the most beautiful walks in the UK

If you are looking for new walking adventures to start off 2015, there are plenty of beautiful paths across the UK. From rugged coastline, wildflowers, cliffsides and peaks – you are spoiled for choice! All you need is your sense of adventure, a map and some walking shoes….

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Pin it Forward – Pinterest UK launch

We’re big fans of Pinterest, and it’s great to hear that they’ve just officially launched here in the UK. You might already be using Pinterest, but if not, it’s a great resource for collecting and organising images of the things you love…

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A interview with BBC Travel Presenter Simon Reeve

To celebrate the luxury travel specialist Kuoni opening in branches of John Lewis we were invited to spend the evening in the company of the charming, affable and easy-on-the-eye BBC travel presenter Simon Reeve. Having spent many evenings watching the lovely Simon balance the beauty of travel with the sometimes grittier reality….

Cool places to visit in London

Top 10 unique things to do in London for travel snobs

One of the most popular cities in the world to visit, London is a tourists dream. With famous tourist attractions at every turn you won’t be short on things to do. Although to get a real feel of the city you may need to search a bit harder. From cocktails to cupcakes here are 10 things to do in London for travel snobs…

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Top 10 of the best cheap pubs in London

Aside from cheap London hostels, HostelBookers has quite a knack for sniffing out the best budget offerings around the world. Need a pint of the good stuff at a cheap London pub? You got it! North, south, east, west and central, check out their pick of the top 10 best pubs in London that can save you money…

20 of the best places to visit in the UK during the winter

20 of the best places to visit in the UK in the winter

If there’s one thing the British know how to do – and do well – it’s winter. For the outdoor types, that same cold drizzle and biting wind that makes the cities seem so grey at times can also give the rugged countryside a real dramatic kick – and the cold means that for those who can’t be doing with soggy sandwiches are well catered for as well…

the best Chrismtas shopping cities in the UK

Top 12 Best Christmas Shopping Towns in the UK

Unless you are escaping to a desert island for the whole of December, Christmas shopping is pretty much unavoidable but if your local shops just aren’t going to cut it this year (and you don’t want to rely on the post!), then why not use our guide to head out to the best shopping locations in the UK? Pre-Christmas sales are not uncommon now so search around for some real bargains…