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Tips and tricks for great holiday snaps

A case of the dreaded 'red eye?  An unwanted photobomber getting in the way of your view? We've all had disappointing holiday snaps in the past, but in the digital age and with the advent of social photo sharing, there’s now no excuse to come back from your summer holiday without an impressive set ... Read more

Staying safe in your holiday accommodation

So, you've just arrived at the hotel, and the pool is beckoning. It's time to relax and get stuck into that book you've been attempting to read for the past six months.However, before you charge out to top up your tan, read these hints and tips on keeping your room secure and your belongings safe.• ... Read more

The travel hacks you'll kick yourself for missing out on

We're always in favour of hints and tips, shortcuts, and hacks, whether they're home or travel based. We've already looked at the essential life hacks for your holidays, and backpacker hacks that you should memorise before you leave the house; but the internet is wide, millions of people come up wi... Read more

Get fit for the slopes with Chemmy Alcott and make the most of the early ski season

The ski season has started, and resorts all over Europe are awaiting their yearly influx of ski enthusiasts. Tempted to take off? Get ready for the slopes in no time by using our Brand Ambassador Chemmy Alcott's set of tried and tested exercises. They're especially good if you'd like to dedicate th... Read more

Tops tips for packing light

Sometimes it can be very tricky to pack light. You start off with good intentions; telling yourself you won't take much but before you know it, you've packed almost your entire wardrobe into your suitcase. Recent research by Debenhams found that women over-pack by two thirds when they go away, with ... Read more

How to keep your stuff safe at festivals

With the summer about to kick off, the next few months are set to be jam-packed with all-day festivals, weekend offerings and five-day camping extravaganzas, offering music lovers their own personal Mecca - for a few days, at least. Unfortunately, a gathering of 100,000 people in a field can someti... Read more

Essential life hacks for your holidays

We all look forward to our holidays; the chance for two weeks in the sun, on the slopes or up a mountain. Let's be honest, though; the logistical bits can be, well, a bit of a faff. We've scanned the world wide web for the very best holiday 'life hacks' - hints, tips and brilliant ideas that can ma... Read more

Use your social media followers to bag a cheap holiday

If you're a prolific tweeter or you spend half your life on Facebook, good news - your social media presence could land you a cheap holiday. New travel website Hotelied claims to 'unlock personalised unpublished rates at luxury hotels', and when you book your break, you're invited to link up to fiv... Read more

How to winter-proof your home

Game of Thrones' Ned Stark was right to look so miserable when he announced that winter was coming. You're absolutely right, Ned. 'Tis the season of frozen pipes, clogged gutters and leaky roofs - but with a bit of forward thinking, you can protect your home this winter. These are the practical ch... Read more

How to manage your workload before going on holiday

You may love your job - you may hate your job. You may be even be entirely ambivalent about it. But whichever way you look at it, you've got to keep things ticking over while you're on your holiday - and that can lead to some stressful times in the office before you leave. We're a team that loves t... Read more

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