Activity holidays

Guides And Scouts

Guides And Scouts

The scout and guiding movements in the UK often come in for a bit of stick. The mocking sound of ‘Dib Dib Dib’ hangs in the air, as supposed grown-ups snigger behind their hands. But you speak to virtually anyone who has been involved in these groups; the overwhelming response is one of enthusiasm and

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Is Camping still a cheap option

Is Camping still a cheap option

Back in the day, budget camping was a given. You could sling a tent and sleeping bag on your back, or into the boot of your car, secure in the knowledge that the British countryside was littered with cheap campsites ready to welcome you. Follow up with a pub meal or Pot Noodle and then

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Tips for buying a family car

Tips for buying a family car

Splashing out on a family car is a big deal, whatever your budget. A new vehicle is probably the biggest expense you’ll make in your life apart from your home. So it’s important to get it right. It can be exciting to choose a new car, but overwhelming too. Having just replaced our own family

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The truth about tanning

The truth About Tanning

The tanning industry took a bit of a hit when sunless spray tanning products exploded onto the market. These have come a long way from their early days of patchy applications and day-glow orange. Anyone seeking a tan today can acquire an authentic, even tone without exposure to harmful UV rays. And yet – many

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Keeping your pet entertained on long journeys

Keeping your pet entertained on long journeys

If you’re planning a holiday in the UK or off to visit relatives in another area, taking your pet with you seems like a bit of a no-brainer. Not only do you avoid having to pay kennel or cattery fees, the furriest member of your family gets to enjoy the break too. However, long car

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EHIC cards: Don’t get scammed

As summer approaches, many of us will be preparing for  holidays abroad. If you’re planning to travel to Europe then it is best to have a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) which replaces the E111 card. However, every year there are hundreds of people who are tricked into paying money for an EHIC, which should

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