Travel

  • Last min getaways

    In a tailspin about booking your summer hols? So organised you’re already looking ahead to Autumn? Here’s some expert advice

  • 10 funky ‘Favourite Places’

    When you’re young and hip and the new organisers of Kent’s funkiest, family festival this summer where do you hang out in your down-time? Rachel Baseby, reveals all in My Favourite Places!

  • Superluxe Stays

    Luxurious places to book for your hols, for those times when you’ve had it with sticking to the budget

  • Why Travel Agents rock

    You get one life – don’t waste it – 10 reasons to use a boutique travel agent (including how they could actually save you time and money)

  • Going away with the gang?

    Looking for a gorgeous holiday stop for families or larger groups? Hang on, I’ll just get out my magician’s hat and wand and, er… abracadabra!

  • Travel trend: cruising gets stylish

    Take your mind out of the gutter, I’m talking about holidays. Hey, I saw you roll your eyes and do that whole ‘Pah! I don’t do cruises thing’. But have you heard about the new kind of cruise – boutique river cruises, like this one (pictured) from L.A-based travel agents Uniworld? This is their Bordeaux, Vineyards and […]

  • Get holiday inspired!

    I don’t know about you, but as I’ve got older I’ve realised that time, rather than money, is a more precious, sought after commodity (deep, yes, I know). I used to think that hours googling holiday destinations would save me pennies, but now I’m not so sure that’s the case. And anyway if there’s an […]

  • Cool camping

    Have you given a thought to summer camping yet? Those yurts, lodges and cool glampy sites get booked up waaaaay in advance, so to give you the early heads up, here are the 25 best places to start your search, as chosen by the people in the know –  the regional Muddy editors. STAY IN…BERKSHIRE […]

  • Best quirky stays: Book ’em up!

    Love a luxe break? A sucker for heritage holiday rentals? Or is it all about the location? They all have their place but, for pure fun value, there’s little that can beat a really quirky stay.  The Muddy editors in counties from Cornwall to Norfolk, Kent to Warwickshire, have each found two brilliant, alternative properties […]

  • Get your Mothering Sunday Sorted!

    Everywhere gets so darn booked up for Mothering Sunday – as you’ll know, if you’ve ever spent the week before desperately trying to nab a restaurant reservation only to find it’s Burger King or bust. So in the interests of being super-organized, we’ve decided to get in there early this year with our guide to […]

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