Savvy UK couple ditch £1,200 monthly rent for £20-a-month van life

A couple from Devon now pocket an extra £1,080 every month after swapping their rented property for a luxury renovated van. Chris Buxton and Reanna Mash had been thinking of making the move for a long time, as they hated paying £1,200 a month on rent and bills.  Since taking

TUI issues travel warning for vaccinated Brits using NHS Covid app

TUI has issued a travel warning for all Brits travelling abroad using the NHS Covid app. Anyone travelling abroad using the NHS Covid vaccine passport will need to update it urgently, or reprint it, or risk being banned from flying. TUI said in a statement on their website: "The FCDO

Woman reveals how to fall asleep comfortably on planes

Flying can be very disruptive to a peaceful night of sleep. With time differences, screaming babies, uncomfortable seats, and a desperate desire not to fall asleep with your head on the stranger next to you all contributing to a stressful experience. As most of us can’t afford the luxury beds

London hotel The Mandrake adds 'spiritual wellness' deals – are they worth it?

The extent of most hotelgoers’ plans for ‘wellness’ is typically a massage and an hour stewing in the hot tub. But these days, retreats are taking things up a notch, aiming to care for guests’ spiritual needs as well as ensuring their pillows are well-fluffed. Boutique London hotel The Mandrake

What are the new UK travel rules? Here's how holidays get much easier from today after amber list scrapped

HOLIDAYS abroad just got a lot easier, thanks to big changes in the UK's Covid travel rules. From 4am this morning, changes have been made to both the traffic light system and testing requirements for vaccinated Brits. There are further changes expected over the coming weeks, including the scrapping of

Huge change to travel rules this Monday as green and amber lists scrapped – everything you need to know

THIS MONDAY will see huge changes to the UK’s travel rules – just in time for Brits to jet off for some well deserved sun during half-term. The government has finally ditched the traffic light system and expensive PCR tests will be scrapped. However there will still be some rules

First of its kind UK spa experience lets you bathe in champagne and gold

After a year and a half of being home – and with holidays abroad being cancelled and postponed across the board – you might be keen to give yourself a luxurious break. A new pampering experience right here in the UK incorporates some of the most opulent ingredients in the

You might be able to travel ANYWHERE and not have to pay for a hotel quarantine – as it could soon be scrapped

THE much-hated red list hotel quarantine restrictions could be scrapped, after it was dropped in Ireland over the weekend. Despite new rules being introduced this month across the UK, which has seen the end of the traffic light scheme, the mandatory 10-day hotel quarantine rules are still in place. Ireland's

I Travel Like It's My Job — Here's What I Always Pack in My Suitcase

I Travel Like It’s My Job — Here’s What I Always Pack in My Suitcase As POPSUGAR editors, we independently select and write about stuff we love and think you’ll like too. If you buy a product we have recommended, we may receive affiliate commission, which in turn supports our