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Budget retreats 2018
Travel money matters
Ryanair flight cancellations: What to do if you are affected
Know your rights – tips and advice.
How to pack perfectly in six simple steps
How to pack perfectly in six simple steps – keep it simple and carry less
Free inflight meals could be a thing of the past: is this so bad?
Would you bring your own food? What are you allowed to take?
Electronics ban: what gadgets can you travel with and where?
Here’s what you need to know.
I never go on holiday without…
Flip-flops, ear plugs, gadgets… A personal list of essentials that always make it into my travel bag.
5 tips for really flying on a budget
Things you can do to keep flights affordable.
Going away? Don’t forget the travel packing checklist
Use our handy tips for packing the right things and avoiding unnecessary pre-holiday stress.
12 tips for a cheap travel insurance that works
How to pick travel cover that works for you.
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Dark chocolate health benefits
How about making your own healthy dark chocolate Easter eggs? Check the simple recipes.
Could going vegan be good for you and the planet?
Fancy taking on the vegan challenge?
Meditation and mindfulness: the same or different?
Meditation and mindfulness are related practices that can improve your mental and physical wellbeing.
Meat Free Monday
Are you a meat eater? How could a meat free Monday improve your health and life on our planet?
Ayurveda Tip: Drinking Water
How to find the right balance when it comes to drinking water.
Detoxing from Alcohol
Post festive season could January mark the time to detox from alcohol and become a dryathelete?
Have yourself a healthy little Christmas
Follow these tips and tricks to achieve a healthy Christmas in 2016. It can be done!
Let’s get physical
Physical activity plays an important role in maintaining your health, but how important is the type of activity you do?
Iron and the Irony of Popeye
Feeling tired and irritable? Looking pale? Are you iron deficient? Is Popeye’s myth true?
Find out how intermittent fasting can improve your health.
What is the best source of calcium?
We bring you the answers in this comprehensive summary.
Vitamin D – In the spotlight
The UK recommendations are set to change later this year. How will it affect you?
Why detox? – Here’s what you need to consider
Does your body need a little extra help?
Easy tips for going sugar free
Help, tips and anecdotes for going sugar free and living a little more healthily.
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Some of our cherished Neal’s Yard Holidays devotees recently told us they’d like to browse our new wellbeing holidays without too much fuss.
And why not? If you’ve been on a few of our retreats already, or if you’re simply pushed for time and want to know the latest destinations on offer, being able to see our new wellbeing holidays at a glance sounds like a pretty good idea. Of course, we couldn’t help but listen.
How about treating yourself and your mum to a wellness retreat this spring? Here are our hand-picked Mother’s Day retreat ideas.
Wondering what to get for your mum for mother’s day this year? Forget about the usual flowers and chocolates. What better way to show your mum how much she means to you than taking her on a special spa break or wellbeing retreat. Treat her to a Mother’s day retreat (pardon the pun).
No need to go far, we have some excellent UK weekend breaks that don’t cost the earth but offer the pampering your mum deserves. You could always join her and spend some quality time together. And if you want to treat your mum to something really special, read on for Neal’s Yard Holidays’ picks of once-in-a-lifetime holidays, and Mother’s day retreat weekends.
This year Mother’s day is on the 11th of March 2018. So what are you waiting for? Read more…
Last year’s wellness trends included the Danish concept of hygge, using coconut oil for pretty much everything and our old friend mindfulness.
This year’s trends focus on food, both as medicine and nutrition, better sleep and an awareness of the environment as we nurture ourselves. Read on for the key wellness trends to watch in 2018. Read more…
Are you solo and want to escape Valentine’s Day? Or want to whisk your loved one away for special Valentine getaways?
There is no doubt about it. Veganism is on the rise. In 2016 there were over half a million vegans in Great Britain, that’s three and a half times as many as estimated in 2006, and that figure only looks to be increasing further still, as noted by the Vegan Society.
As the vegan movement continues to gain momentum, we consider is adopting a plant-based lifestyle beneficial for both your health and the planet? Read more…
We all need something to look forward in 2018 and a relaxing holiday is often top of the list. If the purse strings are little tight, finding affordable retreats is key.
At Neal’s Yard Holidays we’ve got wellness retreats to suit everyone. Our most affordable retreats cost just under £200 for a half board weekend retreat in the UK or travel abroad for £500 per person per week full or half board, including activities and excluding flights. Plan ahead to save more with early bird discounts, and don’t miss out due to limited spaces available.
Within minutes of sitting down to start writing this blog about meditation and mindfulness I was distracted by a pop-up ad for a furniture brand I must have searched for on the internet earlier. Naturally, I switched my attention from meditation and mindfulness to sofas in a matter of seconds.
I’m currently dealing with bereavement and multiple freelance projects which combine to mean sleepless nights and a struggle to focus. Meditation and mindfulness are the recommended solutions but for me, there is some confusion over two terms which are often used interchangeably.
There’s meditation, mindfulness and, yes even, mindful meditation. So are they the same or different? Let’s start by defining each term separately. Read more…
Embracing the change in season, as the days grow shorter and the temperature drops, can be helped by a UK spa break offer for the ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation with an added extra.
The annual National Spa Week, from 30th October until 5 November this year, aims to raise awareness of the benefits of the physical, mental and emotional benefits of going to spas on a regular basis. Here at Neal’s Yard Holidays, we also understand a thing or two about the importance of a good spa break, whether for relaxing massages and exercise or more mindful practices such as meditation and yoga. We’ve rounded up the best UK spa break offers with availability this autumn and winter – so no flying or airport queues – all in tranquil settings offering a combination of healthy meals, relaxation and exercise.
Restore and recharge in the tranquil English countryside with one of these special UK spa break offers:
Unless you live on the moon, you’ll be familiar with the furore over Ryanair’s recent flight cancellations. You may even be affected by them yourself.
The Dublin-based budget airline has said that 315,000 customers have been affected so far, reportedly due to issues over pilots’ leave. Ryanair’s website states that: “Up to 50 flights per day (less than 2% of flights) have been cancelled for the next six weeks. Your flight is operating as usual unless you receive an email.”
The full list of cancelled flights up until the start of October can be found on their website and include departures from Barcelona, Lisbon, Brussels and Dublin. London Stansted, the third busiest airport in London, is one of the worst hit airports as it is a major hub for Ryanair, with more than 255 flights cancelled so far. Read more…