Family trips: holidays by the sea or in small cities or towns are ideal. Photograph: Thinkstock

My wife and I would like to take a week away in July or August this year. We have a son aged 16 and he would like to bring his friend. We would(...)

Surf’s up: Allan Mulrooney and Kian Egan grew up in the same housing estate. Allan was able to guide Kian into the world of surfing, which helped him escape the sometimes bewildering whirlwind of Westlife’s success.

Click here to enter our Wave Rider Reunion competition The idea was a simple one: combine a reunion for a bunch of best mates who hadn’t seen e(...)

For several years me, my husband and our two boys ( eight and 10) have stayed at an all-inclusive hotel in Ireland but the boys are now past th(...)