Fancy something more exotic than sun loungers and sangria? These breath-taking spots should satisfy your wunderlust – head there while they’re still secret…
Picking the right backpack will make or break your travels. Whether you’re heading off on a gap year, hiking up a mountain or heading off on a city break, a decent rucksack is essential.
If you’re already planning your Spring Break getaway but are falling short on just where to go, we have some info that…
Valentine’s Day is almost upon us – but are you ready to sweep your loved one off their feet yet? If you’ve left it late to book a romantic getaway, we’ve got you covered. From a wine-tasting day trip in Bordeaux to a fairytale castle in Wales, here are 13 last-minute breaks that are still available to book this Valentine’s – so you can woo your other half in style.
For most travellers, boarding a plane and turning left is the stuff of dreams. Flying First Class involves flat beds, top-notch service and more space than you can shake a stick at. Apart from the sky-high price tag, what’s not to like? But there’s much more to it than that.
A holiday doesn’t have to cost the earth. The splurge of Christmas and the New Year may have left you feeling like you need to tighten your belt – but these dark, cold days may also bring out a fervent desire to get away. Thankfully there are plenty of affordable breaks out there that will banish even the most severe winter blues. From Northern Lights gazing to high ropes climbing, Lisbon to the Lake District, here are 15 short trips that won’t break the bank.
After winning big at the 2017 Golden Globes and scooping a hefty amount of nominations for Bafta awards, ‘La La Land’ is the film on everyone's lips. Starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, the musical movie - which lands in UK cinemas this weekend - is also hotly tipped for Oscars glory next month. The film tells the story of aspiring actress Mia (Stone) and jazz pianist Sebastian (Gosling), who are chasing their dreams in Los Angeles - and happen to fall in love at the same time. After touching down in Tinseltown, make sure you tick off these filming locations for your own La La Land experience.
The festive period - with all its food, drink and slouching about on the sofa - is about to draw to a close. Which is probably a good thing for our bodies. As you brush the last mince pie crumbs from your Christmas jumper, take a look at these holidays, which will get the new year off to a healthy start. From foraging to fasting, Costa Rica to the Cotswolds, here are 14 of the best detox breaks in the UK and abroad.
If you're looking to really splash out on a hotel room, you'll be pleased to learn that many of their price tags know no bounds. Whether it's private butlers, the best view in the house or walls decorated with silk, you can have it all - but only if you have extremely deep pockets. From the south coast to the Highlands, these are 14 of the most ridiculously expensive hotels in the UK - but do you think they're worth it?
Where do you go to get that perfect snapshot for Instagram? To one of these hotspots, apparently. Included in the round-up of the most Instagrammed places of the past year, based on global geotag data, is just one British landmark (can you guess which?), two theme park destinations and numerous USA must-see locations.
Are you an early riser or late sleeper? Whatever time you prefer to be awake, there's a trip that takes your preference into account. From stargazing after darkness descends, to watching the morning's first rays of sun light up your surroundings, these are the best travel ideas for early birds and night owls. The best Christmas markets in Europe The holiday destinations that will be big in 201
Got the travel bug? You might want to take some inspiration from intrepid explorer Cassie De Pecol. Because not only is the 27-year-old on a mission to visit all 196 countries on the planet, she's also going to be the first documented female to do so. And the fastest.
Ibiza By Boat As a water baby, the entire premise of the trip did it for me almost before I even arrived. Being on the open water is natural calming, and the seas around Ibiza are stunning, swimming-pool turquoise, and a damn sight cleaner than your local lido.
The capital of West Bengal, bordering with Bangladesh in the North of India, Kolkata (as Calcutta) was one of the British Empire’s most important cities – and it remains a bustling metropolis today with faded period architecture, bags of history and giant trees lining the roads. It’s busy: Like all of India’s cities, Kolkata is a bustling hive of activity. It’s safe: My taxi driver explains in roundabout English that we don’t have to worry about walking the streets of Kolkata.
Fortunately, later holidays were undertaken when I was old enough to understand that snow’s also great fun, and I ended up being pretty decent on a pair of skis. With skis, you don’t fall over too often after the first day or so (unless you’re just really bad at it).