Holidays

Trujillo is Spain’s unspoilt gem

This citadel of the conquistadors is off the beaten track but well worth seeking out

23 Oct 2017

My time in the Big Brother house wasn’t quite the horror show I’d imagined

Despite having to share loos and even a bed, how could I say no to a free three-week holiday?

20 Sep 2017

How safe is a holiday to Turkey?

Political turmoil and terrorist attacks led to a decline in tourism, but holidaymakers are returning to the country

3 Aug 2017

The uncertain future of our summer holidays

Getting away has never been simpler, but the travel industry is unsure where to go next

26 Jul 2017
Cabin crews in Singapore Airline leaving Changi Airport after flight has landed

The world’s most luxurious airports

The airport experience doesn’t always have to be a nightmare

27 Mar 2017

Can you learn to ski in six hours?

A new class promises to get novices skiing in just one day – but is it just a crash course?

25 Jan 2017

Stockholm provides the perfect winter tonic

The Grand Hotel is a wondrous and luxurious place to retreat to at Christmas time

20 Dec 2016

On travel sickness the much-loved advice doesn’t stand up. Here’s what works

Summer is coming, time to pack your sunglasses, sun block and, for many people, travel sickness pills. But what happens…

3 Jun 2016

Globe trotting: four fabulous getaways

From the height of luxury in Dubai to a noble Scottish castle, you won’t find hideaways more distinctive than these

5 Dec 2015

Cecil the Lion’s noble sacrifice

His shooting by an American dentist has reminded the world that big-game trophy hunting is essential for the survival of African wildlife

5 Dec 2015
The Milky Way over Methoni. GETTY IMAGES.

On a remote outpost of the Peloponnese, this could be a blueprint to revive the Greek tourist trade

At Costa Navarino, they seem to have found a winning formula which actually pays its way

5 Dec 2015