England

Exploring the Roman ruins of St Albans

A bustling street market, a patchwork cathedral, wonky townhouses and more history than you can shake a stick at – St Albans is a great day out for a sunny weekend.

Italy

5 must-visit towns in Umbria, Italy

Meals outside in the balmy Italian sun, tiny towns teetering on clifftops… if you’re looking for a beautiful place to explore this summer, you can’t go wrong with Umbria.

Portugal

Why Porto is the perfect group trip destination

Delicious food, cheap drinks, hot sun to bathe in and beautiful streets to explore – all the ingredients you need for a summer holiday with friends.

France

Where to go on your first trip to Paris

The consistently stunning architecture, the unique personality of each arrondissement, the delicious food proudly served by surly waiters – for me, Paris will always be perfect.

England

A Perfect Day in Dorset

A rustic farmyard thatched cottage, ambling walks over rolling green hills, and an easy trip to Lyme Regis beach complete a restorative family day in the country.

Spain

30 places to take your mad family in Majorca

Tapas bars, beautiful stone churches, tiny villages spread over green hills, and long sandy beaches – Majorca is a fab island for big family holidays.

England

Ever stayed in a leisure barn?

The Lane Barton Leisure Barn in North Devon is a slightly crazy but extremely fun holiday for friends or families.

France

The best places to ski and eat in La Rosière, France

Ski into Italy for lunch, schuss down wide stretching pistes, and pause for a Vin chaud in this 1860m resort in the French alps.

5 things you didn’t know you needed on a ski trip

Everyone knows the essential kit you need to go skiing – goggles, jacket, hopefully skis of some kind – but did you know about these?

Croatia

4 days in Dubrovnik, Croatia

Terracotta roofs, boat trips over blue seas, warm sunshine and friendly people make the cultural capital of Croatia an ideal getaway, even if you don’t watch Game of Thrones.

Spain

A Winter Weekend in Seville

Beautiful Moorish architecture, blue skies, delicious food and very reasonable prices make Seville the perfect destination for winter sun.