Two consecutive boughts of the flu, bad weather and unlucky timing, redeemed by pretty canals and delicious Dutch gouda cheese tasting… may your trip be better than ours.
With baroque churches and Moorish castles, pastel painted buildings and historic tramways, not to mention a plethora of day trip options, there’s plenty to do in Lisbon.
Lounging by the pool in the sun, exploring mountaintop castles and photographing beautiful ruins – this is a destination for heat and history.
Just outside the historic walled city of Famagusta in North Cyprus lies this once flourishing seaside resort, abandoned and left to rot.
The golden chandeliers of the Hall of Mirrors, the 1.5km long Grand Canal, and the hidden gems in the maze-like hedges – Versailles is a historically interesting and aesthetically stunning day out.
Surfing and sunsets, breathtaking mountain hikes, camping under the desert stars, and navigating the bustling medina… Laura’s Moroccan honeymoon is perfect for adventurous newlyweds.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.