Why the Costa Dorada is topping our 2018 holiday list

Hidden coves, sleek marinas and Michelin-starred restaurants – the Costa Dorada has got to be one of the most exciting destinations in Europe right now. Despite its reputation as a typical bucket-and-spade-style holiday (nothing wrong with that), there is actually a lot more to this stretch of Golden Catalonian coast…

Looking for holiday inspiration? Let’s talk about the magic of Malta…

Promotional feature with Jet2holidays Nestled in the sparkling Mediterranean Sea just south of Sicily, Malta forms an archipelago of islands with Gozo and Comino. If you’ve never been, now’s the time to put it on your holiday to-do list. Apart from picturesque coves and beautiful beaches, it has impressive architecture,…

Six reasons you need to go to Turkey right now

Forgotten grottoes, platinum beaches, ancient shopping bazaars and shared mezze…what else do you need this summer? Sun? Yes, it’s got that too. Turkey is a beguiling country, and just a 4-hour plane ride from London, it has more to offer than you might think…

The gross reason you should stop using the hotel hairdryer…

When you’re on holiday it’s natural to want to take all the necessary precautions against getting sick before or during your trip. This might involve steering clear of runny-nosed colleagues or only drinking bottled water once you land. Nothing is too much if it means having a well-rested break where…

An Italian town has a drinking fountain that dispenses FREE red wine!

We all need to take a minute to sit back and appreciate the genius of this idea. In a small town in Italy, there’s a red wine dispensing drinking fountain – and it’s open 24/7! Picture this, you’re out on a cultural exploration in a beautiful, warm country in Europe.…

Toot toot! All aboard the Gin Express!

Think all the glitz and glamour of the Orient Express. With gin. Yes, you heard us right, after the success of the gin hotel, the gin cruise and even the gin school, the latest gin-ovation (sorry, we couldn’t resist) is a gin-themed vintage train that will roll into Victoria Station…

Holiday like the Queen

The Queen may have devoted the last 63 years of her life to serving her kingdom and people, but that doesn’t mean that Her Majesty hasn’t made time for a little rest occasionally! Being in the public eye, with so many offical events to attend, knighthoods to award, and letters…