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Christmas and New Year

London's top destination for Chinese New Year 2013

London's top destination for Chinese New Year 2013

A perennial Chinese New Year favourite for Londoners, this year an overnight stay at Dorchester Collection’s iconic British hotel, The Dorchester, will secure a guaranteed dinner reservation at China Tang at The Dorchester.

‘Silver travellers’ enjoy festive cheer at Christmas markets

‘Silver travellers’ enjoy festive cheer at Christmas markets

Christmas markets, whether experienced at home or abroad, have never been more popular.

Spend New Year in Looe, Cornwall

Spend New Year in Looe, Cornwall

Nothing beats going away with a group of friends or another family (or two!) for New Year and Looe & Polperro Holidays still has plenty of choice for those who have yet to book including.

Celebrate New Year in Michelin starred style in Italy

Celebrate New Year in Michelin starred style in Italy

Lefay Resort & Spa, overlooking Italy's Lake Garda will be celebrating the start of 2013 in style with a gala dinner cooked by one of Italy's top chefs.

It's a Costa del Christmas - Spain top destination for Christmas Week

Brits fleeing the UK for the Christmas holidays are opting for a festive fiesta over the traditional white Christmas, swapping mulled wine for sangria and Christmas pud for paella in the Costas.

Festive frolics with Amari Christmas packages

With December upon us and Christmas festivities in full swing, why not escape it all and experience a Christmas with a difference.

Plan a Red Hot Highland Hogmanay!

Plan a Red Hot Highland Hogmanay!

For an authentic Scottish New Year experience, look no further than the capital city of the Highlands - the spiritual home of Hogmanay!

Monarch adds thousands of seats for Christmas and New Year

Monarch is adding thousands of seats to its existing flying programme over Christmas and New Year due to a huge rise in demand for flights from customers wanting to escape the UK for some winter sun.

Ring in the New Year at the electrifying NYE Dublin Festival

Ring in the New Year at the electrifying NYE Dublin Festival

It promises to be one hell of a party! Dublin will take centre stage for a sensational New Year's Eve Festival heralding the start of The Gathering Ireland 2013, a year-long celebration of all things Irish. And you are invited to be part of it!

Enjoy Christmas Catalonia-style

Enjoy Christmas Catalonia-style

For a great value festive city escape this December, look no further than a short break in Barcelona with Eurocamp.

Start dreaming of a white (sand) Christmas at Lizard Island

Start dreaming of a white (sand) Christmas at Lizard Island

Lizard Island’s new Executive Chef Anthony Healy is preparing a week-long culinary Christmas season celebration this year.

Looking for unique Christmas gifts? Head to the European markets

As the European-style Christmas markets start appearing in British towns and cities, research has revealed that 85 per cent of Brits have never travelled abroad to experience the real thing.

Christmas market doubles Dusseldorf's joy of "Longest Bar in the World"

Christmas market doubles Dusseldorf's joy of "Longest Bar in the World"

Dusseldorf's Altstadt (Old Town) is known as the "Longest Bar in the World" - with more than 260 bars, pubs, and restaurants in under a square mile.

The Madison in Washington DC readies for the festive season

With special packages, cocktails that give back and a festive holiday tree, there’s no better place to be than at the newly renovated Madison hotel in central Washington DC.

Wintertime in Frankfurt

Wintertime in Frankfurt

Culinary highlights may be found at virtually every turn during the Frankfurt Christmas Market, which starts on 26th November.