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Greek Easter kicks off holiday season

Greek Easter kicks off holiday season

Holiday forecasters are predicting that Greece and Spain are set to enjoy bumper seasons in 2016 and Greek Easter – which is later than the UK’s (Greek Easter Sunday is on 1 May) – is the traditional curtain raiser for arrivals in the Ionian Islands (and the flights are very reasonable).

South Devon's top-ten romantic escapes for two

South Devon's top-ten romantic escapes for two

New research has revealed that South Devon is among the nation's most romantic destination for lovers, with more than one in three citing its romantic appeal as their top reason for visiting and staying in the area.

The best National Trust holidays for 2016

The best National Trust holidays for 2016

Whatever's on your holiday wish-list for 2016 the National Trust has a whole host of inspiring ideas.

After-dark activities in La Plagne

After-dark activities in La Plagne

For many, completing the last run of the day leads to a well-deserved après-ski drink and a bit of a boogie in the local bar.

Living the Gospel announces four new tours for 2016

Living the Gospel announces four new tours for 2016

Celtic pilgrimage specialists Living the Gospel has announced four new tours for 2016; three to the Western Highlands island of Iona and one to Durham in the north east of England to discover The Northern Saints.

Secret Campsite publishes “escapee’s handbook”

The growing network of Secret Campsites, described as the “antidote to glamping”, has published an “escapee’s handbook” which instructs suburban and city dwellers on how to evade the pressures and stresses of modern, tech driven, living – and cope with mobile phone withdrawal symptoms.

Sumak Travel & Cafédirect launch Fair Trade Adventures

Sumak Travel & Cafédirect launch Fair Trade Adventures

Sumak Travel, the UK based social enterprise that specialises in Latin American ecotourism, has partnered with the Cafédirect Producers’ Foundation (CPF) to launch a range of Fair Trade Adventures in Colombia, Costa Rica and Peru.

Romance is well and truly alive in Shakespeare’s England!

Romance is well and truly alive in Shakespeare’s England!

Romance your loved one in the beautiful and romantic setting of Shakespeare’s England over the Valentine’s weekend.

Celebrate Breakfast Week with a ‘Full English’ holiday

Whether you’re a full English type or opt for a trendy smashed avocado on toast with a green smoothie, celebrate Breakfast Week (24-30 January 2016) with leading property letting specialist, holidaycottages.co.uk, for a break filled with brilliant breakfasts.

Enjoy the Tour-de-France from your luxury chalet in Morzine

Enjoy the Tour-de-France from your luxury chalet in Morzine

Summer in the French Alps is always a star attraction but in 2016 there's an event that's drawing even more attention to this beautiful region.

Ten hotels for Star Wars fanatics

Ten hotels for Star Wars fanatics

With the new Star Wars film currently smashing box office records, the desire for a Sci-Fi themed holiday has never been higher.

Brits prefer to celebrate Christmas with a break on the continent

European breaks top the list of Christmas getaways for Brits. Dublin tops our preferred Christmas getaways with almost double the number of flight bookings than Amsterdam which takes second in the list, based on bookings made with CheapOair.co.uk.

Discover the Christmas market in Cannes

Discover the Christmas market in Cannes

For a Christmas market with a difference, why not enjoy a great-value December getaway to the Cote d’Azur?

Sudden arrival of winter sparks surge in summer yacht charter enquiries

Sudden arrival of winter sparks surge in summer yacht charter enquiries

With snow and icy winds making their way across Europe, Mallorca-based easyboats has received a flurry of yacht charter enquiries for summer 2016. Ever-younger and with higher budgets, they seem to be setting the tone for a profitable season.

Viva La Revolucíon: a Musical New Year in Cuba!

Viva La Revolucíon: a Musical New Year in Cuba!

Songlines Music Travel has places on its 16-day small group Viva La Revolución trip to Cuba departing 30 December, which will celebrate all aspects of the vibrant music scene of the Caribbean island, and will be accompanied by Phil Sweeney, author of The Rough Guide to Cuban Music.