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Time to get back in the saddle: Cycling in the Cultural Heart of Germany

Time to get back in the saddle: Cycling in the Cultural Heart of Germany

Not a beach bum? Bit of an active type? The Cultural Heart of Germany region of Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia might be the right summer holiday destination for you then, offering thousands of miles of cycling trails - off the beaten track and with the added bonus of cultural sites and picturesque towns along the way.

Explore Namibia on horseback with Ranch Rider

Explore Namibia on horseback with Ranch Rider

Experience the raw beauty of Namibia on horseback and journey through an untamed landscape with riding holiday specialist, Ranch Rider.

Experience real coastal culinary as St Ives Food and Drink Festival returns with a splash

Experience real coastal culinary as St Ives Food and Drink Festival returns with a splash

Now in its sixth year, the hotly anticipated St Ives Food and Drink Festival, sponsored by Carbis Bay Holidays and Tregenna Castle Resort, is returning with an even better programme.

Get Fast & Furious in Abu Dhabi

Get Fast & Furious in Abu Dhabi

Racing enthusiasts and adrenaline junkies will no doubt be dashing to see Furious 7 which has just hit the big screen staring Hollywood hunk Vin Diesel.

Roman extravaganza on offer from Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway

Roman extravaganza on offer from Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway

Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway’s stations will become amphitheatres for legions of visitors wishing to explore Roman history on May 2 and 3 – or, to put it in context, II-V-MMXV – III-V-MMXV – as the 15-inch narrow gauge railway transports families back to Roman times.

Cricket vs currencies at the World Cup

As has already been noted, Ashes victories for England or Australia can have a marked effect on the financial markets in either country, as euphoria adds to risk appetite among investors.

Caledonian sleeper to Fort William and Mallaig holiday

Caledonian sleeper to Fort William and Mallaig holiday

The Caledonia sleeper is perhaps one of Britain's most iconic rail journeys and over the last 12 months has seen new ownership and numerous operational changes.

Philadelphia warms up for a festival season filled with music, malt and muggles

Philadelphia warms up for a festival season filled with music, malt and muggles

Between May and October 2015, a host of festivals will draw crowds to the 'Birthplace of America' to sample the city's eclectic outdoor cultural offering and Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau has rounded-up a pick of the best festivals on offer.

Cycling on the rise in Asia

Far East specialists Bamboo Travel have noticed a rise in demand for cycling day trips on their bespoke tours of Asia. Their intrepid clients are increasingly keen on exploring rural areas in a more intimate, personal and relaxed way – and keep fit at the same time.

Enjoy a culture break in the region of Murcia this spring

Enjoy a culture break in the region of Murcia this spring

Culture lovers seeking to immerse themselves in history this spring can take advantage of some fantastic breaks to the Spanish Region of Murcia – with a seven-night holiday for two people with flights available from just £660.

Time to shoot to thrill with a walking photography tour

Time to shoot to thrill with a walking photography tour

If the selfie is becoming a bit of a yawn, then now is the ideal time to sharpen up those photo shooting skills before the holiday season with a walking photography tour.

Cadiz: A golf tour with a difference

Cadiz: A golf tour with a difference

The powers that be at Great Golf Adventures have one thing in common; they all love adventure travel and they all love a round of golf!Hence, great Golf Adventures, which does what it says on the tin, combining busy itineraries to get under the skin of the destination interspersed with rounds of golf at some of the world’s most interesting and picturesque courses, many in spectacular settings.

Discover mystical Myanmar

Discover mystical Myanmar

Specialist operator Travel The Unknown has reduced the price of its small group Mystical Myanmar trip departing 20 July by £200 pp.

The Spanish yacht charter market is back

The Spanish yacht charter market is back

“The crisis is over and the Spanish yacht charter market is back.” These are the words of Lorenzo Vila, Director of 25-year-established easyboats, the first motoryacht charter company in Mallorca.

Mountain biking - The new everything

Mountain biking - The new everything

We have all got used to the idea that grey is the new black and that chicken tikka masala is the new staple meal, but the idea that mountain biking has become the new golf takes a bit more getting used to.