Oct 22, 2014

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Diwali and eight other spectacular r...

Diwali and eight other spectacular religious festivals worldwide

The world’s religious festivals can be among the most exuberant and...

Oct 21, 2014

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In pictures: 10 airports you’d...

In pictures: 10 airports you’d actually want to get stuck in

Arriving at the airport to find your flight has been delayed can put a real...

Oct 10, 2014

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Decadent Vegas, sky-high Chicago: Ei...

Decadent Vegas, sky-high Chicago: Eight great US cities summed up in a word

Chicago, New Orleans, Vegas, New York: US cities are some of the most...

Oct 8, 2014

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Roam like a Roman… 21 new ways...

Roam like a Roman… 21 new ways to see seven familiar cities

If you think you’ve seen all there is to be seen of some of...

Oct 7, 2014

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Moor, please… the best of Anda...

Moor, please… the best of Andalucia, by road

The biggest challenge in planning a driving tour of Andalucia? What to leave...

Oct 6, 2014

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Tuscan road trip: Beautiful Florence...

Tuscan road trip: Beautiful Florence, the ‘Virgin Mary’s belt’ and that famously wonky tower

With its glowing, mellow landscapes, ancient hilltop towns and the winding...

Oct 2, 2014

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X Factor judges: How to holiday like...

X Factor judges: How to holiday like Simon, Louis and Mel B (well, almost)

It’s the all-important Judges’ Houses round of X Factor this weekend, but...

Oct 1, 2014

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Look up! 12 of the world’s mos...

Look up! 12 of the world’s most awe-inspiring buildings

Neck-cricking skyscrapers, awesome ruined cities, glittering palaces to some...

Sep 29, 2014

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Portugal road trip: Through cork for...

Portugal road trip: Through cork forests and sleepy towns to the sea

This trip starts in Lisbon, Portugal’s atmospheric capital, and leads you...

Sep 25, 2014

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Don’t end up a “beer cor...

Don’t end up a “beer corpse” – how to survive Oktoberfest

Oompah! Feeling steady on your legs? We’re a few days into Oktoberfest...

Sep 24, 2014

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Mulling a Scotland road trip? Take t...

Mulling a Scotland road trip? Take the high road to Kintyre

Pick up a car or camper at Glasgow or Edinburgh airport and allow at least a...

Sep 19, 2014

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Quiz: Are your holidays hip enough?

Quiz: Are your holidays hip enough?

Take our quick and easy travel trends quiz to find out whether you’re a hip...

Sep 18, 2014

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Majorca road trip: from the mountain...

Majorca road trip: from the mountains to the sea

Think of Mallorca, and perhaps you think of out-of-control teens on the...

Sep 18, 2014

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In pictures: 8 unforgettable US road...

In pictures: 8 unforgettable US road trips

America is road trip heaven. Dramatic landscapes, roadside kitsch and...

Sep 9, 2014

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Freedom on wheels: 6 of Europe’...

Freedom on wheels: 6 of Europe’s best self-drive adventures

  Time to get across the Channel and start exploring Europe in your own...

Sep 4, 2014

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Burrata, bellinis and high-waist bik...

Burrata, bellinis and high-waist bikinis… It’s the 2014 bluffer’s guide to holidays

It’s THAT time of year again. The time when smug friends start returning from...

Sep 4, 2014

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8 of the world’s dreamiest lon...

8 of the world’s dreamiest longhaul beaches

With autumn setting in – and winter peeking around the corner – it’ll...

Aug 28, 2014

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October half-term: Five great getawa...

October half-term: Five great getaways in the UK and abroad

If you and your kids are already lamenting the departure of summer, booking a...

Aug 26, 2014

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From Tuscany to Gloucestershire, fiv...

From Tuscany to Gloucestershire, five spectacular autumn scenes

The long days of summer may be on their way out, but autumn heralds the...

Aug 22, 2014

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Uh oh, it’s the ‘status-...

Uh oh, it’s the ‘status-cation’, aka going away just to brag about it on Facebook

So, how much social media juice can you squeeze from a single holiday? A lot,...

Aug 20, 2014

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Kiwi campervan or Japanese ski resor...

Kiwi campervan or Japanese ski resort? 10 great gap year choices

  With A-level results released earlier this month, many students will...

Aug 14, 2014

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Salsa, tango, twerking: How to dance...

Salsa, tango, twerking: How to dance your way around the world

With Strictly Come Dancing returning to our screens this autumn and the...

Aug 12, 2014

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World’s cheapest beer… a...

World’s cheapest beer… and more essential ale info

It’s a great beery love-in, with plenty of (ahem) stout men with...

Aug 11, 2014

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Gap year tips for safer travel

Gap year tips for safer travel

Whether you’re finishing school, in your last year of university, or just...

Aug 8, 2014

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Nine of the world’s sexiest cities (...

Nine of the world’s sexiest cities (and Bedford)

It was really just the spark that lit the fuse. News that the Fifty Shades of...

Aug 6, 2014

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Holiday somewhere different before 2...

Holiday somewhere different before 2014 is out

Research from TravelSupermarket has shown that nearly half (48%) of...

Aug 6, 2014

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10 brilliant ideas for the August ba...

10 brilliant ideas for the August bank holiday

The last bank holiday of the year until Christmas – on  August 25 – is nearly...

Jul 29, 2014

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Top 10 European cities to visit this...

Top 10 European cities to visit this summer

If you’re the type of holidaymaker who prefers the faster pace of city life...

Jul 29, 2014

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Seven travel wonders of the Commonwe...

Seven travel wonders of the Commonwealth

As the 20th Commonwealth Games play out in Glasgow this summer, nearly 6,500...

Jul 23, 2014

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World’s best places for a cycl...

World’s best places for a cycling holiday

Has cycling in Britain ever been hotter – or should that be cooler? Yorkshire...

Jul 22, 2014

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How not to void your travel insuranc...

How not to void your travel insurance

Illness, delayed flights, lost luggage… not the kinds of things you want to...

Jul 17, 2014

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Glasgow Commonwealth Games: Eight to...

Glasgow Commonwealth Games: Eight top things to do when you’re not watching the action

World-class athletes, thrilled onlookers and excited volunteers are pouring...

Jul 9, 2014

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Nine suprisingly cheap destinations ...

Nine suprisingly cheap destinations near you

With the summer holiday season already in full swing, many of us will be...

Jul 8, 2014

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Tee-off time! Five of the world’s be...

Tee-off time! Five of the world’s best places for a golf holiday

Golf fever is mounting among the estimated 4million British players of the...

Jul 7, 2014

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£250 to £2,000 – how far will my tra...

£250 to £2,000 – how far will my travel budget take me?

A lot of us will be asking that eternal holiday question this summer....

Jul 4, 2014

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10 things America does bigger and be...

10 things America does bigger and better than anywhere else

It’s the Fourth of July – the day when the USA celebrates independence from,...

Jul 3, 2014

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In pictures: Europe’s most bea...

In pictures: Europe’s most beautiful beaches

Postcard-perfect beaches? Hawaii’s gorgeous surf-massaged sand...

Jun 27, 2014

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Spain v Turkey: The great holiday tu...

Spain v Turkey: The great holiday tug-of-war

Turkey and Spain: two of the most popular spots on the planet for Brits in...

Jun 24, 2014

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‘About those loos’: The ...

‘About those loos’: The summer festival survival guide

Festival season is about to kick off in the UK with the launch of that...

Jun 20, 2014

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From rooftop flicks to the new East ...

From rooftop flicks to the new East Enders: a London guide for Wimbledon watchers

Wimbledon is looking like another nailbiter this year. Will Andy Murray storm...