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Fine dining in Hampshire and Berkshire

20 October 2015

Debbie Neech enjoys a gourmet break across two counties at the Epicurean Collection of inns


Zante Town, the port and capital of Zakynthos

13 October 2015

The KM's youngest reporter, Joshua Coupe, took a lads’ holiday to the Greek island of Zante.

Getting up close to history in Berlin

The symbol of Berlin - the Brandenburg Gate

20 September 2015

Exciting, edgy and full of fun. Berlin is a dynamic city with a rich past. Mary Graham explains how to uncover it on a short break.

Home, sweet homeland

The sheep dotted moorland of Northumberland

27 August 2015

Never having considered a holiday on home shores, Jeff Fuidge discovers the beauty of Northumberland moorlands and the perfect black pudding.

A Scandinavian fairytale

Sofiero Castle, a former royal summer home in Sweden

07 August 2015

Kiran Kaur discovered there's more to Scandinavia than the Norwegian Fijords aboard cruise ship Magellan.

The hotel where the corner shop is Harrods

The spacious superior room

05 August 2015

Chic decor, touches of luxury and minutes from the world-famous department store, the Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel is ideal for a weekend in Knightsbridge.

Low-key, fuss-free

29 July 2015

If you’d rather have low-key and fuss-free when looking for a hotel then the Hoxton Holborn might be for you. Lisa Daniels went for the weekend

Tower's future uncertain as trust folds

The collection was found at Hadlow Tower. Picture: English Heritage

29 July 2015

An iconic building that underwent a £4.2million restoration and is rented by holidaymakers is facing an uncertain future.

London Hilton on Park Lane ticks all the boxes

The view from the Park Lane suite at the London Hilton on Park Lane

13 July 2015

The London Hilton on Park Lane is the stuff of childhood Monopoly dreams. But unlike the classic boardgame and its epic battles, everyone’s a winner.

Beer you can even bathe in

The Vltava river back towards Prague old town. Picture: Matt Leclere

06 July 2015

There's far more to Prague than the reputation of Brits on their stag dos as we found out during a weekend break in the Czech capital.


Provence: a French reverie brought to life

A field of lavender in full bloom on the way to the town of Apt in northern Luberon

02 July 2015

Delicious food, quality wine, beautiful countryside: Aix-en-Provence in southern France provides an intoxicating blend of all three.

A Greek haven largely undiscovered by western masses

The bay at Myrina

29 June 2015

The Greek Island that has stayed true to its past, let the slow rhythm of Lemnos life earn its place amongst your most fond holiday memories.


Liverpool never let me down

The Albert Dock in Liverpool.

29 June 2015

The long and winding road eventually led us to Liverpool, a city that spawned a whole musical revolution

Beautiful way to escape the stresses of daily life

Ox Pasture Hall Country House Hotel

11 May 2015

How does a romantic break in one of Britain’s most beautiful settings, away from the stress and madness of everyday life, strike you?

Island's real sense of history

The harbour between Sliema and St Julians.

01 May 2015

Old and modern traditions are blending together in Malta - as Mary Graham found out during a family holiday.

Let Dubrovnik work its magic on you

The bathroom at one of the Hotel Excelsior's suites

08 April 2015

Known as the 'Pearl of the Adriatic' a break to Dubrovnik brings you into close contact with medieval history, sparkling clear seas and hot weather


Devon — More than a weekend break

Gemma Constable and daughter Tate Cunningham, six, in Exeter's Underground Tunnels

07 April 2015

Devon. Beautiful beaches, Dartmoor, cream teas and a four and a half hour drive – if you’re lucky!

Holiday hell as mum finds 'blood and mould' in room

Tierney Hinde with her son Presley

30 March 2015

A mum says she was disgusted to find mould, stains and blood spatters in a holiday park apartment when she took her son on their first family getaway.


New York's Archer Hotel is bang on target

The welcoming entrance at Archer Hotel, NYC

08 March 2015

Looking for somewhere special to stay in New York City? We've traipsed the sidewalks in search of a sample of Manhattan's chic stays.

Luxury in the heart of Oxford

06 March 2015

Debbie Neech discovers the many sights of Oxford, including a rather impressive bathroom in the stylish Vanbrugh House Hotel

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