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A short hop to paradise

A short hop to paradise

03 September 2013

Why was I, a committed aero-phobe, boarding a light aircraft for an early morning trip to France? I’m anxious enough about travelling on the big birds

Dreamland return a step closer

Dreamland return a step closer

05 August 2013

Dreamland is a step closer to returning to Margate as Thanet District Council move forwards in the process.

Where to go for the ultimate European escape

Where to go for the ultimate European escape

01 August 2013

If you are fortunate enough to be able to go on a long summer holiday, use our guide to the perfect European destinations to while away the days.

Historic Wiltshire countryside on your doorstep

Historic Wiltshire countryside on your doorstep

30 July 2013

Swindon is well known for trains, Billie Piper and the "Magic Roundabout" but here are some hidden Wiltshire gems.

Welcome to Benidorm... yes, really!

Welcome to Benidorm... yes, really!

30 July 2013

Everyone knows Benidorm's reputation for boozing, but we discovered some attractions off the beaten track.

A park that’s not prehistoric

 A park that’s not prehistoric

30 July 2013

Looking for a short break that appeals to three generations, Karina Barker thinks she may have found the answer on the North Devon Coast.

There’s a reason why they call their hometown ‘Legenderry’.

There’s a reason why they call their hometown ‘Legenderry’.

30 July 2013

A dozen monks ride Segways through the crowds. Amelia Earhart’s plane wobbles overhead. In the distance an enormous dragon slowly swims up the river.

TRAVEL SPECIAL: Singing the blues in Norway

TRAVEL SPECIAL: Singing the blues in Norway

25 July 2013

The world’s northern-most botanical garden lies covered in snow for much of the year before bursting into life throughout the bright summer months.

A refreshing alternative to the traditional holiday park

A refreshing alternative to the traditional holiday park

24 July 2013

If your family likes a touch of adventure and the taste of outdoors, then Kelling Heath is a great place for you.

Teddy Bears' Picnic a great success

Teddy Bears' Picnic a great success

23 July 2013

Warm dry weather, plenty of well-dressed furry friends and lots of happy children helped make the Teddy Bears’ Picnic a big success on Saturday.

Emilia Romagna, Italy

 Emilia Romagna, Italy

12 July 2013

Anyone who travels from Venice to Florence on a grand tour of Italy is missing out if they don’t stop off in Emilia Romagna.

London shopping break

London shopping break

08 July 2013

The Holiday Inn London Stratford City is the perfect base for a shopping break

Hotel Xenia gets 5-star rating in our review

Hotel Xenia gets 5-star rating in our review

24 May 2013

Its famous neighbour, Alfred Hitchcock, might have cut a slimmer figure had Hotel Xenia been around during his residency.

The ideal British seaside destination

The ideal British seaside destination

30 April 2013

The Bunn Leisure park, in Selsey, with a host of free activities and entertainment programme, offers something for the whole family.

Go west to a land of dreams

Go west to a land of dreams

30 April 2013

A visit to the west coast of Ireland proves the people are as friendly as the scenery is dramatic.

Try the Cote d'Opale for a taste of excellence

Try the Cote d'Opale for a taste of excellence

29 April 2013

If you think Paris is the only place in France for gourmet cooking and chic hotels, think again.

No question to stay or not to stay

No question to stay or not to stay

29 April 2013

There is no shortage of historic attractions to honour Shakespeare in the great writer's home town of Stratford-upon-Avon.

Brave the elements... see the beauty!

Brave the elements... see the beauty!

29 April 2013

The Yorkshire Dales is a land of huge contrasts and great beauty... but take a brolly.

Big Cheese joins new gastronomic haven

Big Cheese joins new gastronomic haven

29 April 2013

Cheese expert Philippe Olivier is helping Brits savour the true flavours of France at a Calais store.

Calais... not just a getaway to the sun

Calais... not just a getaway to the sun

29 April 2013

Stunning food, rich history and shopping. And just a short hop from Kent. Norman Smith thought he knew it all about Calais...

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