Travel and holidays

Forgotten wonders of the world
Baalbek ruins in Lebanon
Travel and holidays

Forgotten wonders of the world

There is plenty to see away from the main tourist trail, says Chris Carter
23 Oct 2020
Get out and enjoy the autumn
Borrowdale, Lake District © Alamy
Travel and holidays

Get out and enjoy the autumn

It’s the season for hikes among the trees and cosy meals in pubs, says Nicole Garcia Merida.
16 Oct 2020
Travel: a cosy weekend in London at No.5 Maddox St
Travel and holidays

Travel: a cosy weekend in London at No.5 Maddox St

Chris Carter enjoys a city break in London, his home town.
9 Oct 2020
Where to take a skiing holiday this winter
Downhill skier © Getty Images/iStockphoto
Travel and holidays

Where to take a skiing holiday this winter

There are still several appealing options for a skiing holiday, despite Covid-19, says Chris Carter.
2 Oct 2020
Four British holiday retreats fit for royalty
Hever Castle © Getty Images/iStockphoto
Travel and holidays

Four British holiday retreats fit for royalty

Settling for a holiday in the UK needn’t mean roughing it, says Chris Carter.
25 Sep 2020
A whistle-stop tour of north Wales
Travel and holidays

A whistle-stop tour of north Wales

Matthew Partridge takes in the country’s charming towns, breathtaking scenery and fascinating ruins.
11 Sep 2020
Five holidays for wine lovers
Travel and holidays

Five holidays for wine lovers

From a Bordeaux-rivalling estate in Surrey to a taste of “fizz and falconry” in Kent. Jasper Spires reports
4 Sep 2020

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Private travel: avoiding the rat race to the Costa del Sol
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Private travel: avoiding the rat race to the Costa del Sol

Luxury travel agents are beginning to seem like the sensible option, says Chris Carter.
28 Aug 2020
Take advantage of the world's deserted tourist hotspots
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Take advantage of the world's deserted tourist hotspots

Popular destinations are more attractive than ever as the crowds stay away. Nicole Garcia Merida reports
21 Aug 2020
Island hopping across the Mediterranean
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Island hopping across the Mediterranean

Chris Carter finds some oases of tranquillity for the summer holidays
17 Aug 2020
The charms of a trip on a canal
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The charms of a trip on a canal

You have no choice but to slow down and enjoy yourself on Britain’s waterways. Chris Carter reports
7 Aug 2020
The best places to take a swim on the wild side
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The best places to take a swim on the wild side

With indoor pools closed until recently, people have been taking to wild swimming. Chris Carter reports.
28 Jul 2020
Five of the best alternative camping sites
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Five of the best alternative camping sites

From an open-air bed in Devon to a peaceful retreat by the coast in Wales.
24 Jul 2020
Six hidden spots around Britain and Ireland
Travel and holidays

Six hidden spots around Britain and Ireland

Find some peace and quiet in some of the UK's most secluded spots. Chris Carter reports.
17 Jul 2020
Four Airbnb bookings as seen on TV
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Four Airbnb bookings as seen on TV

The small screen has lent added glamour to these luxury apartments. Chris Carter reports.
10 Jul 2020
Three quiet destinations to consider as the rush to the airports begins
Travel and holidays

Three quiet destinations to consider as the rush to the airports begins

As quarantine restrictions are lifted for many destinations, the summer holiday is now back on the agenda, says Chris Carter.
3 Jul 2020
Beware these post-Covid travel insurance traps
Travel insurance

Beware these post-Covid travel insurance traps

Post-Covid-19 travel-insurance policies are riddled with exemptions, says Ruth Jackson-Kirby.
27 Jun 2020
Four of the best beaches in England
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Four of the best beaches in England

Blow away the quarantine cobwebs with a visit to the coast. Nicole Garcia Merida reports
26 Jun 2020
Three coronavirus-free retreats for when the lockdown ends
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Three coronavirus-free retreats for when the lockdown ends

Want to escape to a world free of viral fears? Chris Carter shows where to head when the airports open
19 Jun 2020
Oualidia: a peaceful retreat on Morocco's Atlantic coast
Travel and holidays

Oualidia: a peaceful retreat on Morocco's Atlantic coast

Morocco’s Atlantic coast is a beautiful spot for a post-lockdown escape, says Chris Carter
12 Jun 2020
Don’t count on a holiday abroad this year
Personal finance

Don’t count on a holiday abroad this year

With travel firms offering big discounts, people have rushed to grab a bargain. But it is unlikely Britons will be able to holiday overseas this year.
5 Jun 2020
An undiscovered gem in Mauritius
Travel and holidays

An undiscovered gem in Mauritius

Chris Carter is impressed with a new five-star resort on the southern, less developed part of the island
5 Jun 2020