Travel

Looking out onto a stunning view can make all the difference to your hotel stay. Alice Gråhns looks at three of the best.

 

Five romantic spots for Valentine’s Day

Soneva Jani in the Maldives

From a build-it-yourself igloo in Switzerland to the the “world’s sexiest bedroom” in the Maldives, Chris Carter looks at five of the best places to spend a romantic getaway.

St Helena: a seductively strange holiday

St Helena © Alamy

Scheduled flights are now landing at St Helena’s new airport, says Chris Carter. But getting to the island is still a wild ride.

Three cruises without the crowds

A Turkish gulet

Chris Carter looks at three small, intimate cruises that are perfect for culture seekers.

Cheering tonics to alleviate winter chills

The Aqua Dome in the Austrian Alps

From roaring fires and comfort food in the Cotswolds to a sprawling thermal complex in the Austrian Alps, Alice Gråhns looks at some of the best winter spa breaks.

Take a cruise around Cuba

Car parked by the sea in Cuba © iStock

Cuba is opening up to luxury travel and, as Alice Gråhns explains, there is plenty to see.

Three top destinations for 2018

Elephants in Zimbabwe © iStock

Chris Carter looks at three top destinations off the beaten path to check out in 2018.

A quest for the Northern Lights

Northern Lights in Sweden © Visit Sweden

The Northern Lights are perhaps nature’s most enchanting spectacle. Chris Carter looks at the best places around the world to grab a front-row seat.

Three cosy British breaks

Ston Easton Park

Chris Carter looks at three cosy hotels in Britain in which to escape the winter chill.

Holidays off the beaten piste

Skiiers on a chair-lift made to look like a paraglider

Alice Gråhns looks at some of skiing’s best-kept secrets.

Britain’s best places for Christmas cheer

Edinburgh Christmas market

Chris Carter looks at three of the best places around Britain at which to soak up the festive spirit.

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