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Three of Europe’s prettiest villages

Three of Europe’s prettiest villages

Chris Carter goes in search of the continent’s best quiet hamlets and pastoral stopovers.


Holidays on Britain’s waterways

White Moth wherry yacht

Britain’s canals and rivers, once busy with industry,  are now used for more leisurely purposes.

Surrealism in Barcelona

Hotel Claris, Barcelona

Let the great Salvador Dalí introduce you to the Catalan capital, says Chris Carter.

Four trips into the mountains

Everest base camp © Getty Images

The roads less travelled take you through landscapes of dramatic beauty. Alice Gråhns reports.

Polar opposites: holidays in the Arctic and the Antarctic

The Northern Lights above a teepee

Arctic or Antarctic: which of the extremes is better for adventurous travellers? Chris Carter compares the north and south poles.

Spa holidays for mind and body

Katie Brooks looks at three far-off – and one not so far-off – spa retreats.

The Amalfi coast: an Instagrammer's paradise

Hotel Santa Caterina in Amalfi

Forget Marrakesh, the real Instagrammer’s paradise is Italy’s Amalfi coast, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

Three dream holidays for nature lovers

Castara Retreats in Tobago

From São Tomé and Principe – “Africa’s Galápagos” – to turtle habitats in Tobago, Alice Gråhns reports on some secluded holidays for nature lovers.

Three sanctuaries by the sea

Providencia © Getty images

Escape the bustle of everyday life on one of these overlooked island retreats. Chris Carter reports.

Shipshape in Croatia

Kevin Cook-Fielding finds his sea legs for a sailing tour of the Dalmatian islands

Where the hippest city-goers hang out

Paris, Latin Quarter © Alamy

Chris Carter explores three rising districts in Sydney, Paris and Hong Kong.

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