Sailing the Scottish Highlands with Fred.Olsen

Sitting in a hot tub in the pouring rain may seem a bit odd - but when you are on a ship’s deck sailing through the highlands of Scotland it’s an experience not to be missed.

The view from the Hotel Zum Stadttor.

Travel: Austrian hills are alive with sound of great adventure...

There are two things that have made me fall in love with Austria over the years – the jaw-dropping scenery and the friendly people.

Travel: So much to see and do during whistle-stop tour of Italy...

We sat on the steps of Rome's Trevi Fountain - the newly groomed marble horses glistening in spring sunshine - and clutched coins in our left hands to throw over our right shoulders.
Who fancies a trip to the Seychelles?

BA to launch non-stop flights to the Seychelles

British Airways is to launch the UK's only non-stop flights to the Seychelles.


Alex Neill: What to do when disaster strikes - advice to anyone caught up in hurricane chaos

The destruction that severe weather events have wrought across parts of America and the Caribbean over the last two weeks has been horrific to behold.

Azura docked in picturesque Geiranger.

Travel: All aboard Azura to enjoy the fairytale fjords...

Glistening lakes, cascading waterfalls, emerald valleys and majestic snow-capped mountains – the best way to breathe in the fairytale beauty of the Norwegian Fjords is up close and personal, sailing through the very heart of them.
The magical Diagon Alley in Universals Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Travel: A spellbinding journey into a world of thrills and adventure at Universal Resort in Florida

Snow-covered roofs and bustling streets greeted us as we stepped down from the train, across the platform and into the village of Hogsmead.

28% of adults find it "impossible" to enjoy a holiday without alcohol, according to a new study. Pic: PA.

Boozy Brits find it impossible to enjoy a holiday without alcohol

More than a quarter of adults find it "impossible" to enjoy a holiday without alcohol, according to a new study.

Ryanair is ending its policy of allowing non-priority passengers to have two items of hand luggage. Pic: PA.

Ryanair changes luggage allowances to help cut flight delays

Ryanair is ending its policy of allowing non-priority passengers to have two items of hand luggage.

Utility firms face hourly charges while they complete roadworks.

Utility firms face hourly charges for digging up busy roads

Utility companies would be charged by the hour for digging up busy roads in England under Government proposals.

Connaught Village in London

London review: 9 places to try in Connaught Village + win first class Grand Central rail tickets

Where’s all the tourists? The aggressive honk of taxi horns? The throng of shoppers? I thought to myself on a stroll through Connaught Village.

Badger Lakes in Northumberland

Enjoying a family break at Badger Lakes in Northumberland

Investing in precious time with your family and making memories to last a lifetime is what life is about.
Breakfast on the terrace at Hotel Madrid.

Travel: Like drinking a fine wine, there’s much to savour in the Eternal City

Rome wasn’t built in a day ... and you shouldn’t even think of seeing it in a day.
Relaxing was the order of the day in the Chambers Club.

Travel: First-class stay amid five-star luxury that’s had a Renaissance...

We’re in a cathedral, surely – surrounded by soaring arches, stained-glass windows, carved stone and intricate mosaic floors.

One of the luxury lodges.

Travel: No complaints to lodge after great Lakes break that ticks all the boxes

Coastal location and country life combine in sophisticated shape of luxury lodges at this superior staycation accommodation.

Airport security

One in ten UK holidaymakers stopped at airports due to misplaced electronic items

More than one in ten UK holidaymakers have misplaced an electronic device in their luggage, resulting in them being stopped by airport security, according to a new report.

Ryanair is calling for airports to limit the sale of alcohol to passengers

Airports asked to limit the amount of alcohol sold to passengers before flights

An airline is demanding UK airports limit the amount passengers can drink before boarding flights.

Budgeting well can help you make it through the holidays without blowing all your cash.

How good budgeting can help you save money for the school holidays

The school summer holidays are a tough time financially for families.
It's easy to end up paying over the odds for car hire on holiday.

Eight ways to avoid falling victim to a holiday car hire con

The past few weeks have been filled with horror stories about car hire traumas abroad.

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