Travel: Anyone for tennis? Serving up a great sporting break in Murcia sunshine...

La Manga Club, in the Spanish region of Murcia, markets itself as one of the best leisure resorts in the world, and it’s not difficult to see why.
Time honoured trademark tradition, tempered by celebration of the craic.

Travel: Dublin is a must for craicing adventure made for stout hearts

Hi, my name’s Chris, I’m a craic addict.

Luxurious afternoon tea at Burj Khalifa.

Travel: Amazing sights and heights in the immaculate jewel of the Middle East

Intrigued was the word I always used when talking about going to Dubai.
Families on all inclusive holiday packages are spending hundreds of pounds on extra items, say researchers. Pic: PA.

Families on all-inclusive holidays are spending a fortune on extras, say researchers

Families on all-inclusive holiday packages are spending hundreds of pounds on extra items, according to new research.

Keukenhof Gardens come alive in Spring

Guide to Holland’s Keukenhof gardens + win a DFDS mini cruise worth £300

Tulips as far as the eye can see in a kaleidoscope of colours is the sun-drenched spectacle which greets you at Keukenhof.

An artist's impression of the new observation wheel, nicknamed the Whey Aye, planned for Newcastle. Pic: World Wheel Company.

Whey Aye! Europe's biggest wheel could be new riverside landmark

Plans have been announced to build Europe's biggest observation wheel in Newcastle - dubbed the Whey Aye.
The Fallbarrow holiday homes border the eastern shore of Windermere.

Travel: Fantastic family adventures on the picturesque shores of Windermere

For one reason or another, taking a family trip to explore the splendour of the Lake District had always eluded us.

Serenity Spa at Seaham Hall

Review: Spa day deal and lunch at Seaham Hall’s Serenity Spa

Checking in for a day at Serenity Spa is like checking out from the daily grind.

Eating Out

Hays Travel staff eye up holidays as they celebrate company’s cash bonus windfall

There were whoops of delight as travel agency staff were told their boss would be awarding them a cash bonus - with of them planning to treat themselves to a holiday.

Watching the Wachirathan Falls in Doi Angka aka Doi Inthanon National Park.

Travel: Exciting sights, culture and food on a budget that tastes good, too

Thailand remains a long-standing favourite with UK travellers – for many good reasons.

REVIEW: Blackpool - something for everyone, come rain or shine!

For this single mum and teenage daughter, the opportunity to spend some quality time together is few and far between, so when we were offered the chance of a weekend break to Blackpool we jumped at it, and it was non-stop laughter and fun from start to finish.

Ongoing and upcoming roadworks in the Sunderland area include the following:

Roadworks latest: Where to expect delays on Wednesday, May 9, across Sunderland

Ongoing and upcoming roadworks in the Sunderland area include the following:

The Kilty family from Penshaw with Richard Knight from Newcastle International Airport.

Family get a holiday bonus as Newcastle Airport celebrates start of summer

One lucky family were given an unexpected holiday bonus as they jetted off from Newcastle International Airport.

Houghton and Hetton
Jet2 has launched two new summer destinations from Newcastle Airport. Harry Potter actor Stanislav Yevetski, centre.

Jet2 announces new summer routes from Newcastle Airport - find out where

Two brand new destinations have been announced for next summer from Newcastle Airport.
Views from the Coniston Hotel.

Travel: Postcard-perfect Coniston shows off the very best bits of Yorkshire

Sometimes, you just want to get away from it all and jump into an entirely different world.

Where to visit in Israel.

Travel: 10 great reasons to visit the 'Land of Creation'

Lauded as the Land of Creation, Israel offers the perfect opportunity to follow in our forebears’ sand-blasted footsteps.
Staying Cool apartments at Rotunda.

Travel: Staying cool but you will never go hungry in the UK’s second city

As the Beast from the East swept across the country, I was a little worried about whether we’d actually make it to Birmingham for our hotly-anticipated first city break of the year.
Fancy a last-minute trip?

10 amazing destinations you can fly to in April from Newcastle airport for under £45

The weather in the UK is slowly improving, but if you’re bored of the same four walls and perhaps want to venture to somewhere with a warmer climate, then there are a wide variety of last minute trips available this month, all from Newcastle Airport.

The picturesque Warwick Castle.

Travel: More to conquer in Warwickshire than poetry and Medieval fortress

Man the ramparts – an order that will surely have filled the defenders of Warwick Castle with dread.

A stroll on the beach.

Travel: There’s so much more to Jersey than its wealth of culinary riches

For a tiny island, Jersey is blessed with a wealth of fantastic culinary delights

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