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  • 30 thrilling festivals for a sizzling summer

    Whatever your passion in life, there’s a festival in Europe just waiting for you and your friends to get together and enjoy. Whether you’re craving the chance to dance your nights away to world-class acts, sample the best in food and drink, take an art ody…

  • 7 French properties perfectly pitched for football fans

    As the football world gears up for an exciting summer in venues all around France, we’ve sought out some of the finest properties handy for the host stadiums—but also for seeing the local sites and enjoying everything else these dynamic cities have to offe…

  • New Year's Eve Caribbean

    A New Year's Eve break in the Caribbean – besides being a fantastic opportunity to stock up on vitamin D, and maybe flush a little colour into sun-starved British skin (not too much now; don't forget the sunscreen!) – is an excellent way to start off the N…

  • Kensington Dolls’ House Festival 2016

    I may be a travel writer, but I’ve a little hobby on the side – a very little hobby. Collecting and making dolls’ house miniatures can’t be described as social. It’s not the sort of thing you’ll get a clap on the back for at the pub. I’m more likely to be …

  • May Bank Holidays

    Make the most of May by booking a family getaway in Europe. It doesn’t matter how far you choose to roam - from home shores to foreign climes, there are a wealth of holiday options to suit your budget. When travelling in May, you’ll want to pick a destinat…

  • 5 fast Valentine getaways to save your relationship

    Admit it—you almost forgot! But don’t panic—you can still save Valentine’s weekend thanks to our ideas for a spontaneous last-minute getaway in one of Europe’s most romantic cities. There’s something here for every lover’s taste, whether it’s a decadent di…

  • Jubilee of Mercy 2016 events and accommodation

    Calling on Catholics around the world to focus on forgiveness, Pope Francis announced that the Holy Year of Mercy would begin on 8 December 2015, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. The motto of the extraordinary jubilee, Merciful Like the Father, “ser…

  • Big Rugby Tournament 2015

    The scene is set for a memorable sporting spectacle this autumn, as the world’s finest rugby players lock horns at venues across England and Wales. As well as the eagerly anticipated games, there’s plenty to appreciate off the pitch too, as the tournament’…

  • Winter Honeymoon Ideas

    All Weddings are special - memorable and uniquely different in style, colour and season. They feel almost as though they have a personality of their own which is why it is so important to find the right surroundings to have that day that you will never for…

  • Romantic Breaks in England

    Our sublime landscapes offer green, rolling hills, vast forests and dramatic coastlines, and are widely regarded as some of the most romantic settings in Europe. England's array of pretty destinations are just what you need for a romantic break: there was …