Seville service opportunity to sample cultural celebration

Culture vultures can now easily enjoy Lonely Planet’s 2018 top destination.
A hippo in Liwonde National Park. PA Photo/Sarah Marshall.

Travel review: Safari in Malawi

Responsible for the world’s biggest elephant translocation, Malawi is shaping up to be 2018’s hottest new safari destination, says Sarah Marshall.

Table Mountain and colourful houses.

Travel: An enthralling African adventure that will live long in the memory

The first film I saw in cinemascope as a young boy was called Shaka.

Wilberforce House in Hull was commended for its welcoming atmosphere

Visit England reveals Yorkshire's best attractions

Visit England has announced it is awarded 13 Yorkshire 'attractions accolades' in recognition of the best visitor experiences in the region.

Art Noveau Stairs in the Stadtpark.

Travel: Vienna - the cool capital suited for all ages, budgets and varied tastes

It is a burgeoning city with sights-a-plenty, slick public transport and a culture and music scene that’s surely among the world’s best.

Becici against a backdrop of sea and mountains. PIC: PA

Travel review: Montenegro - the new hot ticket

Jaw-dropping scenery, amazing history and massive portions of delicious, affordable food make Montenegro the place to explore in 2018. Noreen Barr discovers more.

Cordoba in Andalucia.

Travel review: Moorish tastes in Andalucia

Looking for a winter escape? Head to the Spanish region of Andalucia says Adam Jacot de Boinod.

Paramedics attend a wounded man after a shooting broke out in Macerata, Italy. (Guido Picchio/ANSA via AP)

Foreigners targeted in drive-by shootings in Italy

A lone gunman has opened fire on foreigners in drive-by shootings in a central Italian city, wounding an undisclosed number of people before being arrested, police said.

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Long Ashes Park.

Travel: Enjoy living a life of luxury - just for the weekend - in Yorkshire Dales

The sun rose slowly over the North Yorkshire moors as we looked out of the windows of our luxury lodge.
The outdoor vitality pool

Travel review: An escape from reality at a snowy Staffordshire spa

There’s something really rather decadent about relaxing in an outdoor pool, warmed to a toasty 30 degrees, sipping a cocktail - and feeling droplets of snow fall on your face.

Copenhagen style: 
Red striped Bardot sweater in 100 per cent cashmere, �140, by Pure Collection at

Fashion: Stylish city breaks 2018 ... where to go, what to wear

Make 2018 the year of travelling stylishly. Stephanie Smith checks in on must-have trends and key pieces for short city breaks.

Monastir Beach, in the Sahel area.

Travel: Tunisia is back on the tourist map and well worth a visit during 2018

Tunisian tourist chiefs breathed a collective sigh of relief when one of Britain’s favourite holiday resorts was taken off the “Don’t Go” list late last year.

The stylish Absalon Hotel on Helgolandsgade, Vesterbro.

Travel: Keep on running in stylish and cosmopolitan Danish capital

A large chunk of our great continent which has eluded me until now is Scandanavia, so when I took the plunge and decided to visit Copenhagen, in a country thought to be one of the happiest in the world, I couldn’t wait to get there.

How to purchase the perfect European property

Looking to purchase a property in idyllic Portugal, sunny Spain or captivating Cape Verde in 2018?

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Travel warning: Station closed as fire crews tackle huge blaze

Fifty firefighters are tackling a large blaze at Nottingham station.

Les Charmettes.

Travel: Park yourself in the Charente for a family-friendly French getaway

For years, the UK’s love affair with France has been conducted largely in three distinct, and very different, locations – Brittany, the Riviera and the Alps.

The infinity hot tub at Coniston's spa

Travel review: Enjoy a proper Yorkshire getaway at Coniston Hotel Country Estate and Spa

​Sometimes, you just want to get away from it all and jump into an entirely different world.
Ryanair is changing its baggage rules

New Ryanair baggage rules: What you need to know about the changes

Ryanair is introducing new baggage rules from Monday.

A BA flight lands at Leeds Bradford Airport.

Leeds Bradford Airport dismay as BA reduces Heathrow flights

Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) has criticised British Airways (BA) after the airline has decided to reduce the number of weekly flights to Heathrow from 20 to 10 in each direction.

Triple Bridge, Ljubljana.

Travel review: Slovenia and its picturesque capital Ljubljana

Looking for a quick getaway in 2018? Head to Slovenia and its picturesque capital Ljubljana, says Paul Kirkwood.

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