You're allowed to drink wine, you stay in a manor house, get an hour-long massage every day, eat delicious gourmet vegan food ...
There is something about taking a train journey across the European Alps that can melt the heart of even the most hardened traveller.
Sometime ago I was asked if I could go to Saudi Arabia. This was not the first time I have travelled somewhere new, and it won’t be the last. I would not have wanted to miss the weird and wonderful things I've encountered in my travels.
A group of eight snowboarders, we wedged our boards and bags into a van in Belgrade last winter and set off on a two-week, 2,000km road trip around Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
There is something about Old San Juan that makes drinking rum at 11am seem a perfectly acceptable activity.
It's mid-November and a sharp westerly is slicing through the carpark at East Wittering beach, carrying the rain with it.
Some people can be such miseries.
First Parisians were urged to get on their bikes with an innovative self-service cycle scheme.
The floors of all the terminals were littered with bodies, stretched out under those foil sheets handed out after marathons.
In recent years, Scotland's most popular ski resort has seen great snow conditions, better pistes and a new snowpark, but is the Cairngorm Mountain Resort a genuine alternative to the Alps?
Fed up with trawling through booking sites to find a deal? New service Bidroom turns the current system on its head by inviting hotels to compete to offer the best deals to potential guests
New research shows that the best time to book a summer flight is as late as five weeks before your holiday, contrary to travel industry experts who advise travellers book as early as possible