Sailing to Europe? It’s such a breeze now ferries are back in business

Sailing to Europe? It’s such a breeze now ferries are back in business as the holiday season finally bursts into life Regular sailings to France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Spain are restarting Bookings are also shooting up for trips to Belfast and Dublin from Welsh ports Numbers will be limited on board to comply with … Read more

Follow Poirot on the trail of Agatha Christie’s serial killer on the English Riviera

Book me in: Follow Poirot on the trail of Agatha Christie’s serial killer on the English Riviera In the ABC Murders, Christie uses real place names on the English Riviera  Among them is Elberry Cove, where a body is found in the classic whodunnit Also featured is Torquay’s palm-fringed promenade and its Princess Gardens  By … Read more

Great British boltholes: A review of Greenbank Hotel in Falmouth, Cornwall

The hotel perched on the edge of one of the world’s most beautiful harbours – and you can reach it by boat after chugging past charming waterside cottages The Greenbank’s perfect waterside location allows guests to jump on and off ferries during their stay  They can also take watersport lessons, or even hire a boat to … Read more

Burgundy by bicycle: Saddling up for a vintage ride through wine country

No way am I wearing these,’ says my 14-year-old daughter Hannah. She’s referring to a pair of padded undies that were recommended by a friend when she heard we were going on a cycling holiday in France. Admittedly they’re little more than hot-pink nappies, but they should help prevent saddle soreness, so I pack them … Read more

Visit UK spots that inspired famous composers, from the Malvern Hills to the Suffolk coast

The British countryside is woven through with home-grown classical music, from symphonies inspired by the Scottish islands to Sir Harrison Birtwistle’s chamber composition that references a prehistoric mound in Wiltshire. And exploring the areas which influenced a composer’s finest work, or visiting museums which celebrate their legacy, makes for an inspiring break. British composers might … Read more

Exclusive for Mail on Sunday readers: A Danube cruise with Strictly’s Anton du Beke and Erin Boag

Exclusive for Mail on Sunday readers: Waltz along the Danube with the stars of Strictly – watch Anton du Beke and Erin Boag dance live on a brilliant eight-day cruise By Mail on Sunday Reporter Published: 22:01 BST, 18 July 2020 | Updated: 17:21 BST, 19 July 2020 It’s one of the most popular shows … Read more

Britain’s best and worst seaside locations named with St Mawes in Cornwall top and Skegness bottom

A Cornish village with a population of less than 1,000 has triumphed over some of the nation’s most famous seaside resorts in Which?’s annual ranking of the UK’s best coastal destinations. The consumer champion asked thousands of holidaymakers to rate their recent visits to over 100 UK seaside resorts across a range of factors including … Read more

Travel planning: Apply for a visa for Australia

Experience kangaroos live and throw a boomerang into the vastness at least once in your life – Australia is not only worth a trip because of this. The country, which is known to be a whole continent, attracts millions of tourists every year. It promises adventure and a lot of freedom. However, before Europeans can enjoy this freedom, they need … Read more

My way to Mount Everest


See the highest mountain in the world To see the highest mountain in the world has been around for a long time. As a hobby mountaineer and mountain photographer, you simply cannot escape the fascination of the Himalayas. But there was a special reason to travel to Tibet . 2018 had changed a lot in my private life and when I left for Tibet in … Read more

Britain at its best: Discovering Speyside, Scotland’s famous whisky region

Britain at its best: Turquoise skies, excellent oysters and 50 whisky distilleries, Speyside in Scotland promises barrel loads of joy Speyside stretches from Inverness and into the Cairngorms National Park   There are 50 whisky distilleries in the region – go on the Glenfiddich tour Shakespeare located the murder of Duncan by Macbeth at Inverness Castle … Read more