French ski chalet review: The Val d’Isere property so comfy you’ll struggle to leave for the pistes

There should be a word for it. That feeling you have in the mornings on a ski holiday when you’re desperate to hit the slopes, but are being held back by the cosiness of your accommodation (the Germans probably have it covered). The luxurious snugness of Consensio Chalets’ five-bedroom Chalet Blackcomb in the world-class French … Read more

Holiday prices to popular destinations including Italy soar in new cost of living blow, Which? finds

Prices for package holidays and flights to popular destinations have soared compared to last year, according to new Which? research, potentially making a getaway impossible for families that are contending with the cost of living crisis.  Which? found that those booking a summer 2023 package holiday between November 1, 2022, and January 3 of this … Read more

Travel Editor TED THORNHILL reveals 5 hidden-gem holiday destinations, from Hydra to Formentera

Make your next break more memorable than ever: Travel Editor TED THORNHILL presents five hidden-gem destinations that usually fly under the radar, from a paradise Greek island to America’s ‘Hollywood of the East’ By Ted Thornhill, Mailonline Travel Editor Published: 12:37 GMT, 17 January 2023 | Updated: 13:19 GMT, 17 January 2023 If you’re stuck … Read more

Iconic images of the American West – from magnificent canyons to galloping wild horses

Iconic images of the American West – from magnificent canyons to galloping wild horses Ernst Haas: The American West, written by Paul Lowe, showcases the work of late photographer Ernst Haas  His images, captured in the mid-to-late 20th century, document U.S cultural and geographic landscapes The book ‘offers a vision of America that feels both … Read more

The winners of the International Landscape Photographer of the Year 2022 – which is YOUR favourite?

When it comes to igniting wanderlust, there’s nothing quite as incendiary as these landscape photographs. They are the winning and commended images in the highly prestigious International Landscape Photographer of the Year 2022 competition, now in its 9th year. The judges sifted through over 3,800 entries from around the world to choose the shortlisted and … Read more

Airbnb bans one-night NYE bookings in bid to stop properties being used for ‘disruptive parties’ 

Airbnb bans one-night New Year’s Eve bookings across the world in bid to stop properties being used for ‘disruptive parties’ The anti-party restrictions are in effect in 11 countries, from the U.S to the UK The heightened rules are being rolled out following a successful trial last year  Airbnb’s NYE defences have been activated over … Read more

Hot 2023 holidays: Flight prices for Madeira drop 22% – searches for Jacksonville trips rise 570%

Some of the hottest destinations for Britons for 2023 have been revealed, with the shortlist including Madeira, Melbourne, Jacksonville and Minneapolis. According to a study by a flight comparison website, Madeira and Melbourne are next year’s two ‘best-value destinations’ as return economy flights from the UK have dropped 22 per cent and 19 per cent … Read more

Pictured: The world’s highest ATM, sitting 15,300ft up in the mountains of Pakistan 

Pictured: The world’s highest ATM, churning out cash from a staggering altitude of 15,300ft in the snowcapped mountains of Pakistan The record-breaking ATM sits on the Khunjerab Pass by the border with China  Operated by the National Bank of Pakistan, the ATM is solar and wind-powered  It’s used by guards working at the border and tourists … Read more

Yule be dazzled in festive New York: The best places to go Christmas shopping in the Big Apple

Yule be dazzled in festive New York: The ultimate guide to Christmas shopping in the Big Apple (and where to stay for complimentary hot chocolate and ‘Santa letter’ stationery) Plenty of tour firms can arrange mini-break packages for Christmas shopping  Don’t miss the iconic window displays at Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy’s and more Browse the … Read more

TikTok influencer reveals clever hack for flying your pet dog in the comfort of the aircraft cabin

Lora McLaughlin Peterson has shared a handy step-by-step guide to bringing pets into an aircraft cabin A TikTok influencer has revealed a handy hack for bringing pet pooches into an aircraft cabin. If you buy your dog an airline ticket, you can place the animal in a ventilated pet carrier (which also accommodates cats) that slots … Read more