Liam McDonagh

Take a walk on the wild side: The Mountains of Mourne

Combine healthy, physical, outdoor exercise with great entertainment, fine lodgings and homely food for that well-rounded weekend break or short holiday in Ireland Read the guide

Milan: capital of fashion and the aperitivo originale

Dress to impress, dine with finesse, relax in top hotels and indulge in some high end retail therapy. Your bank manager won't like it but you will love it - and everything else that Milan has to offer Read the guide

Walking the Berlin Wall

Germany: Berlin is an all dancing, all singing, vibrant city, sadly with a turbulent history. Taking a few hours out and walking the Berlin Wall is 'living history' and well worth the effort Read the guide

Austin, Texas: a boogie wonderland

For an exciting, fun-packed short stay or a stopover think Texas - the Lone Star state, JR Ewing and the Alamo. Now think Austin - the undisputed live music capital of the World. You'll love it! Read the guide

Lisbon: domain of dance, Fado and culinary enchantment

Exploring a city built on hills and dancing the night away can take its toll on just about anyone. But I can assure you the pain is worth every minute spent in beautiful, seductive Lisbon Read the guide