Simon Ball

Salou - paella, tapas and theme parks

With miles of golden sand, great food, big city sights and a theme park to rival the best America has to offer why travel any further? Read the guide

Paris: an Ernest Hemingway bar crawl

Hanging out in grand cafes, browsing bookshelves and knocking back mean martinis - here’s how to combine a trip to Paris with a tour round the haunts of Hemingway and other 20th-century cultural icons Read the guide

London: a cultural pub crawl of Soho

Follow me as I walk in the footsteps of London's cultural and political elite for a stagger around Soho's legendary drinking shops and a visit to a history-making restaurant Read the guide

Edinburgh - In the footsteps of Dr Jekyll, Rebus and Holmes

Come with me through the dark side of Scotland's capital and follow in the tracks of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Deacon Brodie, Burke and Hare, Sherlock Holmes and Inspector Rebus Read the guide

Cuba - all inclusive at Guardalavaca

A fascinating window on one of the last bastions of communism - to be enjoyed with a touch of luxury Read the guide