Shane Cormie

Three day trips from Exeter: canal, vineyard & historic port

Exeter is a convenient base to discover the West Country. I would explore a nearby port with its Dutch architecture, savour local wines and follow a canal for a pint at a local Read the guide

Berlin: three days, three very different things to do

Find out how both 20th-century art and the gay community gave Berlin its unique identity by spending three cultural days in the German capital Read the guide

Malaga: three days, three very different things to do

Lose yourself in Malaga's old quarter and relax in the atmospheric Arab baths before venturing to the historic botanic gardens. Here is how I would spend three days in the Costa del Sol's capital Read the guide

Lady Elliot Island: Great Barrier Reef's southern gateway

Within easy reach of Brisbane, Lady Elliot Island offers a wonderful Great Barrier Reef experience, complete with spectacular seabirds, migrating whales, nesting turtles and awesome manta rays Read the guide