Julia Hunt

Belle Île, France: beaches, shopping and picnicking

A few miles off the Breton coast, Belle Île has been a popular destination with French travellers since the Impressionists depicted its charms more than a century ago Read the guide

Alta, America: the greatest snow on earth

Celebrating its 71st anniversary, the skier-only resort of Alta averages over 70 feet of snow a year, making it perfect for regular powder hounds and those leaving the piste for the first time Read the guide