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

Taste of Jersey - 10 ways to enjoy its flavours

From famous potatoes to fabulous fresh seafood, creamy dairy produce, cider and even wine, Britain's most southerly isle is heaven for hungry visitors. 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

Alderney: Holiday Highlights

Blonde hedgehogs, beautiful beaches and brilliant birdlife are just a few highlights of the third largest Channel Island Read the guide

A gourmet’s guide to Lille: 24 hours of gastronomic pleasure

French and Flemish cuisine collide in France’s fourth largest city zone. From croissants to cramique, fish to fromage, take a day to find the flavours of the Nord-Pas de Calais. Read the guide