Fleur Kinson

Inishmore: Ireland's craggy island

Ireland’s wild west doesn’t get much wilder than Inishmore – the quirky, windswept Aran island that inspired Father Ted. Enjoy a hair-raising ride out to the craggy edge of the world Read the guide

Blissed-out on Lake Bolsena

Other Italian lakes may be more famous, but little-known Lake Bolsena in northern Lazio is an unspoilt paradise, with fertile countryside, friendly people, ancient ruins and charming medieval towns Read the guide

Bazaar life in Istanbul

Stylish Istanbul is a shopper’s paradise, but chic boutiques and glossy shopping malls are only half the story. Don’t miss the total sensory overload of the city’s most ancient bazaars Read the guide

Mallorca: where your carriage awaits

A vintage train journey across Mallorca’s high mountains transports passengers to a more leisurely age. Climb aboard the tiny Vitamin C Express... Read the guide

A gourmet guide to Bríndisi

The southern Italian city of Bríndisi dazzles the palate with the best of the sea and the land. Exotic spices, meanwhile, reveal its proud and colourful past Read the guide