From quoits to bungee jumping, P&O's newest superliner, Ventura, offers a taste of Britain Noughties style, as it takes in the hotspots of the Mediterranean
Ocean Village famously aim their cruises at 'people who don’t do cruises', with an emphasis on adrenaline activities - but lazier souls can enjoy them as much as all-action types
The lively French Mediterranean port of Sete is the perfect place to indulge a passion for seafood and long sandy beaches
The guidebooks have got it wrong about Malta - discover the island for yourself (with a little help from me!)
by Nick Corble
It’s the surprises that make Western Menorca special – the secret is knowing where to look.
Offering the legendary hustle and bustle of Marrakesh and the laid back idylls of the Mediterranean, Agadir is a largely unknown gem on Morocco's Atlantic coast
Stunning scenery, fabulous food, the most welcoming people... and not a single replica football shirt! So don't tell anybody about the Greek island of Symi - we'll keep it to ourselves, OK?
Yes, Cannes is best known for its ritzy annual film festival - but for the non-A-listers among us, it makes a great weekend break destination at any time of year
Both Nice and Biarritz promise sea, sensuality and the glint of sun on champagne glasses. So which is it to be for the weekend? French Atlantic or Côte-d’Azur? And which hotels should you book?
Head to Ephesus and Izmir, on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey, to discover impressive ruins, browse through fantastic markets and drink some surprisingly great wine