by Tom J
As a winter sports destination, Slovenia is often overshadowed by its more famous neighbours - yet the resorts here offer crowd-free slopes, plenty of variety and bargain prices!
A ski-free family trip to Schladming in the Austrian Alps holds a wealth of treasures
Spectacular scenery from the mountains to the coast, the Snowdonia National Park is truly an area of outstanding natural beauty, here I take a look at the legendary Portmeirion Village and Hotel
Northern Spain, and particularly Cantabria, is often overlooked by sun-seekers. But base yourself in Santander and you can discover beaches, food and wine to rival anywhere in the world
Everyone might have heard of St Moritz, Verbier and Zermatt, but places like Lenzerheide are where the locals ski to avoid lengthy queues and overpriced drinks
All at sea on the west coast of Scotland...what a wonderful place to be. The short break teeming with wildlife, walking, great food, equally great company and the best bit of all - relaxation
Away from the bright lights and tacky trinkets, it is still possible to experience the lakes, bush and mountains that were the original draw for visitors to the area.
Sardinia’s Costa Smeralda, playground of the rich and famous, is known as a place to splash the cash - but it's also possible to
visit without a billionaire's budget