From glorious beaches and fabulous food to witches' magic resting stones and spooky burial chambers (not to mention peace, perfect peace), Guernsey has all the ingredients for an ideal short break
Break your jouney to Oz with a stopover in the vibrant city of Hong Kong, where there's a wealth of experiences to be had, foods to be tasted and stunning landscapes to explore
A perfect picture-postcard beach, private villa and your very own butler all add up to paradise found in the Seychelles. With a bit of practice, it’s surprisingly easy to get used to a life of luxe
Nestled in the beautiful countryside of Ambleside in the Lake District, it’s clear why Skelwith Fold has been voted one of the best caravan parks in Britain
On Sydney's doorstep is one of Australia's most accessible wilderness areas, the Blue Mountains - well worth heading to for a breathtaking break from the city
Iceland is delightfully surprising; it's pristine and beautiful, friendly and quirky. In summer, the sun never sets, and there’s plenty to do, whether you're feeling sporty, lazy or just plain hungry
In the most beautiful garden I've ever seen, the emerald feathers of a squawking parrot catch my eyes as I lift them from my notepad. I'm in India, in a place called Samode Bagh...
Lazing on a sunny afternoon...taking a trip down the tow-paths of the Shropshire Union canal.
A trip to Kangaroo Island offers the chance to spot wallabies, koalas and seals. And if that sounds like too much hard work, you can just sit back and watch the waves with a glass of homemade gin!
by Kie Walker
South-west England is awash with places claiming to be surf heaven. Croyde Bay in North Devon is the genuine article, with a perfect beach, great waves, sheltering dunes – and a quiet village