Winter sun doesn't have to mean Caribbean beach holidays - head for South Beach, Miami and you can add nightlife and retail therapy to the sun, sea and sand combination
Chester's not short of cool places to shop and eat - but it's really hot stuff when it comes to history. If you know where to go, you can find fascinating treasures in the most unlikely of places...
This port city of Tenerife is the place to go for winter sun, nightlife and tax-free shopping – plus a pristine stretch of tropical beach. In Santa Cruz, you get two short breaks for the price of one…
Paris is renowned as the ultimate destination for lovers. So what does the city of romance have to offer solo travellers in search of culture, cuisine and adventure?
by John Gaye
Exeter, the historic capital city of Devon, has so much going for it that any visitor would be hard pressed to exhaust all the options during a weekend, or even a week. Read on for my recommendations
by Insiders Guides
Advent is one of the most beautiful seasons in Salzburg: the first snowflakes swirl in the air, children build snowmen in the Mirabell Gardens and the scent of mulled wine wafts through the streets
by Will Astbury
It will forever be synonymous with everyone's favourite outlaw. But with a vibrant student scene, Nottingham is also an essential place to catch the latest top bands and the freshest fashion styles
Scotland's Glasgow is emerging from its dark past into an era of stylish shopping, trendy designers, fantastic Victorian buildings and some top-notch food
Seeking a destination that’s easy to reach, not too harsh on your bank account and offers something for almost everyone? Try Tunisia! (Just watch out for the country’s many answers to Del Boy)
Oxford is known for its great colleges with their beautiful quads and "dreaming spires", unique museums and water meadow rambles. Combine these with the annual literary festival for a memorable visit