by Claire Whitmore
Looking for a family day out in Shropshire? The streams, trails and heather-covered hills of the Long Mynd may be the answer. It's also a centre for sports, from riding and golf to hang-gliding
If you are looking for a romantic break in characteristic Taormina read my guide where I tell you what to see, where to stay and where to eat
Come rain or shine - and frequently both on the same day - you will always have a good time and find a warm welcome in the west of County Cork
Istanbul is not just a treasure-trove of ancient wonders; it has a modern side and a vibrant art and shopping scene. The latest European Capital of Culture is a great place to spend a long weekend
by Aine McCartney
Salamanca in northwest Spain is not only a beautiful city packed with ancient monuments; it also offers a fabulous introduction to Spanish cuisine and nightlife
An artistic weekend in Amsterdam designed to give you a taste for continental living. And how! Prepare to lose a few clothes and inhibitions along the way...
by Moose 79
If you're off to the Southern hemisphere and are thinking of a short stop to break up a long journey...tropical, clean, lush, cocktails and beaches, think Singapore
Winchester is famous for being the former capital of the UK and the setting for Keats' 'To Autumn'. Now the city provides the perfect setting for break away from it all
Where African Jackass Penguins play among Southern Right Whales. Where the Atlantic meets the Indian Oceans. Where fine foods accompany fine wines. Where old meets new. Where else but Cape Town?
by Madra Rua
Combine healthy, physical, outdoor exercise with great entertainment, fine lodgings and homely food for that well-rounded weekend break or short holiday in Ireland