Who needs its transatlantic namesake when the ancient city of York proves itself well qualified to compete in the Carrie Bradshaw shopping stakes?
London doesn’t have to be expensive - you just need to know where to look to find entertainment, shopping bargains and even spa treatments that are easy on your pocket
West Wales has all the beauty and quaintness of Cornwall but with fewer people and lower prices. The pearl of the area has to be the lovely little village of Llangrannog
Familiar to many as the backdrop for Hollyoaks, Chester has much more to offer, with glossy locals, trendy wine bars and great shopping. Oh, and not so many serial killers...
Day trips don't come any more decadent than this: watching the Kent countryside slip by as you enjoy a slap-up brunch in the glamorous surroundings of the Orient-Express
Camping in London in the colder months – you'd have to be mad, right? Well, no - give it a go, and you'll find it's actually quite a fun, cost-canny and convenient option
London is an expensive city but you can still eat out cheaply. For under £10 you can try a range of different cuisines, and you can even eat at a Michelin-starred restaurant for under £20
A tea plantation, swaying palms, giant banana trees… who knew Cornwall was so exotic? Welcome to a magical tour of the southwest's horticultural highlights
Tiny and enigmatic, the island of Gigha in the Inner Hebrides is proof positive that size isn't everything
There are three very good reasons to visit St Ives right now: the ailing pound against the euro, a great new luxury place to stay, and a fantastic exhibition at the Tate