Mayrhofen in the Austrian Tyrol has evolved into more than just an ideal family ski resort. It is Austria's capital of freestyle snowboarding – and, every April, becomes the Glastonbury of the Alps
From Beethoven to former Bundeshauptstadt (federal capital), situated along the romantic Rhine, Bonn is the custodian and curator of musical and modern German history (play "video")
The Brittany and Loire-Atlantique border contains a delightful blend of history,chateaux,seaside and salt marshes. With car,campervan or tent you'll be well catered for. Read my guide to find out.
With volcanoes, mountains, forests and waterfalls, La Palma is a paradise for nature lovers in the Canary Islands
We explore Northern Ireland, from the Giant's Causeway to Bushmills Distillery. From Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge to the cosy Nook Pub. Certainly a place to visit, that's for sure!
On the western edge of Spain's Canaries, there is nothing vaguely resembling a resort on El Hierro, an island with a rugged volcanic coast, superb diving conditions and romantic restaurants
Away from the main resorts explore Northern Gran Canaria, a mountainous landscape of gorges, craters, traditional villages and hidden coves in the Canary Islands
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
Costa Rica's Caribbean coast explodes with life - from toucans in the trees to the mighty tarpon in the sea. And Tortuguero is the place to see it all
There is a beach to suit everyone on Fuerteventura, Spain's Canary Island closest to Africa with sunshine all year round