Familiar as the TV backdrop to the TT motorcycle race, the ruggedly beautiful Isle of Man has something for everyone – from quirky events and archaeological sites to seals, kayaking and Manx kippers
With summer temperatures averaging 30C, the Black Sea Riviera of Bulgaria is proving popular with sun-seekers. For guaranteed rays, sea, sand and nightlife on a budget, head for Sunny Beach resort
The recently regenerated seaside town of Morecambe should not be overlooked. Take a stroll along the promenade, build sandcastles and admire the exhibitions and public artwork on display
It's the perfect option for foodies who want to cook their own lobsters when visiting North Cornwall, especially if they are also dog lovers coming down for the great beaches
by Richard Shayler
Madiran in the Haute Pyrenees is an ideal spot to escape and unwind. And, if you visit in August, the village enjoys a vibrant, high summer wine festival
The tranquil middle Thames is Wind in the Willows country. My guide visits sites immortalized in Kenneth Grahame's book as well as Jerome K Jerome's Three Men in a Boat
by Alison Craig
St Andrews, Scotland - a golfers' mecca steeped in history, art and culture with beaches, shopping and great food and drink. It has something for everyone.
The Roman Empire was one of the largest the world has ever known, and is still famous today. Follow in the footsteps of the great Roman Republic in this tailor-made tour of the Eternal City.
Having recently had a four-month stint in Canberra with my children but without even the distraction of school, allow me to rave about the many and varied delights of this family-orientated city
Fancy joining the no-fly zone? Take the ferry to Santander and arrive rested and relaxed, ready to explore the stunning Cantabrian coastline.