Taking a bath with strangers and sleeping on the floor. All you need to know about staying in a Tokyo ryokan
I first visited Brittany to experience some of the variety of thalassotherapy centres, for which it is famous. I wasn’t disappointed: my experiences remain some of the most memorable I’ve ever had
From white sandy beaches and Dead Sea spas to moving Biblical sites and thrilling desert treks, the Promised Land promises an adventure for every visitor
You'll have the beaches to yourself, five-star hotels at three-star prices, mild even warm weather, fields carpeted in wildflowers, uncrowded roads and guaranteed peace. Welcome to a different Ibiza
by Joanna Huntley
Iceland's Reykjavik is an excellent choice of destination if you are travelling with a baby - an interesting and child-friendly location
Don't be fooled by the untamed scenery of Sligo. With its literary heritage, art galleries, fine food and pubs, this corner of north-west Ireland is anything but wild – unless you want it to be
Nagano to me doesn't mean skiing. To me it means crisp air, delicious food, and one of the most revered temples in Japan. Do yourself a favour and take a visit to 'The roof of Japan'
South Africa’s Natal Midlands region is bursting with unique places to visit and is well worth devoting a couple of days of exploration to
by Adam Jacot de Boinod
A frequent visitor reveals it's hotspots and shares a naked encounter with the country’s biggest export
What are the ingredients for the perfect weekend break? Excellent food would be high on the list, cooked with finesse and elegance, with a strong wine list to match. Loch Ness Lodge has it all.