By alicia

Herm sweet Herm

Small, stress-free and seductive, the Channel Island of Herm is the place to go if you're searching for that perfect no-frills getaway. Take your lover, your family, your friend - but not your car

Mad about Martinique

Martinique combines the best of the Caribbean and France, with lush vegetation, beautiful sandy beaches and fantastic food. And with eight rum distilleries on the island, they mix a mean cocktail, too

Ajaccio: haute culture in Corsica

Its uncrowded coastline, rugged mountains and warm Mediterranean climate make Corsica one of the most popular islands in the sun. But it also has a rich cultural heritage, best explored from Ajaccio

Mystical, medieval Dinan

Mystical Dinan is a must do when visiting Brittany, even if you can only manage two days. The history, art and medieval houses will astound you

Discovering the old and new Fréjus

There's lots to see and do here as well as the beach. Fréjus is a great place to stay while discovering the rest of the Côte D'Azur and the kids won't complain about "another quaint litle village"

Stradbroke Island magic

A sand island with Pandanus Palm trees, spectacular walking trails, waves and whales: Queensland’s North Stradbroke Island has it all and is perfect for unwinding and being in touch with nature