By Carlton.Reid

Chilling in Chamonix

Known as an Alpine playground, the French resort of Chamonix is now making attempts to go greener, in a bid to secure its future popularity with skiers and non-skiers alike

Amsterdam and beyond - by bike

Amsterdam is a fine city for a cultural trip, but when you've had your fill of galleries, do as the Dutch do: take to two wheels and head out of town. Bike rental is easy and so is the cycling

Umag: Croatia's top spot for sports

There's more to Croatia's Istrian peninsula than a beautiful coastline - in the small town of Umag, you also get top-notch tennis facilities and a range of other sporting activities