By Ella.Buchan

California dreamin’

Spotting the plastic surgery round the pool, knocking back Appletinis and exploring the vineyards - it's all part of the fun on a road trip through California

Malta rocks

You might think it’s just a big, hot rock in the Med, but there’s a whole lot more to Malta than meets the eye

All at sea in Greece

Fancy more than a tan on your holiday? Try learning to sail in the Greek Islands, and combine chilling out in the sunshine with earning your skipper’s certificate

The mighty Italian Dolomites

The mountains of the Dolomites, in northern Italy, aren’t just for ski season. Once the snow melts, there’s a whole new landscape to explore

Skelwith Fold: room with a view

Nestled in the beautiful countryside of Ambleside in the Lake District, it’s clear why Skelwith Fold has been voted one of the best caravan parks in Britain

Rock and high rollers in Las Vegas

One’s a breathtaking natural rock formation and the other is a giant playground in the middle of the desert. But including the Grand Canyon and Las Vegas in the same trip makes perfect sense

Wonder walls of Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik’s walled old town may be tiny, but you’ll find enough buried in its nooks and crannies to keep you occupied for days

The beauty of Bath

Once the royals’ playground and now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it’s time to rediscover the watery charms of Bath

A rum deal in the Dominican Republic

The Caribbean is a magnet for beach-lovers and sun-worshippers, and a few days on the party island of the Dominican Republic is guaranteed to bring a grin to your face

Hitting the town in Newcastle

There’s a reason Newcastle upon Tyne is so popular for stag and hen dos – there’s no better place for a bar crawl

Chester: more than a soap setting

Familiar to many as the backdrop for Hollyoaks, Chester has much more to offer, with glossy locals, trendy wine bars and great shopping. Oh, and not so many serial killers...