By gill19

Orlando is great for kids of all ages

Although Orlando is indisputably the world's theme-park capital, there is more to this part of Florida than Disney-esque magic, a colossal mouse and topsy-turvy rides for adrenaline junkies

Fragments of Africa: the Cape Verde Islands

Gazing west from the Cape Verde Islands, nothing stands between you and Brazil. The exotic archipelago is little-known – but music-lovers, bird-watchers, divers, foodies and beachcombers will love it

The lighter, brighter side of Berlin

The German city is renowned for its world-class art and modern architecture… but did you know about its urban beaches, canals and exotic Balinese gardens? This is the fun side of Berlin

Helsinki: a delightful city on the sea

Small and sparklingly clean, with air as fresh as a newly-picked daisy: that's Helsinki. Finland’s capital city, it's also super-efficient, and a symphony of spires and Art Nouveau facades

Bath: the UK’s most romantic city

Bath, a magnet for chic society in the 18th century, still attracts romantics from near and far. Why not whisk your beloved off to this charming city for a weekend or dreamy day out?

Eventful Edinburgh

There's more to Edinburgh than a festival - whatever time of year you visit you'll find plenty of entertaining ways to spend your time, including some you might not have thought of before...

10 reasons to go to Guernsey

From glorious beaches and fabulous food to witches' magic resting stones and spooky burial chambers (not to mention peace, perfect peace), Guernsey has all the ingredients for an ideal short break

24 hours in Salzburg

Salzburg is full of glorious architecture, quaint coffee shops, towering turrets and look-at-me churches - but it's also a thoroughly modern city, with great places to shop, eat and sleep