By Jane.Anderson

Roman holiday

La dolce vita is still alive and kicking in Rome - especially if you know the right people. I went in search of upmarket shopping, spas, stars and the best haircut in town

Mad for Madeira

No longer just a favourite haunt of octogenarians, the surprisingly chic Atlantic isle of Madeira now makes for a great romantic break

England's best family hotels

Looking for a family-friendly hotel in England? Whether you're after grand, urban, fairytale, rural or coastal, you'll find one to suit here

Honeymoon hideaway in Corsica

From skinny dipping in rock pools to hanging out in your own ultra-private villa, Corsica has all the ingredients for a perfect romantic break in the Med

Great family hotels in Ireland

It's not every hotel that's happy to see children - but these five Irish gems will deliver the goods for both parents and children alike

Best of British spas

The number of spas has boomed in recent years, and the good news is you don’t have to travel far to experience the best - just head for these favourites here at home

A passion for Puglia

Can’t afford Tuscany this year? Who cares - instead, head to Puglia with the in-the-know jetset

A new kind of York

Who needs its transatlantic namesake when the ancient city of York proves itself well qualified to compete in the Carrie Bradshaw shopping stakes?

Carrie Bradshaw's New York

Manhattans and Manolo Blahniks at the ready, girls. You watched the series, you’ve seen the film... now it’s time to experience New York City Carrie Bradshaw-style