By louise.roddon

Unspoilt charm in north Tenerife

Yesterday, in the lively Playa de las Americas resort on Tenerife’s south-west coast, it was the mechanical whine of quad bikes that pulled me rudely from my sleep. Today?

Rimini: hip hotels, beaches and bling

Rimini is a cracking little resort. It is the best known on Italy’s Adriatic Riviera, but gone are the days when scathing Italophiles dismissed it as the Blackpool of Italy.

Holidays for tricky teenagers

They are too old for kids’ clubs, too bored by museums – and sunbathing just sucks if you are 13 years old. What are parents to do?