Music, Mozart and chocolates...that's Salzburg, right? Wrong. The city associated with The Sound of Music, also boasts leading edge art, architecture and trendy restaurants
Summer may be over, but St Ives, the resort-cum-art colony on the southwest tip of England, is open for business year-round nowadays. Even in winter, there is a healthy charm about the place.
Vienna is one of the world's great cities. Palaces, opera houses and museums contrast with cheerful coffee houses, irresistible cakes, fun shopping and prancing horses
Terra Botanica, a theme park about gardens, is France's hottest must-see. And it's just outside Angers, with its medieval streets, massive castle and a world-famous tapestry.
When it comes to great beaches, small is beautiful. Anguilla may be tiny, but this Caribbean island boasts 33 fabulous beaches. There is nowhere better for a winter break
Book now for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (3 - 27 August 2012), with 40,000 performances of 2,500 shows taking place in 260 venues in three weeks.
Great food and intriguing history, glorious scenery and hidden coves, arts, crafts and festivals – you'll find the lot when you explore the town of Kinsale and its surrounding countryside
Paris is for lovers..always has been, still is...and always will be. So grab your partner and sensible shoes. The rewards include fabulous ice cream, bien sur!
Been to Venice? Tired of Trieste? Also in northeastern Italy is Udine, a city with a rich mix of unexpected cultures and cuisine, a Mediterranean climate and glorious scenery
Done Vienna? Now head for Graz, where ancient and modern rub shoulders here: craggy castles and leading-edge museums, Renaissance houses and funky contemporary jazz
With the winter ski season fast finishing, St Moritz will soon turn into one of Switzerland' most stunning summer destinations: grand views, clean air, hiking and great food.