By Sally.Dowling

A weekend in Seville

Spring and autumn are the perfect times to visit the Andalucian city of Seville and explore the real Spain

A summer cruise on the Thames

Take a hot summer weekend, a spacious river boat and a few friends and family, and you've got all the ingredients for an idyllic weekend messing about on the river Thames

Family fun in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

If you're looking for a family holiday in the US but have "done" Florida, check out the theme parks, water park, fairground rides and variety shows at Myrtle Beach – a firm favourite with Americans

Soaking up sun and scenery in Soller

If you love the smell of orange blossom and the taste of home-made ice cream, invigorating mountain walks and gentle seaside strolls, the town of Soller in Mallorca will suit you down to the ground

Island hopping in Hawaii

Learning to hula on Oahu, snorkelling on Lanai, following the movie trail on Kuau’i and getting up close to volcanoes on Big Island – you can do it all in Hawaii!

Rock on in Sedona, Arizona

Whether you're in to outdoor pursuits or spiritual healing, arts and crafts or spa treatments, Sedona can deliver the goods, along with a magical setting in the heart of Arizona's red rock country

Arizona: tempting Tucson

Looking for heat and then some? Head off to Tucson in southern Arizona; I guarantee you won’t need to take a sweater