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Castles, coastline, mountains and lakes are likely to punctuate your road trip in Ireland.
By the time October half-term arrives, the school summer holidays can feel like a lifetime ago. This makes it a great time to jet off on a break for some last-minute sun before the UK winters settles in, and we think Gran Canaria is the perfect destination.
Essentially, all you need for a great skiing holiday are scenic mountains, lots of snow and an appetite for adventure, although the reality is that each skier has different interests and requirements, so if you really want to get the most out of your trip then you'll need to think carefully about which resort to choose. Finding a spot that suits your level of ability and other needs can make or break your weekend on the slopes.
Holiday in Alaska for the chance to experience a truly unique American state that's unlike anything you'll find in the contiguous USA – and not just in terms of the climate.
The Inca Trail is one of the world's most iconic treks, with the famous pathway leading to the amazing ruins of Machu Picchu nestled high in the Andean mountains. However, the standard route is not the only option if you want to visit this fascinating site.
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) is one of the most exclusive and luxurious yachting destinations in the Caribbean. There are some truly wonderful attractions in the archipelago and we’re going to pick out a few of the highlights.
There are many things to think about when you're considering climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, from which route to take to the summit to when to make the trip. You may also be wondering why you'd want to tackle the trail to the Roof of Africa.
There are plenty of Antigua deals to be had on a range of activities, accommodation and attractions while on the laid-back Caribbean isle. A curious highlight of any trip to Antigua is the popular activity of a visit to Stingray City, where you can touch, interact with and feed the hundreds of stringray that live in the waters around the island.
There are two foods that the Italians are famous for introducing the world to – pasta and pizza – with both of these now firm favourites in restaurants and homes all over the globe. If you're travelling to Pisa, don't miss out on the excellent pizzas available.
Some destinations are really popular for holidays spent exploring local history and culture – Rome, Athens and Moscow, for example. If you fancy going somewhere a little bit different, though, it's well worth looking at places a little further afield, like Oman.
Burma is a veritable treasure trove of incredible historical and religious sites. One of the places that best embodies these two qualities is Mount Popa, which is located near to Bagan, the spectacular city of temples. Find out all about it with our guide.
One of the most famous creatures in India is undoubtedly the tiger – these big cats are unmistakeable. It's also the country's national animal and there are many conservation projects that aim to protect tigers and their habitats.
If you're planning a family holiday to north Goa you'll be pleased to know that there are plenty of excellent beaches for children of all ages in this part of the state. From peaceful stretches of sand to places that are perfect for water sports, north Goa has it all.
Peru is a real treasure trove of historical attractions, including one of the New Seven Wonders of the World – Machu Picchu. This makes it a wonderful destination for history buffs to visit, particularly if you're interested in the Inca culture.
Planning a successful break isn't rocket science – but it does take a little time and thought. Rather than making a booking as fast as possible and hoping for the best, slow down and follow our guide for having a fun, happy holiday.
Nepal is a country that is best known for its outstanding hiking trails in the Himalayas, but there is more to this nation than simply its mountains. There are many fascinating cultures to be uncovered here if you know where to look.
Trekking the Inca Trail is an incredibly rewarding experience, but the route is challenging and you need to be prepared for this. It's vital that you do some training before you jet off for your adventure in Peru. We've put together a few tips to help you get in shape.
China is a fascinating country with a very exciting culture and plenty of history to discover. If you want to broaden your children's view of the world, it's well worth looking into booking a family trip to China for your next holiday.
One of England's ancient woodlands, the Forest of Dean is an incredible place known for its beauty and the activities you can enjoy both in and around it. But did you know it's far more than a day trip destination, being fantastic for holidays too?
Not all family holidays need to be about heading to a stretch of sand somewhere sunny, or spent cooped up in an all-inclusive resort for a week or two. There are some exceptional options for family adventure travel now, no matter how old your kids are.
India is home to some exotic and beautiful wildlife, and Goa is no exception. When you book a holiday to the southern state, make sure you take some time away from the beach to discover a few of the creatures that call the region home.
If you've never thought about climbing Mount Kilimanjaro before, you may not know that there are in fact six routes to the summit of Africa's highest peak. They each have their pros and cons, but we're going to focus on just two of them – Shira and Rongai.
Florida has long been a popular hotspot for British holidaymakers. It arguably boasts some of the most well-known attractions in the whole world, plenty of which can thrill both adults and children. So, if you're planning a family holiday, which places should you check out?
Marrakech is a real hive of culture and history, with a host of amazing attractions just waiting to be discovered. There are too many landmarks to list in one go, so we're going to give you a selection of the top cultural spots to visit.
Each couple has their own idea of just what makes the perfect honeymoon destination – but for many of us, qualities like warm weather, beautiful beaches and a laidback atmosphere are all high on the must-have list. Below are some of the finest places possessing these characteristics.