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Travel: A weekend in Manchester

November 11 2017

Youthful, diverse, energetic and bursting with character, Manchester is one of the most exciting places to visit in the UK, as Bridget McGrouther discovers


Hitting the slopes at Portes du Soleil

November 11 2017

It’s one of the easiest resorts to fly to from Scotland and the second biggest ski area in Europe. Jack McKeown visits Portes du Soleil, where he stays in a charming chalet run by a ski enthusiast from Comrie


The benefits of heading abroad this Christmas

November 9 2017

Now that the Christmas adverts have started showing on our televisions (thanks, M&S), there is no escaping that Christmas is swiftly descending upon us. Whether you’re at a Mariah Carey level of loving Christmas, or an absolute Grinch, everyone has thought about spending Christmas abroad at some point. So, what are the benefits? Could you be tempted?


An unforgettable train journey through brightest Southern Africa

October 21 2017

Welcome aboard what for me is the finest train in the whole of Africa. I’m writing this on Rovos Rail – which definitely justifies its tag as the ‘Pride of Africa’ - as I watch the parched plains of South Africa unfurl all around and an ostrich kicking up the scorched earth just feet from my suite windows.


Discover the land down-under

October 20 2017

Australia - a country full of soul, colour and untamed natural wonders as far as the eye can see. From the red sands of the outback to the urban backdrops of the city, Australia is so much more than just a holiday destination, visiting can give you a glimpse of a whole new way of living.


A visit to Bilbao takes the breath away

October 14 2017

DESPITE the fact that I’ve been lucky enough to visit Bilbao in the Basque Country on four separate occasions, the sight of the Guggenheim Museum still takes my breath away.