Michael Alexander discovered why Holiday Inn Express at Southwark was an ideal base to get into the Christmas spirit during 48 hours in London.
When I first set foot on the gloriously sleepy isle of La Gomera I felt an almost irresistible urge to shake off my shoes and slip on a pair of sandals. La Gomera is that sort of oasis.
If you want to travel back in time to when the festive season felt more magical than commercial, then a trip to Germany’s traditional Christmas markets might just be the way to re-kindle childhood memories.
Autumn in the Rhone Valley and the subtle yet all-pervasive scents of lavender, thyme and rosemary envelop the picturesque vineyards in a gentle, fragrant blanket.
Crystal clear rivers, towering mountains, rolling vineyards, historic towns and mysterious archaeological sites. Gayle Ritchie explores Arcos de Valdevez...
Gregarious Glasgow: Following in the footsteps of Charles Rennie Mackintosh 150 years after his birth
Michael Alexander spent a weekend in Glasgow following in the footsteps of designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh who was born 150 years ago this year.
Every week Royal Bank of Scotland flying banker, Anne Rendall, embarks on a whistle-stop tour of Scotland’s islands, bringing vital services to the country’s most remote communities.
Farlam Hall Country House Hotel, near Brampton, offers a lot to people looking to spend some time in a beautiful part of the British countryside, including taking a trip to Hadrian’s Wall and indulging in some stunning food.
Steam hauled trains are opening up the scenic Scottish Borders to visitors every Sunday this August. Aileen Robertson boarded at Dalgety Bay for a journey along the Borders Railway, which was reopened three years ago, and took in a visit to Abbotsford, the home of Sir Walter Scott.