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Fantastic Finns, super Swedes A Baltic adventure

June 4 2011

In the inimitable words of Monty Python: "Finland, Finland, Finland, The country where I want to be, Eating breakfast or dinner, Or snack lunch in the hall." It was with this level of searing cultural insight that William Lockwood stepped off the plane in Helsinki, ready to tackle whatever hurdles the country could throw at him, with a taste of Sweden thrown in for good luck.


Sunparks Limburgse Peel: ideal base to explore The Netherlands

May 18 2010

If you are considering venturing outside the UK for your next family holiday, the picturesque Sunparks Limburgse Peel resort in The Netherlands could be just what you're looking for. Charlene Wilson spent a week there finding out exactly what the area had to offer.


Thrilling Western Isles descent is a Barra-full of excitement

January 23 2011

What do Barra, Honduras and Guatemala City all have in common? They are all in the top 10 scariest airports in the world - but in another survey, Barra was voted in the top 10 'inspirational approaches'.Michael Alexander recently spent a family holiday on Barra and found out for himself whether it was scary or inspirational.


Lisbon: White city charms

August 6 2011

Lisbon is an established favourite with holidaymakers, and Stewart Lloyd-Jones took a trip there to check out the Portuguese capital's delights.


Marseille: Vive la difference

March 27 2010

Twenty years after Peter Mayle's A Year in Provence attracted hordes of tourists and expats to the region, Nora McElhone finds the Mediterranean city of Marseille is the perfect base for exploring this stunning area.


Family bliss at Center Parcs Whinfell Forest

July 9 2010

Heading off with heavy scepticism and believing a pre-packaged Center Parcs holiday is for people who don't want to experience the REAL outdoors, Michael Alexander soon finds Whinfell Forest offers a perfect family retreat within easy reach of home.


Taychreggan, Oban: you’ll be in Awe of the loch

April 3 2010

With the global economic downturn biting and some miserly exchange rates on offer, the popularity of the "staycation" has rocketed in recent months. Dave Lord joined the growing band of Scots who holiday at home with a stay at the 300-year-old former drovers' inn Taychreggan near Oban named one of the most romantic retreats in Britain.