Archive of articles from 2012
The Guinness Cork Jazz Festival is famous the world over, so if you have ever wanted to attend the event, make 2012 the year you book your tickets. The Irish city allows you to enjoy a fantastic few days, especially when you visit the jazz event.
If your kids love to splash about in the sea, snorkel and build sandcastles, they will enjoy holidays to Malaga. The Spanish destination has 16 beaches, so you can go to a different one every day if you arrange to get car hire from Malaga Airport.
If you are planning a brief getaway in Amsterdam this year, there are plenty of great ways you can enjoy this magical city - especially if you are keen to get involved in some local events. Read our guide to discover some of the best upcoming events and festivals.
If you're planning an idyllic short getaway in London, you are likely to be hoping to visit some of its top attractions. There is a great selection on offer, from world-famous art galleries to incredible zoos, so there really is something for everyone.
Rome is one of the great European cities, offering something for every kind of traveller, whether you're interested in history, art, food, shopping or live entertainment. If you're not yet convinced, here are a few reasons to book a city break in Rome.
According to the Hotwire Secret Travel Report, both Nice and Milan are expected to see a late summer price drop with Milan hotels offering average stays of £84 per night and Nice for £110.
Although average hotel prices have dropped across Europe since July, Scandinavian cities are bucking the trend - and fast becoming some of the most expensive destinations for weekend travellers.
A river cruise is a great way to relax and take in local history, culture and scenery as part of a short getaway. There are many waterways around the world worth drifting down, but the Danube is perhaps one of the best known, winding its way past world-famous cities like Vienna in Austria.
One of the best ways to celebrate getting hitched is to gather your friends and head off on a stag do abroad. Depending on where you go, you can look forward to warm weather, a fantastic nightlife and the chance to enjoy a short break before the wedding day.
If you like your kids to learn something about the places they visit, the Spanish city of Alicante is the perfect destination to take them. Not only is it filled with top cultural attractions, but you are also just a short journey from the beach.
London is a fantastic city to visit on a short break, as there is so much to see and do, you'll certainly enjoy a jam-packed few days. However, don't forget the capital is within easy reach of other major UK landmarks, such as Windsor Castle in Berkshire.
There are so many fascinating attractions to visit when you stay in an Amsterdam hotel, it can be difficult coming up with a schedule for your break. However, the Rijksmuseum is one place you simply must check out while you're in the city.
If you're planning a short boating break in France, consider taking a break along the River Charente. The waterway runs close to a wealth of fascinating destinations, one of which is the small but cosmopolitan city of La Rochelle.
These 10 European street foods are not only good value for money - we reckon they're worth going on holiday for.
British Airways airline are going to start handing out cash rewards for customers who travel after the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
A short picture gallery of one of Paris' most beautiful buildings: the Cathédrale de Notre Dame de Paris.
If you're planning a short break in Venice, consider renting a boat for your holiday and exploring the city at your own pace. Comprised largely of lagoons, Venice is ideal to get around by boat, and you'll find a wealth of hidden gems alongside the better known attractions.
The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission has approved a 17 per cent increase in taxi fares, effective from September.
The average UK resident hasn’t ventured into Europe in the last five years and has only visited 17 percent of Europe, which is seven out of the 41 countries, new research revealed today.
The UK capital is one of the biggest and most densely populated cities on the planet, but - as you will discover if you choose accommodation in London - it is also home to some stunning green spaces. These parks are perfect for relaxing and enjoying the fresh air.
There is no need to spend hours on a flight to an exotic destination if you have always fancied going on a cruise. Should you only have a few days to spare, Southampton cruises are the perfect answer and enable you to visit top countries from the UK.
If you are planning a short getaway in London, Greenwich Park is a fantastic place to spend an afternoon - or even a full day. One of the capital's stunning Royal Parks, it is home to a wealth of attractions, including museums and great views.
If you're planning a short boating holiday in Amsterdam and want to make sure you experience the city at its most vibrant, consider visiting during the summer months, when the Dutch capital comes alive with fun-filled, colourful festivals.
Daytrips in Paris are the ideal way to spend a short break, with the French capital offering a number of top attractions, excellent restaurants and interesting activities to ensure you make the most of your time away.
East London is going to be at the heart of London 2012, with the main Olympic Venue lying in Stratford. But what do you know about the London borough? We take a closer look at what to do in the local Olympic Park area…