Exposed: hidden travel agent fees send air fares sky high

Online comparison site’s ‘best price’ doubles when its own fees, buried in small print, are addedOnline travel agent Opodo seemed to offer the best deal when Des...

8 Great Ways To Travel Efficiently

You have worked hard throughout the years, and now it is time to take advantage of vacation time. Traveling can be fun and exciting, but if done incorrectly, it could be a...

The ‘magic’ lift pass to 30 Swiss ski resorts

Switzerland’s new Magic Pass covers little-known villages in Val d’Anniviers with peaceful pistes and untracked powderWas this really a ski resort? It was hard to tell when...

Planning A Family Caribbean Vacation To St. Thomas, USVI

The US Virgin Islands are a popular vacation spot for families. US citizens don’t need a passport to travel there, yet it feels a world apart from mainland USA. St. Thomas makes...

Wild weekend: a family activity break in Yorkshire

Raft building, zipwires, archery, buscraft skills … Kingswood adventure centre in South Yorkshire offers families a whirlwind of organised fun‘We don’t have to join in with other...

Pilgrims’ progress: a new mountain hotel in Vietnam

Devout locals have trekked to the holy peak of Yen Tu for years but a new ‘village’ at its foot is drawing other visitors to itspagodas, pools and forests

Cornwall’s camino: walking the Cornish Celtic Way

A network of old footpaths, mapped by a local vicar to form a new long-distance trail, is dotted with reminders of a spiritual pastOn the strand at...

6 Surefire Ways to Actually Unwind on Your Next Vacation, According to Science

Vacations are supposed to be a way to unwind and relax. But for many Americans, they are a source of stress. More than one-third of vacationers recently surveyed by Wyndham Vacation Rentals...

Venice’s Bibione beach is the first in Italy to ban smoking

Ban to take effect at the end of May after years of trials and research into air pollution at the Veneto seaside resortThe Venetian seaside resort of Bibione...

Walks of art: six of the best trails in the UK

These trails take in everything from street art in Birmingham to Henry Moores in West Yorkshire – where our man and his dog find the natural attractions as alluring as the manmade...

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