Often dismissed as an industrialised urban area, that bland description belies the appeal of a city which functions as a real place for locals rather than a destination that has sold its soul to tour...
As the influx of visitors has grown in these tiny towns, so too has the search for a less frenetic summer escape in a place where the laidback lifestyle is unhindered by daytrippers
hough of course these communal forms of transport are of utmost importance, it is the automobile that occupies the position as most common form of transport
Modica has the added attraction of being the epicentre of Sicilian chocolate
Tallinn, the charming capital of Estonia, has become a popular choice for European travellers seeking a satisfying destination for a long weekend city break
One of the city's most evocative hotels, Hotel Hellsten is located in a discreet building on a sidestreet of Sveavägen
Grand Palace Riga, then, makes the perfect base for exploring Riga
Galway is one of Ireland's most traditionally atmospheric cities, so it comes as something of a surprise to find one of the country's most avant-garde hotels here on the west coast
Aer Lingus has taken big steps in upping the quality of its Business Class experience (not that it was bad before) as it expands its longhaul network across the Atlantic
Ireland is famous for many things―writers, Guinness, the Titanic, the craic―but it is the country's hospitality industry that makes stays for international visitors so special
Occupying its privileged and prestigious location right on St Stephen's Green, it is easy to imagine being in the countryside when the only view from the room is trees
While new airlines have tweaked the previous standard of high service and high fares to create low-cost carriers, some bus companies have gone the other way in providing a more attractive transport a...
Though air travel is booming across Europe as it is in the rest of the world, some parts of the Old World offer the chance to travel by other means of transport
In Stockholm, that hotel is Berns, a hotel/dining/entertainment destination where locals outnumber visitors in their quest to enjoy the best of the Swedish capital
The unusually named Hotel With Urban Deli is a fine example of a new style of hotel for 21st-century travellers
The former home of a wealthy Chinese merchant, the house officially known as Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion allows visitors to enter on guided tours to see its atmospheric interiors
As Penang enjoys a renaissance of sorts as one of Asia's culinary and cultural capitals, Malaysia's island that loves to eat is stepping up its game as a holiday destination
The flight arrived five minutes ahead of schedule. The airport was busier than expected but Immigration was quick and exiting the baggage claim area was a simple matter of procedure
Originally built as the holiday home of a wealthy family, Casa del Mar retains the Spanish style that so enamoured its original occupants.
There was no queue at the Scoot counter and the check-in agent was efficient and friendly. Security clearance was easily undertaken