Travel: Zagreb grabbed hold of my heart in whirlwind visit to a hidden gem

There are some places that are hidden gems and despite being the Croatian capital, Zagreb is often overlooked as a destination in its own right.

Make sure you're not going to be hit with a big bill after you hire a car abroad.

Six dos and don'ts for hiring a car when you go on holiday

I learned an expensive lesson a few years ago when I was driving around Europe in a hire car.

Travel bosses have been left "embarrassed" by the huge spike in reports of holiday sickness, which they describe as "a British problem". Picture: PA.

'Food poisoning' scams could spell end to all-inclusive holidays for Britons

UK holidaymakers could be banned from all-inclusive breaks unless they stop making bogus food poisoning claims, tour operators have warned.

A general shot of a humpback whale

Travel Review: Whale watching in the North Sea

“A humpback whale? In the North Sea?!” - it may sound fishy, but this majestic species is just one of the cetaceans spotted in waters off the North East coast.


Newcastle voted nation's favourite airport

Sun-seekers should fly from Newcastle but avoid Luton, according to a poll of UK travellers.

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Kids will love the new Ninjago ride.

Travel: Incredible fun to be had for all as Lego resort opens brand new world

Master your destiny, summon the spirit of Wu and become a Lego ninja warrior for a day at Legoland Ninjago World.

You may be entitled to more than you think if your flight is delayed.

Flight delays and what you can do when 'sorry' isn't enough

Slumped on the floor or sitting on suitcases in increasingly hot airports, constantly scanning screens for information that doesn’t appear… is there anything more frustrating than hanging around waiting to board a delayed plane to go on holiday or to get home?
The historic caverns which are now an innovative attraction.

Travel: ‘Hanging tough’ for underground adventures in old slate mining town

It used to be the slate capital of the world, tiling the roofs of customers across the globe thanks to its international reputation for outstanding quality.

Seven Dials, near Covent Garden, London

LONDON REVIEW: Seven top shopping finds in and around Seven Dials

In need of direction when shopping in London?

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The Sand Bar.

Travel: Traditional meets modern around pristine beaches and perfect water

IF you’ve ever begun missing a holiday destination before you’ve even departed you have an idea of what it’s like to experience Dusit Thani Maldives.

There's so much to see and do in Paris.

Travel: Walking on air in beautiful city with so much to see...

The only problem with travelling to Paris from some regional airports – Doncaster Sheffield in our case – is that you get spoiled.

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Much can go wrong from that click to commit to boarding the plane. Pic: Shutterstock.

Seven tips to get the best value out of a last-minute holiday

May is a great month – and let’s face it, a big part of what makes May so great is the double bank holiday!

The Adventurer, The Unwinder…  the five types of holidaymaker

The Adventurer, The Unwinder… the five types of holidaymaker

Millions of Brits know exactly what they're going to do on holiday - absolutely nothing.
Delighted FC Halifax Town manager Billy Heath celebrates their weekend play-off final victory over Chorley at their MSI Stadium, formerly known as The Shay.

Mammoth away mileage confirmed for Hartlepool United's debut National League season

Diehard Hartlepool United fans finally know just how far they will have to go to watch the side's 23 league away games next season.

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The holidays have been cancelled.

Thomas Cook cancels upcoming flights and holidays to Sharm El Sheikh over terrorism fears

Thomas Cook has cancelled its holiday packages and flights to Sharm El Sheikh following advice from the Foreign Office.
The Swan Hotel.

Travel review: Wonderful Welsh weekend in the ‘Town of Books’ - Hay-on-Wye

Ever fancied mixing literature with fine dining? There’s a small town in Wales that can give you both.

Britain's biggest holiday parks raked in 2.7billion last year and are in line for a further boost as the Brexit-hit pound inspires a rise in staycations, a report said. Photo credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire.

British holiday park firms rake in £2.7billion staycation popularity rises

Britain's biggest holiday parks raked in £2.7 billion last year and are in line for a further boost as the Brexit-hit pound inspires a rise in staycations, a report said.

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Will you be jetting off this winter? Picture: PA.

Ryanair announces new winter routes from Newcastle Airport

Holidaymakers seeking a bit of winter sun now have two new routes to choose from on Ryanair..
Has your flight ever been delayed?

Most common reason for flight delay compensation revealed

Was your flight delayed over the Easter break? If you’ve been sat twiddling your thumbs in the departure lounge over the holidays and hoping for a pay out your claim will be more successful if the delay is due to a technical glitch according to latest research.
The Seattle skyline.

Travel: Seattle do very nicely for a buzzing city break

It’s scientifically proven that calories don’t count on vacation,” I’m told, as I bite into a hot, chewy, sugar-covered doughnut from Daily Dozen – the first of seven stops on my tour of Pike Place Market.

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