Travel: An enthralling African adventure that will live long in the memory

The first film I saw in cinemascope as a young boy was called Shaka.

An armed policeman on the beach in Sousse, Tunisia, following the June 2015 terrorist attack at the beach.  Pic: PA.

Thomas Cook resumes flights to Tunisia after Sousse terror attack

The first package holiday to Tunisia sold to UK customers after the Sousse massacre begins today.
Art Noveau Stairs in the Stadtpark.

Travel: Vienna - the cool capital suited for all ages, budgets and varied tastes

It is a burgeoning city with sights-a-plenty, slick public transport and a culture and music scene that’s surely among the world’s best.

Long Ashes Park.

Travel: Enjoy living a life of luxury - just for the weekend - in Yorkshire Dales

The sun rose slowly over the North Yorkshire moors as we looked out of the windows of our luxury lodge.
You had plenty to say about the passport fees. Picture: PA.

'Get it before the prices go up' - Readers react to passport fees hike

Dozens of you have made moves to renew your passports following the announcement that the prices could change "in weeks".

Make sure you check the small print on your policy.

Why you should check the small print on your travel insurance policy

People booking holidays are being reminded that insurance claims made for mishaps while they are away could be turned down if they have been drinking too much alcohol.

Ye Olde Bell

Review: Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa, Barnby Moor, Nottinghamshire

I’ve lost count of the amount of times I’ve driven past Blyth services at junction 34 on the A1.
Holidaymakers are being offered the chance to reserve sunbeds without the daily dash to put a towel down. Pic: Dave Thompson/PA Wire.

Thomas Cook offers holidaymakers chance to reserve their sunbed

Holidaymakers are being offered the chance to reserve sunbeds without the daily dash to put a towel down.
Monastir Beach, in the Sahel area.

Travel: Tunisia is back on the tourist map and well worth a visit during 2018

Tunisian tourist chiefs breathed a collective sigh of relief when one of Britain’s favourite holiday resorts was taken off the “Don’t Go” list late last year.

Photos by Sean Elliott Photography

North East castle offers Game of Thrones experience for couples

Fancy romancing your partner in Westeros this Valentine’s?

The stylish Absalon Hotel on Helgolandsgade, Vesterbro.

Travel: Keep on running in stylish and cosmopolitan Danish capital

A large chunk of our great continent which has eluded me until now is Scandanavia, so when I took the plunge and decided to visit Copenhagen, in a country thought to be one of the happiest in the world, I couldn’t wait to get there.
Les Charmettes.

Travel: Park yourself in the Charente for a family-friendly French getaway

For years, the UK’s love affair with France has been conducted largely in three distinct, and very different, locations – Brittany, the Riviera and the Alps.

Making a fraudulent claim is a criminal offence.

Warning over holiday sickness claims as research shows fifth of Britons approached

One in five Britons (19%) has been approached about making a compensation claim for holiday sickness, according to new research.

Have you booked your holiday yet?

Travel firms ready for busiest day as Britons book 2018 bookings

Saturday is set to be the busiest day of the year for travel firms as thousands of people book trips after returning to work following the festive period.

Cockermouth High Street

Travel: sample whisky and Wordsworth on a weekend in Cockermouth, Cumbria

As you’d expect from the birthplace of the great romantic poet William Wordsworth, Cockermouth is a picture postcard of a classic Cumbrian town come to life.


Holidaymakers 'fooled' into paying more than they should, says watchdog

Consumers are being "fooled" into paying more than they need to for flights and holidays in misleading time-limited deals, a watchdog has found.
Camel trekking is a feature of Sidi Kaouk beach.

Travel: Sample fine food and architecture in this charming African gateway

It’s not just in the geographical sense that Morocco is the gateway to Africa.

The Sensimar Arona Gran Hotel and Spa, Tenerife.

Travel: Satisfy your need for some sun with new year break to Tenerife

As the nights darken and the air grows crisp, a yearning for the heat of the sun becomes something of a British past time.

The Grand Hotel & Spa, York

Review: The Grand, York + win an afternoon tea for two worth up to £76

Katy Wheeler tries out one of York’s oldest hotels that’s so grand they named it just that.

Christmas at the Gendarmenmarkt.

Travel: A sparkling taste of Christmas in Germany’s capital city of contrasts

As the snow began to fall and the sparkling lights glistened on the wooden roofs it was easy to see why thousands of people visit the continent’s Christmas markets each year to add festive sparkle to the seasonal celebrations.
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