For me, city breaks are normally about whirlwind visits around exciting new places punctuated by pauses to sample the delights of the local wine bars.
There is nowhere in the world quite like Rome. You can spend hours combing cobbled streets, stumbling across ruin after ruin left behind by the Roman Empire.
Relaxing luxury that’s a little bit indulgent. That’s exactly how I would describe my recent trip on the Northern Belle vintage train.
I’m dangling head first 60 feet above the earth, eyes trained on the fairground below and praying the harness in which my ample middle-aged body is clamped does its job and holds me fast.
Scotland is beautiful all year round, but autumn illuminates our countryside like no other season.
The Great Outdoors: Bobbing and weaving down the forest, learning the trade in the school of loose rocks
Every day during the summer, scores of tourists park up at the Nevis Range and score their ticket for a ride on the famous gondola.
It’s like the quiet coach on a British train. Anyone who dares speak too loudly is quickly shushed by their neighbours.
Wild and scary but Orlando still blooms: Why Florida is the perfect holiday destination for little and big kids
In the world’s rollercoaster capital, it wasn’t a thrill ride on rails that took our breath away, but one that whooshed on water.
It's a country as synonymous with cartels and cocaine as Scotland is with haggis and kilts.