Swastika on a building in Seoul

Why we shouldn’t ban the swastika

Japanese authorities have mooted a plan to update their maps and replace the swastika with an inoffensive three-tiered pagoda.
foreign currency

Will currency fluctuations affect British holidaymakers?

How will GBP fluctuations versus USD and EUR affect consumers’ travel decisions? Jo Chipchase investigates.
Pennsylvania State Capitol, Harrisburg (PA)

Road trip through South Eastern Pennsylvania

Going to Philadelphia? Hire a car and tour the Pennsylvania countryside in search of battlefields, country gardens and excellent food.

Austenland – will Jane Austen inspire you to visit England?

The film Austenland offers a novel reason to tour England for Jane Austen fans.
Noto Cathedral, Sicily, Italy

Road Trip to the Deep South of Sicily

Greek Temples, Baroque towns and sumptuous cuisine are some of the many attractions of this unspoiled regions of Sicily, which is also the southernmost part of Italy.
Gastein ski area

Ski Guide: Gastein Valley, Austria

A good choice for families and offering plenty of activities - 100km of winter walking trails, curling and ice-skating - for skiers travelling with non-skiing partners.
Guernsey: a port

Guernsey, Channel Islands – from rugged cliffs to huge beaches

From heritage sites to fine dining, Guernsey in the Channel Islands is more than just Jersey's little neighbour.

Six Halloween destinations in Europe

From the ghastly and the ghoulish to the truly hair-raising, here are six spookiest Halloween destinations in Europe.
Manor House Hote in Wiltshire, England

Hotel Review: The Manor House, Wiltshire, UK

If you’ve ever imagined what it’d be like to be a guest at a country estate, or to live out a Downton Abbey-esque fantasy, this is your chance to try it.
Amsterdam canal houseboat

Top 3 Houseboats in Amsterdam

Amsterdam looks a whole lot different when you stay in a houseboat. For less than the price of a mid-range hotel, you can check in for a night onboard a luxury houseboat.