Sands and time: from Lancashire to Cumbria in bare feet

Sands and time: from Lancashire to Cumbria in bare feet

You can’t fault Google Maps for optimism. At 1pm on Saturday the dark blue dot placed me, accurately, in the middle of the light blue of Morecambe Bay, a mile from the nearest shore. “Try restaurants, coffee,” it advised. At that moment,…

A guide to Europe’s up-and-coming foodie destinations

A guide to Europe’s up-and-coming foodie destinations

There’s a feast of lesser-known European cities with superb foodie scenes, so tuck into our guide for… destination delicious Here’s how to be a little more adventurous and seek out one of Europe’s up-and-coming foodie destinations From the Belgian city of Bruges…

Braving the elements on a golf break in Madeira

Braving the elements on a golf break in Madeira

The fairway to heaven! Braving the elements on a thrilling golf break in Madeira The Daily Mail’s Adam Ruck headed off for a golf break in Madeira  He visited Santo da Serra Golf Club, which hosted the European tour for 20 years…

Why you need to visit Portugal’s Comporta

Why you need to visit Portugal’s Comporta

Shh! It’s meant to be a secret: Never heard of Portugal’s Comporta? That’s the point – and one of the many reasons you should go there now Comporta is ‘Lisbon set’s equivalent of the Hamptons’ writes Simon Mills   Jose Mourinho, Nicolas Sarkozy,…

Why Kuala Lumpur is a stopover with staying power

Why Kuala Lumpur is a stopover with staying power

A stopover with staying power: With world-class shopping and some of the best food in Asia, Kuala Lumpur has become a destination in its own right Liz Hoggard checked into RuMa hotel, in the heart of the Golden Triangle Shopping is a…

Everything You Need to Know About Mardi Gras

Everything You Need to Know About Mardi Gras

Each year during Mardi Gras, approximately 1.4 million visitors take to the streets of New Orleans to participate in the city’s iconic Fat Tuesday parades and festivities. The annual celebration of excess and indulgence is observed everywhere from Rio de Janeiro to Venice, but…