Spain holiday hotspot keeps hated tourist tax DESPITE being desperate for Brits to return

Spain holiday hotspot keeps hated tourist tax DESPITE being desperate for Brits to return

Before the coronavirus outbreak, tourism chiefs had announced an extensive clampdown on drinking in the most popular resorts of the island, specifically Magaluf and Playa de Palma, as well as San Antonio in Ibiza. They intended to target all-inclusive hotels, limiting drinks…

Morocco travel: Tune in to windy city’s wavelength

Morocco travel: Tune in to windy city’s wavelength

Surfboard underarm, I had one thought: “Absolutely no chance.”  Fast-forward five days and I’d conquered my fear of open water and fish – and learnt to surf.  Thanks to a few one-to-one lessons from some very patient instructors, I’d stood up on…

Egypt travel: Flying back into Sharm’s charms

Egypt travel: Flying back into Sharm’s charms

And with TUI offering direct five-hour flights from the UK, a family break to the glamorous Red Sea resort is very much back on the travel agenda.  With year-round sunshine, sweeping landscapes and world-renowned dive spots, Sharm has pretty much all you…

JAMAICA TRAVEL: Romantic retreat hits the suite spot

JAMAICA TRAVEL: Romantic retreat hits the suite spot

But it’s impossible not to feel uplifted in a sunshine paradise like this.  Having just completed a multi-million dollar makeover, the five-star Sandals Montego Bay resort is the place to be for unbridled, all-inclusive luxury in dazzling tropical surroundings. Occupying a half-mile…

GREECE TRAVEL: Swan around on Skiathos

GREECE TRAVEL: Swan around on Skiathos

Perched on a hill on the south-west facing Pounta Peninsula, the Elivi boutique resort on the Greek island of Skiathos is beachfront bliss.  Sitting above ribbons of white sands and olive groves, meadows bursting with red poppies and violets cover the hillsides….

GREECE TRAVEL: Swan around on Skiathos

GREECE TRAVEL: Swan around on Skiathos

Perched on a hill on the south-west facing Pounta Peninsula, the Elivi boutique resort on the Greek island of Skiathos is beachfront bliss.  Sitting above ribbons of white sands and olive groves, meadows bursting with red poppies and violets cover the hillsides….

Maldives travel: The blue lagoon of bliss

Maldives travel: The blue lagoon of bliss

Vibe  In a secluded corner of the northern Maldives, this five-star, adults-only island resort is a super-chilled retreat, ideal for couples in search of an upscale, castaway experience.  The 45-minute seaplane transfer over the jewel-like atolls is just long enough to reset…