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We Brits are renowned for indulging in our Gallic travel passions but Paris, ‘le Croisette’ and Brittany are terribly passé, a factor that Iain Robertson suggests could be readily overcome by taking a break in the Champagne region.
With rail travel back in fashion, here is an haut couture selection from Mike Pickup
One of Europe’s youngest country’s, Slovenia provides visitors with some striking contrasts – from beach holidays to winter skiing with much inbetween. Mike Pickup sampled its varied flavours
A short ferry ride to the Isle of Wight reveals steam train rides, miniature villages, Victorian connections and a rich naval history. Mike Pickup made the trip to sample the wide variety of experiences available
Mike Pickup boarded Viking’s longship Freya for a week on the Danube calling at some of Europe’s historic capitals of culture
The Ancient East is Ireland’s best kept tourist secret. Jamie Ball went exploring and outlines here some of his favourite routes