Soak up Some Winter Sun in Tenerife

With beautiful beaches, blue skies, and blazing temperatures, escape the post-Christmas chill with a trip to the largest of the Canary Islands.  There is a lot to say for a holiday haven which mixes familiarity with notes of the exotic. Tenerife is just such a destination. The biggest of the Canary Islands has long been loved by generations of British tourists-who know it to be a perfect possibility for winter sun. Read more about Soak up Some Winter Sun in Tenerife

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See Another Side of Dubai

Thought Dubai only catered to the rich and famous? This United Arab Emirates city might court visitors with expensive tastes, but beyond the skyscrapers and Western brands is a desert destination with enough cultural and hip hotspots for a bragworthy weekender that surprisingly - won't break the bank.  So if you're longing to escape the cold, here is an alternative plan for a two-day short break in this Middle Eastern playground. Read more about See Another Side of Dubai

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Take A French Alps Winter Ski Break

Where are you having dinner tonight? Instead of trudging home to eat a takeaway in front of the TV, you could be enjoying a four-course meal in your cosy chalet in the French Alps with free-flowing wine (and no washing up after).  After a day on the slopes, you'll have worked up an appetite, so there is nothing more welcoming than a home-cooked meal along with some great conversation to get you in the mood to party. Read more about Take A French Alps Winter Ski Break

Enjoy Winter Scandinavian Style

What are you doing this evening? Bet they won't be as memorable as catching a glimpse of the magical Northern Lights after a day cross-country skiing through stunning scenery or after tackling a World Cup slalom in a frozen forest.  Unlike the Alps, Scandinavian countries can add more to your winter experience.  The snow here last for up to six months, and it offers more than a day on the piste, with some amazing adventures. Read more about Enjoy Winter Scandinavian Style

Head to Malta for Sea, Sun and Family Fun

There are few islands that can rival Malta for its magical mix of culture, history and natural beauty. Thanks to its enviable position in the middle of the Mediterranean, this island has been much coveted as a naval base, conquered by a succession of world powers for more than 7000 years, from the Romans to the Knights of St John. Today, it’s Malta’s fantastic climate and unusual story that attracts visitors, although the rich influence of its former rulers is never far from view. Read more about Head to Malta for Sea, Sun and Family Fun

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Drive The Dutch Flower Route

Amazingly, it’s just a four-hour drive on the A4 through Antwerp and north into the Netherlands to get to the start of the famous Dutch flower route. Flowers have long been the stuff of romantic gestures, but blooms are a big deal in the Netherlands, the country which has dominated the global flower trade since tulip mania caused the world’s first commodity boom here during the Dutch Golden Age. Read more about Drive The Dutch Flower Route

See the Sunny Side of North America

Your first destination has to be the state road 741, where you’ll wind through Floridian fields and forests to the eerie beauty of Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve. You can get some surreal snaps here, then head back north to the sunny city of Stuart to capture the nearby woodland at sunset. And don’t miss out on the brilliant blue water of The Florida Keys while you’re in town – an amazing sight to behold, dotted with small islands and bursting with marine life. Read more about See the Sunny Side of North America

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