The best honeymoon-style holidays for solo travellers, from St Lucia to Kenya

Jewel-hued waters, a white-sand beach, palm trees, rose petals strewn across my enormous bed – I started last year on a high at the top-rated Nanuku Auberge Resort in Fiji. But I quickly realised that, essentially, I had booked into a honeymoon destination – and I was alone. However, staying on my own in a … Read more

Travel companies are adding a host of optional extras to post-lockdown getaways

Package holidays getting personal: Travel companies are adding a host of optional extras to post-lockdown getaways Hays Travel, Travelbag and others can arrange taxi transfers on many packages  Responsible Travel has tailor-made holidays on offer to Greece, Cuba and more  Freedom Destinations can build bespoke fly-drive trips from Canada to Namibia  By Neil Simpson For … Read more

Exclusive for Mail on Sunday readers: Explore glorious Venice with TV’s Kevin McCloud

Exclusive for Mail on Sunday readers: Explore glorious Venice with TV’s Kevin McCloud By Mail on Sunday Reporter Published: 22:01 GMT, 6 March 2021 | Updated: 22:01 GMT, 6 March 2021 Venice is a city like no other. Beautiful, romantic and formed of 118 islands linked with spectacular bridges and canals, its ornate palaces and … Read more

Why ROB CROSSAN is dreaming of Vienna and its ‘perfect’ cafes during the lockdown 

Why travel writer ROB CROSSAN is dreaming of Vienna and the timeless warmth of its ‘perfect’ cafes during the lockdown The Daily Mail’s Rob Crossan recalls a trip to Vienna and visiting a special cafe near St Michael’s Square Café Hawelka has been run by the same family since it opened in 1939 – there’s no … Read more

East Staffordshire market town of Uttoxeter is far from being a one-trick pony 

People know it as ‘the finest country racecourse in the land’. And when you’re up in the stands at Uttoxeter, with a backdrop of gentle hills and woodland, it’s easy to see why. But this pretty East Staffordshire market town is far from being a one-trick pony. Market Place is the town’s unspoilt, cobbled centre. … Read more

From Italy to Egypt, Sarah Sands reveals what she found visiting 10 monasteries across the globe

Many in isolation are desperate for travel. I, meanwhile, have been travelling in order to find isolation. Inspired by a 13th-century Cistercian wall at the bottom of my garden in Norfolk, a couple of years ago I began visiting some of the great religious houses of Britain and then traced the route of monasticism from … Read more

The holiday hotspots that are cheaper and more expensive than last year, from Bulgaria to Corfu

The good news is that thanks to a strengthening pound, seven out of ten traditional summer holiday hotspots are cheaper this year than they were 12 months ago. That’s according to the Post Office Travel Money’s annual report, revealed exclusively today in the Mail.  The report compares the prices of eight staples tourists spend their … Read more

Cyprus is opening to UK tourists before any other country in Europe – here’s our guide to the island

Your second home awaits. That’s the message from the Cyprus minister of tourism, Savvas Perdios, who can’t wait to welcome Britons back to his island’s gorgeous beaches and azure waters when travel returns. Here we offer up a tantalising guide to the best of Cyprus. SURF’S UP  Out of this world: A view of the … Read more

P&O Cruises to offer Brits staycation ‘escape’ trips that will go on sale later in March 

P&O Cruises cancels some of its trips abroad this summer so it can offer Britons staycation voyages for the first time The trips are being billed by the cruise line as ‘the ultimate summer escapes’  The cruises, which will sail from Southampton, will go on sale later in March  In normal times, all P&O Cruises’s … Read more

P&O to offer Britons a series of staycation ‘escape’ trips that will go on sale later in March 

P&O cancels some of its cruises abroad this summer so it can offer Britons staycation trips for the first time The trips are being billed by the cruise line as ‘the ultimate summer escapes’  The cruises, which will sail from Southampton, will go on sale later in March  In normal times, all P&O’s sailings have … Read more