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How to spend a perfect weekend in Dartmoor's prettiest village

Head west for bale-tossing, sheep-shearing, cream teas and breathtaking views.  What’s so special about Widecombe-in-the-Moor? Well, plenty. For a start, it’s arguably the...

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20 reasons why trains are better than planes

We need to stop flying so much and start taking more trains. Here's why.  1. They are safer There's some debate over whether planes or trains are safer, and it all...

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Why are so many adults obsessed with Disney theme parks? I went to find out

If, like me, you grew up watching Disney movies on VHS, you’ll remember that longing feeling that the opening few minutes of the video caused. The music would come on, Tinkerbell...

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17 things I learnt about France and the French after travelling across the country

My last four weeks were spent travelling across France, from Biarritz to Nice, by train, car and bicycle. During that time I’ve explored villages, cities and national parks, and crossed...

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Telegraph Travel Awards 2019: Win a £42,000 stay in a luxury villa in Croatia

Voting in the 2019 Telegraph Travel Awards is open, giving you the opportunity to reward those operators and destinations that continue to surpass your expectations. And because we...

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Vintage cinemas and America's 'best Martini': 6 Once Upon a Time in Hollywood filming locations to visit

The hottest new movie to launch onto cinema screens last week was undoubtedly Quentin Tarantino’s ninth film, Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood. Entwining two narratives during...

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What happened when I hired an 'Instagram photographer' to document my family holiday

Was the £193-an-hour service weird and awkward or genuinely helpful?  "Just stand with your backs to that giant cactus and pretend you’re having a conversation,” says...

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The world's best restaurants in airports, according to our experts

There is no pizzeria in Naples Airport. Excuse me while I move to Naples to open a pizzeria in the airport. How can there not be already? It’s a licence to print money, surely,...

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Forget Oxford and Cambridge - 7 underrated university cities to visit instead

Norwich: an “irresistible destination for tourists”? Probably not the first definition that springs to mind when you think of this fine city. But the unconvinced should take...

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How to discover the real Dubai, beyond the skyscrapers and stereotypes

My stomach turns slightly as I walk on to the glass-bottomed floor at the top of the Dubai Frame. I am standing 500ft up in a giant golden picture frame (this is quite a literal...

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World's most luxurious cruise ship, Scenic Eclipse, makes long-awaited debut

Scenic Eclipse, the world’s first "discovery yacht", is finally welcoming her first passengers in Reykjavik today. Last Saturday I had a sneak preview of Scenic’s new venture,...

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Forget the Med, you can now fly direct to Scotland's stunningly remote islands

Loganair can get you to the Outer Hebrides in under three hours, which makes it perfect for a long weekend break. Here's how to spend your time there “We’re just pulling...