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Overseas Travel

  • YUM! Foodie cruises

    The latest trend afloat is all about quality dining with international bistros and top chefs getting in on the act

  • Country Kids, France

    Children and adults are equally well-catered for on a Country Kids holidays in France with everything from a wine cellar and a spa to daily farm animal feeding on site.

  • Caribbean island match

    Budget-conscious or luxe? Romantic or family-friendly? Get the lowdown on the right islands and resorts for you with our handy guide.

  • China in your hands

    China on your bucket list but looking a bit daunting? Get the lowdown from the experts

  • How to cruise in serious style

    Take your mind out of the gutter, I’m talking about holidays. Hey, I saw you roll your eyes and do that whole ‘Pah! I don’t do cruises thing’. But have you heard about the new kind of cruise – boutique river cruises? I did one last year up the Mekong through Cambodia and Vietnam and it […]

  • Get holiday inspired!

    Regular readers will know I’m a keen globe-trotter with a background in travel journalism. So, I thought I’d give you a heads up on a fun holiday showcase happening in Sussex and Kent this Saturday 1 April and a bit of a who’s who on a few of the companies taking part. Baldwins Travel have eight branches across […]

    • Vegas, Baby! New flights from Gatwick

      When I travel I love to experience another culture. I prefer boutique hotels and if there’s great local food as well then I’m one happy bunny. So Vegas with its crass fakery, giant accommodation and all-you-can-eat buffets should be my idea of holiday hell… yet somehow it isn’t. I’ve been there a couple of times and found […]

    • Why you’ll love Lisbon for a short break

      I’ve been itching to go to Lisbon for years and I’d have got there a lot sooner had I realised how late in the year it holds its heat. At the end of October last year I was walking round in flip-flops and it hit 24C! With handy flights from Gatwick it’s well worth considering […]

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