Let others do the hard work this Christmas and take a festive break at one of Ireland’s top hotels. From mulled wine and mince pies by the fire to cocktails and carols, Vickie Maye takes a look at the what’s on offerRead article
Can’t afford Lapland this year? Take the family to Winterval in Waterford, writes Vickie MayeRead article
The fragrant island of Hvar is a microcosm of the very best that Croatia has to offer, writes, Ellie O’Byrne.Read article
What could be more melancholic, extravagant, alienated, operatic and deeply strange than Italian film? Try turning Italian film into a theme park, writes Christine Smallwood.Read article
John Gasson falls in love with Italy’s blissful, rustic Aeolian Islands, from the fertile soils of Panarea, through to Lipari, the largest of the archipelago, and onto Salina.Read article
From the fantasies of Las Vegas to the movie world of Los Angeles, Sarah Horgan invites us on her honeymoon to the ‘Coast’.Read article
Pet O’Connell goes hill walking in Dingle, and brushes up on her Irish language skills while she’s there.
Sometimes the best mini breaks are close to home, as Esther N McCarthy discovered in Blarney.Read article
WOW has announced direct flights between Cork and Iceland – with the option of making Reykjavik a stopover en route to America. Ahead of the Cork launch, Vicki Notaro travels to Boston to see what it’s really like to fly no frills, long haul.Read article
On an antipodean adventure Caroline Hennessy checks out the best eateries, the coolest things to do, and the best sights, all with her partner and two smallies in tow.