Cruise control: Epic scale of luxury and fun on board Royal Caribbean’s new Symphony of the Seas

Already a fan of cruise liners, Conall Ó Fátharta was bowled over by the epic scale of luxury and fun on board Royal Caribbean’s new Symphony ...

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Run, hike and swim: How to have an active weekend in Geneva

Local resident and extreme sportsman Dawa Sherpa shares his favourite routes.

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5 Los Angeles neighbourhoods where you can hang out with celebrities

Bump into an A-lister in these glitzy parts of town

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Cuba named as number one travel destination for female solo travellers

As more women than ever are holidaying alone, one solo traveller shares her tips.

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Sick of the heat? Cool off with an icy adventure

Sarah Marshall delves into a world of bears and bergs with polar addicts Chris Packham, Mark Carwardine and Paul Goldstein.

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This new eBay-style site could transform the way we book holidays

Stuck with travel plans you can no longer make? New online marketplace TransferTravel.com could be the solution, says Sarah Marshall.

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You can now take a Jay-Z and Beyoncé-themed art tour around the Louvre

It explores the famous pieces featured in The Carters’ latest video.

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Attitude is key when going on a singles holiday

For singles holidays, attitude can be the key to an enjoyable adventure or spending the flight home vowing never again, writes Roisin Meaney.

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Yearning for a return to lovely Laois after a Heritage Hotel stay

A well-known song describes someone yearning for lovely Laois, so Marita Moloney travelled to the Heritage Hotel and Spa in Killenard to check it out for herself.

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7 of the most beautiful French towns to visit on the Tour de France route

The legendary Tour de France has kicked off, but you don’t have to be a cycling fan to appreciate these locations.

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Corsica: The rugged French island that’s becoming a modern beauty

New direct flights have improved access to the wild and scenic Mediterranean island. Beverley Rouse discovers its appeal.

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Hawaii set to be the first country in the world to ban sunscreens that are bad for the environment

Here’s why certain products are damaging coral and what to use instead.

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10 clever ways to save money at the airport and have more to spend on holiday

Even before take off it’s possible to waste money. Sarah Marshall finds out how to save those vital vacation pennies before you hit the runway.

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Discovering the hidden gems on Cork's doorstep

When Joe O’Shea returned to his native Cork after decades abroad, he was blown away by the hidden treasures he discovered right on his doorstep.

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Norwegian Air launch new slimline seats with more leg room – here’s what you need to know

You won’t need to pay extra for more space anymore.

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Can you guess which is the most Instagrammed beach in America?

Clue: It’s where the body beautiful crew hang out…

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Weavers, potato farmers and chefs are benefiting from tourism in Peru’s Sacred Valley – here’s why

Capitalising on growing visitor numbers to Machu Picchu, local communities are preserving traditional cultures. Sarah Marshall finds out how.

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Now you can sneak into the Vatican before sunrise – here’s how

A new experience from TripAdvisor allows travellers priviledged access to one of Italy’s most popular tourist attractions.

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How 5 cities across North America celebrated Pride

New York, Toronto and Mexico City were among the places full of rainbow flags.

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Discover the luxury jungle lodge in Costa Rica accessed by white water rapids

You’ll need a sense of adventure to make this epic transfer

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Weekend break: A very special journey back to Clare's old ground

Having enjoyed the magic of Co Clare as a youngster, Eoin English retraces his steps — now with his own family in tow.

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A stranger at home: An American gives his verdict on Cork's tourist attractions

According to the Lonely Planet’s latest Ireland edition, “everything good about Ireland can be found in County Cork”. Truth or just wishful thinking? ...

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Authentic Spanish villages, lively sea fronts and undiscovered gems: It's the new travel lexicon

Tongue firmly in cheek, Pat Fitzpatrick presents his travel glossary. Read on for what those shiny brochures are really trying to tell you...

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Suitcase essentials: From beauty to books, our editors have your holidays covered

Looking for some expert advice before you head off on your holidays? From suitcase essentials, to beauty musts, beach reads and ultimate playlists, our editors and ...

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National Kissing Day: 6 of the best spots around the world to take a selfie with your other half

These romantic spots are perfect for puckering up.

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Can a family holiday in Ibiza really work?

There’s more to the White Isle than partying, with plenty on offer for younger visitors too. Aine Fox explores family-friendly Santa Eularia.

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From Abu Dhabi to Salcombe – these hotels have been voted the best in the world

Whether you want total opulence or really great food, there’s something for everyone.

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