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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Normandy for Father's Day? Oui, oui!

Fancy a family holiday that will tick everyone’s boxes, from sports to snakes to castle adventures? Look no further than Normandy, France, writes Esther N ...

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5 of the most interesting Russian cities that will be hosting the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Sure, most people will be watching the football – but what else is there to do in these places?

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8 things to do in The Hague and Delft – home of Dutch art and artisans

As Eurostar opens new routes to the Netherlands, Lauren Taylor discovers art, royal history and modern food in Holland’s third largest city.

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Escorted tours are the ideal soloution for solo travellers – here’s why

As an increasing number of people choose to holiday without friends or family, Sarah Marshall finds out why escorted tours are becoming so popular.

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The ultimate food-focused getaway

When Paul Flynn took a punt on buying a disused tannery people thought he was mad, but the gamble has paid off by becoming a sensational dining experience, writes ...

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Feast your eyes on this: This summer's best food festivals

Joe McNamee travels the country for his wrap of some of the best food festivals coming our way this summer.

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10 top tips for a plastic-free holiday this summer

A worrying amount of single-use plastic gets used on holidays. Catherine Mack from Responsible Travel, shares advice for cutting it down.

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The great outdoors

To mark Cork Harbour Festival, Joe O’Shea rounds up the county’s best summer trails – and the finest lunch venues for afters.

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Holiday rentals with a difference

From thatched cottages to light houses to gypsy-style caravans, Ciara McDonnell rounds up some of Ireland’s most unique holiday homes.

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Love Island is back: How to have your own ‘long hot summer’ in Mallorca

The ITV2 show returns next week, so here’s how to holiday like the islanders.

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Judy Murray’s top 3 cities to visit on the tennis circuit

Judy Murray chooses three of her favourite cities to explore while on major tennis tours with her sons, Andy and Jamie.

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5 common scams around the world travellers warn to look out for

Beware of free gifts and too-good-to-be-true prizes.

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This Cypriot hotel is now one of the most glamorous beach stays in Europe – here’s why

A recent €10 million renovation has transformed the Annabelle hotel in Paphos. Eleanor Lees finds out if it really is worth all the hype.

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Fiestas, food, and my own private hideaway

Given her love affair with the country, it’s no wonder Sheila O’Flanagan dispatches characters in her books to Spain.

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A five star home from home on the set of The Restaurant

Conall Ó Fátharta loved the luxury, the cosiness, and the total lack of fuss during his short stay at a venue known for its starring role on TV’s ...

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