Almost a decade after Reykjavik was forced to reinvent itself, it remains wonderfully weird, perhaps more than ever, writes Cynthia Rosenfeld.MORE
Leave the hectic city centres and forget about Fifth Avenue — Gorey, Marlfield House, and Esmonde St have it all, writes Carolyn Moore.MORE
TUI has 2018 options for those interested in Switzerland, Germany, Slovenia, Austria and Italy, priced from €499.
Santa in the sun? Ciara McDonnell checks out the best deals.MORE
Let others do the hard work for you this Christmas and take a festive break at an Irish hotel. We check out what’s on offerMORE
Planning a pre-Christmas shopping trip to Dublin with the girls? Ciara McDonnell rounds up the best hotels for a perfect girls’ weekend in the capital.
Want to try a skiing holiday with your children? Mareike Graepel has all you need to know...
The Maldives offers truly five-star luxury with a range of all-inclusive packages, writes Barry CoughlanMORE
Rita de Brún took an Austrian Alps adventure trekking along the Hohesalve and Wilder Kaiser Nature Reserve.
Cities in Ireland are catching up with the European mainland when it comes to festive markets, says Ciara McDonnellMORE
Thinking of visiting a Christmas market this year? Ciara McDonnell looks at some of the best Europe has to offer.MORE
Croatia’s UNESCO protected heritage city is the perfect getaway for sea-lovers, history buffs and Game of Thrones fanatics alike writes Fiachra Ó Cionnaith.
The Camino’s endpoint, Santiago de Compostela is also a great weekend break, says Michelle Darmody.
Ski season kicks off in earnest this month and Catherine Murphy has selected a range of options to suit all tastes and budgets.
What happens when your fiancé’s team qualifies for the Euros on the cusp of your wedding day? You take separate honeymoons, of course. While her new husband went to France, Irene O’Brien headed for Canada. And, as she discovered, they weren’t the only couple opting for a honeymoon with a difference
As Munich celebrates another Oktoberfest, Conor Power visits the city and finds it has far more to offer than beer-soaked streets. Expect history, culture, fine food and shopping on a visit to the annual festivalMORE
From chocolate workshops to horse riding, Kenmare is one of Ireland’s best holiday destinations for children, writes Vickie Maye.
Geoff Power visits the North Yorkshire landscape that inspired the Bronte sisters and Bram Stoker, and visits the medieval town of York, a haven for anyone with a sweet tooth.
With its private cinema and ‘posh dorms’ it’s no wonder the newly re-opened Crosshaven House is topping travel editors’ must-see lists, writes Vickie MayeMORE
Esther N McCarthy and family travelled from the Rebel County to Kilkenny to discover fairy trails, a plunge pool with a difference and a heap of hurling historyMORE
Movies have long had the power to spark tourist trends, but changing viewing habits and increased TV production values mean it’s the small screen that’s now inspiring serious wanderlust, writes Carolyn MooreMORE
Aida Austin explores the Baroque heritage and scenic landscape of central Europe with a luxurious river cruise on the Danube.
A week’s yoga and pilates retreat on the Canary Island of Fuerteventura offered good food, new friendships, sunny weather, swimming, hiking, and other activities, for Hilary Fennell.MORE
Noel Baker follows in the footsteps of Pippa Middleton and pays a visit to Glengarriff and the Eccles Hotel.MORE
Jonathan de Burca Butler discovers an Amsterdam that is a lot more than just a sin city, with fine art, fine food, and fine people making it one of Europe’s top destinations for a short break.MORE
South Africa’s urban gem is surrounded by stunning scenery and some of the finest vineyards, as Paul McCarthy discovered.
They are the places we visited as kids on Sunday drives, where we savoured 99s and rides on the ‘merries’. Three writers revisit their childhood haunts and experience Kinsale, Crosshaven and Cobh through grown-up eyes. Some of them travelled back with their own kids in tow, to explore what our local holiday destinations have to offer the next generationMORE
Tanja Buwelda ran a restaurant in Crosshaven before moving to Cuba, where she leads sizzling food tours, writes Kevin Pilley.MORE
Whether visiting the Warhol Museum or going to a baseball game, you will never be short of something to do in Pittsburgh, says Michelle DarmodyMORE
Reviewing the spa at the five-star Heritage hotel, in Co Laois, was relaxing work, says Esther McCarthyMORE
From glaciers to overwhelmingly friendly welcomes, Dan MacCarthy straps on his boots and goes hiking through the mountains of Iran.MORE
Jean O’Hanlon’s last minute tour of Iran introduced her to the fascinating treasures of the Persian Empire which stretches back more than nine thousand years.MORE
Havanna good time: Cuba Travel offers a seven night twin-centre getaway to Havana and Varadero with return flights from Ireland on both a B&B and all-inclusive basis.MORE
Having toured the length and breadth of Ireland, Barry Coughlan finds much more to discover in Ireland’s Ancient East.MORE