The world’s best horse-riding holidays

Horse riding is a great way to explore scenic vistas. Whether you are a keen novice or a seasoned eventer, there is an equestrian adventure to suit all levels and experience.  Scroll down for our guide to the best horse-riding holidays… A VERY STATELY RIDE Grandeur: Pictured above is Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire Don’t miss … Read more

The world’s best all-inclusive holidays

Bored with signing for every drink or ice cream?  Then an all-inclusive holiday will fit the bill, whether you’re looking for action, romance or a family break.  Put your wallet away and plan your happy days . . .   BEST FOR ACTION Go all in: An incredible in-ocean villa in the Maldives Yoga, pilates, tai … Read more

Here’s the proof it always pays to book direct

Online hotel booking websites are good at making you think you’re getting a bargain. And they want you to move fast because, as they put it, ‘there are only two rooms left’ and the hotel is experiencing ‘high demand’. But last week, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced that it will take ‘enforcement action … Read more

Is this New York’s hippest hotel? The Hoxton in Brooklyn is certainly a contender

If you’re looking for New York’s most hip area, Williamsburg is surely a strong contender for the crown. It’s no wonder it’s the location for boutique chain Hoxton’s first ever hotel in the US. With its cool lobby decked out in millennial pink furniture, trendy staff wearing jeans and trainers and a gorgeous rooftop bar, … Read more

The stunning winning entries from the Mobile Photography Awards revealed

The stunning winning entries from the Mobile Photography Awards revealed (and there’s not a selfie in sight!) Eighth annual Mobile Photography Awards attracted over 7,000 entries from photographers in 65 countries Grand prize winner was Polish snapper Dominika Koszowska a graphic designer and fine art photographer The awards founder says most entries are taken on … Read more

Tourists reveal the attractions they claim are not worth the hype

Some tourists pay thousands to fly half way around the world to visit Hollywood Boulevard. But they’re wasting their time according to one internet user – because it ‘smells like straight-up s***’. This outpouring was just one of many that appeared on a forum dedicated to the revealing of ‘overhyped’ tourist attractions. Pictured is Romeo … Read more

Missing Little Chef? Soho House is coming to the rescue with American-style motel-diners

Little Chef roadside eateries were part of the fabric of Britain for decades – but the brand became defunct last year. However, the roadside diner concept is getting a new lease of life – because now celebrity-favourite Soho House is getting in on the action. It’s just opened an American-style motel-diner – with a drive-thru … Read more

Pictured: The incredible Airbus BelugaXL touches down on British soil for the first time 

Pictured: The incredible Airbus BelugaXL touches down on British soil for the first time The huge aircraft is the newest addition to the Airbus transport fleet and sports eyes and a cheeky smile The plane landed at Hawarden Airport in Broughton, Flintshire, as part of a year-long testing programme New model BelugaXL is six metres … Read more