FIVE PLACES TO STAY IN GREECE Despite all of its ongoing problems, Greece is predicting a record bump in tourist numbers for 2016, with 25 mill(...)

Walking tour of Paris couture
  • Travel
  • April 11, 2015, 10:02

Walk in the footsteps of Vuitton, Worth, Chanel and Dior with a new guided walking tour of Paris devoted to the history of couture. The three-hour (...)

Men were the first to embrace the “love match”.

It was simpler once, according to US author and academic Stephanie Coontz. Men and women married for strategic reasons; to consolidate and enhance the(...)

Downton getaways

Fancy living out your Crawley fantasies? The Carnavon family (the fifth earl was, with Henry Carter, the discoverer of Tutankhamen’s tomb in 1923),(...)

The Fermanagh Lakelands

To view more content including videos of locations in the longlist, visit The Irish Times has chosen five finalists i(...)

We are a book club of nine ladies going to Marrakech, where we’ll be staying in a riad close to the Medina. We have a couple of queries that we’re won(...)

Illustration: Chris Gash/New York Times

Jennifer Lauren, niece of the fashion designer Ralph Lauren, attracted much embarrassing publicity for her mid-air outburst and subsequent arrest at S(...)

Ski safe: a  skier wearing a helmet  in the Tyrolean ski resort of Ochsengarten. Photograph:  Leonhard Foeger/Reuters
Irish skiing: downhill since 2008
  • Travel
  • January 4, 2014, 01:00

Michael Schumacher’s life-threatening accident might give pause for thought to some of the 30,000-plus Irish people who take an annual ski holiday, bu(...)

Chania, Crete’s most handsome town. Photograph: Marco Simoni/The Image Bank/Getty

Almería The “Spanish Marseilles” is a busy industrial port and capital of a desert-like region; it was the favourite film set for spaghetti westerns, (...)

Do you think you have a healthy lifestyle?It’s healthier than most, but not as healthy as some. I’m quite healthy but I can also be quite lazy about i(...)