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New York City. In early November and from January through early March, however, luxury hotel prices drop by around 20 per cent. Photograph: iStock

Luxury travel can be experienced in two ways: by paying top dollar or by paying less. Given the choice, wouldn’t you pick the latter? Of course, the (...)

Soak up the sun on JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa’s newly  launched JW Retreat packages on Isola Delle Rose in Italy

Venetian retreats The JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa launch their JW Retreats this month, a collection of exclusive hideaways located on Isola D(...)

The Viking Voyage at Tayto Park is Ireland’s largest water ride

Tayto’s Viking splash Tayto Park opened a brand new water slide this week. Viking Voyage at the Park is Ireland’s largest water ride, with 1.7 millio(...)

A child plays with a handbag as other migrants queue to be medically checked in Sicily, Italy. Photograph: Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters

An Italian mafia group took over the running of one of Europe’s largest migrant reception centres, using a Roman Catholic charity organisation as a co(...)

Furuzamani Beach, Zamami Island, Kerama Islands, Okinawa, Japan
52 Places to Go in 2017
  • Travel
  • January 11, 2017, 12:30

1. Canada: A world to explore. Canada has cosmopolitan cities, barely explored natural wonders and everything in between. Canada is huge — the s(...)

The village of Atrani, on the Amalfi Coast in Italy. Photograph: Getty

It is always nice to come back from holidays having discovered something new or done something different. Often we return to the same place for years (...)

Tee-up in Taormina, Sicily
  • Travel
  • January 26, 2015, 07:00

The Dom spread his hands and gave me the most Sicilian of shrugs. He then proceeded to make me several offers I found hard to refuse. First, he(...)

The chalet at Isola in southeastern France where two children died after a rock slide. Photograph: AP Photo

Two children died when their mountain chalet was crushed by an enormous rock near the Alpine ski resort of Is(...)