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TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice® awards for beaches: Inchydoney Beach in Clonakilty, Co Cork. Photograph: TripAdvisor

Inchydoney Beach in Clonakilty, Co Cork has been named the best beach in Ireland in TripAdvisor’s 2019 Travellers’ Choice awards for beaches. Second (...)

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(...)