Loire

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Simone, John, Sophie and Jane at Chateaux Azay-le-Rideau in the Loire Valley.

The Swedes have a word for it: flygskam, or “flying shame”. Growing anxiety about the environmental impact of travel means more and more people are no(...)

 Visitors to the Louvre take photos of the Mona Lisa. Photograph: Owen Franken/New York Times

The procession takes a good half-hour, from IM Pei’s glass pyramid to the presence of the world’s most famous woman. There are brief bottlenecks at th(...)

The Eiffel Tower. Photograph: iStock

With more than 89 million visitors a year, France is officially the world’s most popular destination. There are almost countless reasons to visit, fro(...)

Farmhouse Cafe Bakery’s bread selection

Exquisite works of art The wedding and special occasion cakes made by pastry chef Clare Taylor, who has set up in business in Newtownmountkennedy, Co(...)

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Wildlife Where Harry took Meghan? Well, not exactly, but those who caught the engagement interview might remember Harry’s favourite place in the world(...)

Marques de Goulaine Sauvignon Blanc, Val de Loire Noffla, the association of independent off-licences, hold a series of bind-tastings every(...)

Peter Murtagh riding a forest trail on the Inveraray Castle estate in Scotland

Why don’t more of us to go Scotland? There’s no obvious answer to that but one thing’s for sure, when you do, you’ll soon be wondering “why did it tak(...)

Camping Les Ormes in Dol de Bregtagne, Brittany

Thought five-star camping was a contradiction in terms? Check out our top 10 sites with fun stuff for kids, and sights to see for grown-ups, to ensure(...)

The Rose Hotel in Tralee: its  Valentine’s package includes breakfast each morning and a specially designed five-course  candlelit dinner in the elegant surrounds of  The Park Restaurant

NEWS One fine stay Our hearts would certainly beat hard for the InterContinental’s V-Day special, an indulgent and saccharine-sweet overnight stay(...)

Brett and Pamela Stephenson of Wicklow Way  make fruit wines

It takes one hundred days of sunshine to ripen grapes. As we rarely get anything like a that in this country, we cannot produce wine. And yet, Sweden,(...)

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