Travel

  • NewsThe Telegraph

    How to keep your children safe by the pool this summer

    An estimated 85 Britons drown each year on holiday, and 13 per cent of UK travellers have experienced a near miss in the water, with young children and men most likely to fall victim, according to a charity’s analysis of accident statistics.

    5-min read
  • NewsThe Telegraph

    ‘Solid rain for two weeks’: Readers share their experiences of rip-off British holidays

    Is Britain the world’s biggest holiday rip-off? It’s a question our travel writer Abigail Butcher recently sought to answer, and her findings sparked a lively debate. With uninspiring cottages for £1,000 a week, shocking rail fares and extortionate meals out, Abi argued that the UK staycation boom has come to a sudden halt, and our readers, it seems, tend to agree.

    5-min read
  • NewsThe Telegraph

    I went to Iceland’s Blue Lagoon the day it reopened – in spite of the lava

    The man at the checkpoint seems very relaxed. Too relaxed, maybe. “You’re good to go,” he says. “Just don’t stop on the lava.”

    5-min read
  • LifestyleThe Telegraph

    Five reasons why you should forget your preconceptions about Germany

    I, too, was once a Germany sceptic. Who, after all, would want to travel to a country just as rainy as Britain, dotted with bleak, industrial cities, apparently possessing no mountains or beaches à la France or Italy, and with a cuisine full of sauerkraut and sausages that sounded heavier than a Second World War documentary?

    15-min read
  • LifestyleThe Telegraph

    Everything Wayne Rooney needs to know about Salcombe

    Wayne Rooney’s glittering career at Manchester United made him a fixture of the North West, not to mention English footballing royalty. From their £20 million mansion, he and his wife of 16 years, Coleen, practically invented the “Cheshire set”, a community of footballers whose luxury mega-mansions dot the county’s countryside.

    8-min read
  • NewsThe Telegraph

    A glimpse of Greece’s new 15-minute city nicknamed ‘mini Dubai’

    An abandoned airport on the Athenian Riviera is being transformed into an ambitious new holiday resort and coastal park, although some say that it will be nothing more than a “mini Dubai”.

    5-min read
  • LifestyleThe Telegraph

    The 20 best family holidays in Spain

    British families simply love Spanish holidays. In fact, there were more visitors to the country from the UK than anywhere else in 2023 – a habit born when package breaks first took off in the 1960s.

    11-min read