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The Fat Badger, York: a charming 4-star inn built into the city wall

The 12-bedroom fine-dining inn and hotel opened in May after a £1 million renovation. Katie Strick checks in

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October escape! Where to go for some (last-minute) half-term sun

Can the same break keep both parents and children happy? Juliana Piskorz has the chicest spots with water parks aplenty

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The ultimate Mountain States road trip (and how to beat the crowds)

Spanning Utah, Wyoming and Montana — this is a once-in-a-lifetime trip, says Alice Howarth

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Driving back in time - and into luxury - in the New Forest

Historic hotel matches classic cars with gourmet food

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Domes Noruz Chania: an adults-only wellness paradise in Crete

The five-star resort is an architecture haven, with striking two-floor rooms with their own private plunge pools, jacuzzis and outdoor baths. Katie Strick checks in

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The Feathered Nest: a Michelin-star pub overlooking a Cotswolds valley

The gourmet country inn boasts three AA Rosettes, a Michelin-star chef and a cottage identical to Kate Winslet’s in The Holiday. Katie Strick checks in

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The Grand Hotel, Stockholm: Scandi-chic setting for a luxe city break

Lucy Tobin discovers a very warm welcome at one of the best-located hotels in Stockholm, where the luxurious Nordic spa offers the perfect tonic for a busy day of Scandi sightseeing

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Puente Romano: family-friendly but still luxurious

Where models and premiership footballers rub shoulders with families — Lucy Tobin finds there is something for everyone at Puente Romano

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Villa Le Blanc: a serene, sustainable oasis on the Menorcan coast

Emma Loffhagen checks in to Gran Melia’s first carbon neutral prototype

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10 European city breaks to book now

Lucy Halfhead picks the best urban escapes for autumn

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Why millennials are flocking to Madeira

Dolphin-watching! Mountain biking! Vineyard tours! The Portuguese paradise has become a hit with cool digital nomads looking for an active escape with a dose of luxury, writes Katie Strick

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TRS Ibiza — the chic way to do San Antonio

Ibiza’s one-time hedonistic hotspot is re-inventing itself as a more grown-up affair with a smart, new hotel to accompany the island’s best sunset views

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Why Lake Kivu in Rwanda is the ultimate destination to unwind

You'll never tire of its magnificent views and singing fisherman, says Radhika Aligh

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10 of the cosiest cottages and cabins for autumn

From Cornwall to Kent, Lucy Halfhead maps the UK’s best hideaways to book now 

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Domaine des Etangs: a spectacular hotel in a tranquil corner of France

Set over 2,500 acres, this château and its surrounding farmhouse cottages have something for everyone

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10 of the best Balearic island hideaways

Lucy Halfhead unearths serene and stylish stays on Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera

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A trip to Kenya and the first carbon-neutral camp in the Maasai Mara

Plotting some winter sun? From balloons and black rhinos to sands as white as wedding dresses, David Ellis is astonished on a trip of a lifetime

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The Dylan, Amsterdam - hotel review

It's the assured mix of old and new that marks out the Dylan, says Cathy Hawker

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10 of the chicest seaside hotels in the UK

Lucy Halfhead rounds up England’s coolest coastal escapes

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The Dylan, Amsterdam: a charming and stylish canalside haven

A serene five-star hotel at the centre of the action. Nancy Durrant checks in

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From beats to buggies: how to do a family holiday in Ibiza

Kate Wills takes her partner and toddler to discover a child-friendly side to the party island

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Jet, set, learn! Your skill-up holiday guide

Getting away from it all doesn’t mean you have to slip into a zombie-like state. Juliana Piskorz picks the best trips for self-improvement

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The ultimate staycation guide — from Cornwall to the Cotswolds

A record number of us are holidaying at home this summer — but it’s not too late to book something wonderful. Rosalyn Wikeley rounds up the best of British

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Salcombe: where to go, stay and eat

Sandy coves, fresh seafood and charming boutiques — Salcombe has all the key ingredients for the perfect summer holiday, says Anna van Praagh

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10 of the best Greek island hotels

From Antiparos to Zakynthos, Lucy Halfhead rounds up the ultimate Greek island idylls

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Away Game: It’s a Family Affair

Why brave those airport queues with kids in tow? The ES team selects three child-friendly British breaks

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The Blue Palace Elounda, Crete: classic luxury

The perfect holiday haven, says Mary Lussiana

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Villa Copenhagen, Denmark: the Danish capital’s hottest new hotel

With the city’s only heated outdoor pool, exceptional foodie offering and killer location — Claire Cohen finds a lot to love at Villa Copenhagen

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Andronis — the best way to do unabashed luxury in Santorini

The Andronis hotels claim two of the most beautiful spots in Oia. Suzannah Ramsdale checks in

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In the wild: a close encounter with mountain gorillas in Rwanda

Radhika Aligh has the experience of a lifetime in the land of a thousand hills

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Adare Manor: is this the best hotel in Ireland?

Can I give this hotel 11 out of 10? asks Chloe Street

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The most high-tech hotels in Europe

Robot butlers! Smart bathrooms! Massage beds! Yasmin Rufo looks at the best futuristic upgrades in travel

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Venice to charge tourists a daily fee to visit

Day-trippers will have to book online to visit the historic city

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Domes Lake Algarve: A luxury wellness hotel in heart of the Algarve

A palatial retreat near Vilamoura, Domes Lake Algarve is one of the newest and most decadent additions to Portugal’s holiday hotspot

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Atzaró Agroturismo: a secluded finca with the best pool in Ibiza

This hidden bougainvillea-covered oasis is where A-listers head to recharge and reset

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The Bradley Hare: a pub with chic rooms in the Wiltshire countryside

A seasonal menu with near-perfect interiors, Rosie Fitzmaurice checks in to one of Wiltshire’s latest openings

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Sailing, surfing and wild swimming: 22 UK summer travel ideas

From desolate desert at Dungeness to breathtaking wilderness on the Isle of Sheppey and crystal clear Scottish waters, Jess & Charlie, aka The Travel Project, are on a mission to uncover Britain’s best kept secrets

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Best islands around the UK for an (almost) tropical holiday

Who needs Hydra when you have the Hebrides? Rosie Fitzmaurice has a guide to some hidden gems around the UK,  from stargazing in Osea to foraging in Dorset

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10 of the best hotels in Croatia

From luxe foodie resorts to serene seaside boutiques, Mary Novakovich handpicks her favourite spots in Hvar, Dubrovnik and beyond

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10 of the best glamping spots in the UK

From woodland yurts to wild orchards, these luxe tents will make for happy campers, says Rosie Fitzmaurice