Isabel Conway

Isabel Conway

Island in the stream

Island in the stream

Isabel Conway was enraptured by Mauritius's beguiling blend of picturesque tropicalia and delectable cuisine.

Travelbriefs

Travelbriefs

It may have a reputation as a tax haven, but Grand Cayman also harbours sun, sand - and the world's friendliest stingrays, writes Isabel Conway.

Brisbane's bounty

Brisbane's bounty

Brisbane is a city that has it all, writes Isabel Conway.

East meets west

East meets west

The former Portuguese colony of Macau, now under Chinese control, is a vibrant fusion of ancient tradition and modern development, writes Isabel Conway.

Stellar safari in the Kenyan sun

Stellar safari in the Kenyan sun

Avoid the tourist hoards on a spectacular safari in Kenya's Meru National Park, writes Isabel Conway.

Seduced by the spell of Sharjah

Seduced by the spell of Sharjah

The tiny Emirate of Sharjah is just up the road from glittering Dubai, but it is a world apart from its showy neighbour, writes Isabel Conway.

Sweden eyeing up the euro as its dole queues lengthen

Sweden eyeing up the euro as its dole queues lengthen

Unemployment in Sweden is expected to soar to nearly 8 per cent this year, following a recent spate of job losses. Redundancies rocketed in December, with 14,773 people permanently laid off in the run-up to Christmas, compared to just 2,397 a year ea

Swedish politician slams Ryanair for sexy ad

Swedish politician slams Ryanair for sexy ad

A war of words has broken out between Irish low-cost airline Ryanair and a leading Swedish politician over the Irish carrier’s alleged ‘‘cavalier’’ response to a recent reprimand from a Swedish watchdog.

Swedes win right to import own booze

Swedes win right to import own booze

Sweden’s state monopoly on alcohol sales is heading for the rocks in the aftermath of an EU ruling allowing Swedes to buy online from abroad without risking the wrath of teams of roving excise duty tax officials.