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Lose yourself in Paris

Lose yourself in Paris

In this extract from Don’t Be A Tourist In Paris, Vanessa Grall shows you some hidden shining gems in the City of Light

My cultural calendar

My cultural calendar

Snooping around other people’s houses

Snooping around other people’s houses

A sense of wonder

A sense of wonder

Fancy catching a musical or a play in real style? Tony Clayton-Lea presents a guide to the most ornate and atmospheric theatres on the planet

Raising a racket in Rome

Raising a racket in Rome

A trip to the Italian Tennis Open proves the perfect Roman holiday and a fun alternative for tennis fans who can’t make it to Wimbledon, writes Aileen Hickie

The perfect peninsula

The perfect peninsula

The historical town of Peñiscola on Spain’s Costa del Azahar provides the perfect backdrop for a sun holiday by the sea

A taste of the good life

A taste of the good life

With its rich vineyards, regional delicacies and floating markets, Provence offers simple yet delightful pleasures set against an idyllic backdrop

Falling for Zambia: Picturesque, hospitable and exotic

Falling for Zambia: Picturesque, hospitable and exotic

The southern African country of Zambia has so much more going for it than just the stunning vista of Victoria Falls

Doing it for the kids

Doing it for the kids

There are few more family-friendly resorts in Europe than the Martinhal resort in Sagres, writes Stephen Kelly

Relax and rejuvenate

Relax and rejuvenate

Even the busiest of executives need to get away from it all now and again. Fionnuala Egan runs the rule over some of Ireland’s top corporate getaways

Evian-les-Bains: A source of vitality

Evian-les-Bains: A source of vitality

Famed for its curative waters, Evian-les-Bains can help roll back the years but perhaps not the inches

That’s the Bay, I like it

That’s the Bay, I like it

Opulent and supremely chilled out, the Jumby Bay resort in Antigua is a wonderful place for a carefree Caribbean holiday

Break into the high life

Break into the high life

Planning a luxury break in Ireland this summer? Gillian Nelis checks out four upmarket hotels around the country for the discerning high-end staycation

Northern Exposure: A foodie guide to Galicia

Northern Exposure: A foodie guide to Galicia

Long known as the pilgrims’ destination on the Camino, Santiago de Compostela also has a vibrant seafood tradition, as Stephen Bourke discovers on a trip to the north-western Spanish city

Beauty and the beasts

Beauty and the beasts

‘A crash of rhino, a dazzle of zebra, a journey of giraffes and a raft of hippos’ are just some of the evocative creatures and names you’ll see and hear if you visit Botswana