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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

Being there in spirit: The rise of religious holidays

Being there in spirit: The rise of religious holidays

From the Camino walk in Spain to the sacred sites of Ethiopia, those looking for a more spiritual travel destination have never been better served

The lo-fi code: top ten remote destinations for your holidays

The lo-fi code: top ten remote destinations for your holidays

Fancy switching off for the holidays, but can’t truly shake the trappings of modern life, or your office?

A little on the Chile side

A little on the Chile side

You’ll be assailed by bitter winds if you ever make the long trip to Tierra del Fuego at the tip of South America - but the breathtaking scenery is worth it

Travel Special: Far-flung foodie adventures

Travel Special: Far-flung foodie adventures

Bring an open mind on your travels and you will discover a whole world of new and exciting tastes

Travel Special: Top 10 travel trends for 2017

Travel Special: Top 10 travel trends for 2017

From polar travel to yachting and blogging, this year is all about hitting the road less travelled, according to Patrick Murtagh and Catherine Healy

Fitness holidays and luxurious mountainside retreats are no longer aspirational

Fitness holidays and luxurious mountainside retreats are no longer aspirational

With a break to leave you rejuvenated and inspired closer than you think, here are eight of the best

Travel Special: Taking a holiday at sea

Travel Special: Taking a holiday at sea

As cruises become cool again, there have never been so many options. We list seven of the most interesting trips for adventurous travellers

Prague’s peerless perfection

Prague’s peerless perfection

Stunning architecture, spectacular views amid flurries of snow and characterful cafés make Prague the city to beat all others

Capture the castle: Dreaming of a country escape this Valentine’s week?

Capture the castle: Dreaming of a country escape this Valentine’s week?

Hugh O’Connell visits an elegant Georgian country house handily located in Co Mayo on the grounds of Ashford Castle

Travel: Strolling through the streets of London

Travel: Strolling through the streets of London

Marylebone offers a stress-free trip to London, with swanky restaurants and quaint independent shops all nearby, writes Gillian Nelis

Port authority: Traveling to Portugal

Port authority: Traveling to Portugal

A cosmopolitan seafront city that was once the centre of Portugal’s Industrial Revolution, Porto is an accessible, welcoming and affordable destination

An Indian tableau

An Indian tableau

Holy temples, finest pashminas, hair-raising road trips and one-horned rhinos: India provides a bright and exhilarating welcome to all visitors