Airbnb’s most-liked homes on Instagram in 2021, from Utah to France

Revealed: Airbnb’s most-liked homes on Instagram in 2021, from a cabin with jaw-dropping views in Utah to a delightful 18th-century French farmhouse The top-ranked abode – in Utah – garnered over 60,000 likes, with Instagrammers bowled over by the views Other U.S Airbnbs on the list include a former home of two Georgia governors and … Read more

Kids go free holidays: Travel firms such as Tui and Jet2 have deals to Greece, Turkey and Portugal

Free fun in the sun… it’s child’s play! How holiday companies desperate to get families travelling again are offering no-cost places for kids Book the Apostolata Island Resort in Kefalonia with Jet2 and kids can go free Tui’s best kids-go-free deals can take families to Portugal’s Algarve   Hays Travel has deals with free children’s places … Read more

Dubai’s nerve-jangling ‘Sky Views’ attraction features a glass walkway and glass slide

Would YOU brave it all? Dubai’s nerve-shredding ‘Sky Views’ attraction 720ft above the ground featuring a glass walkway, glass slide and an ‘edge walk’ (that you reach in a glass lift, naturally) Sky Views Dubai is set on the 52nd and 53rd floors of the iconic twin-towered Address Sky View hotel  The glass walkway is … Read more

Video footage reveals the thrills in store on the new Iron Gwazi coaster at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

A 91-DEGREE drop and speeds of up to 76mph: Video footage reveals the thrills in store on the new extreme coaster at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay (and riders’ priceless reactions) Iron Gwazi is the 10th coaster at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, with the park announcing it will open on March 11 The coaster is a … Read more

Europe train journeys: A guide to the continent’s best independent rail trips and small-group tours

Every week, our Holiday Hero Neil Simpson takes an in-depth look at a brilliant holiday topic, doing all the legwork so you don’t have to. This week: Train trips across Europe. Nervous about crowded airports and planes? Then try the train for your next holiday. Specialist tour companies are busy booking a mix of small-group … Read more

The 2021 World Ski Awards names the best chalets, hotels and resorts – with Verbier ranking No1

Verbier in Switzerland has been named the ‘World’s Best Ski Resort’ for the first time, knocking France’s Val Thorens off its perch.  Verbier received the illustrious title at the 2021 World Ski Awards, which were voted for by ski industry professionals and by the public in a range of categories, including best resorts, hotels, chalets and … Read more

Live on a cruise ship… without breaking the bank: A ‘residential community at sea’ vessel revealed

Renderings were recently unveiled for a stunning floating condo called Somnio, which will offer ultra-luxury apartments starting at £8.1million.  But she’s by no means the only option for a cruise-ship-style life at sea. The Utopia and The World residential ships have already attracted buyers. But they too are expensive, with residences costing from $4.4million (£3.2million) in … Read more

Luxury holidays: The world’s top 100 hotel suites in 2022 revealed

Montage Deer Valley, Presidential Suite, Utah Nihi Sumba, The Owner’s Suite, Indonesia North Island, Villa North Island, Seychelles Ol Donyo Lodge, Sambu Suite, Kenya One Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, Riverhouse, New York One Hotel Toronto, Birch House, Canada One&Only Gorilla’s Nest, Silverback Suite, Rwanda One&Only Reethi Rah, Grand Sunset Residence, Maldives Palácio Tangará, Grand Suite Sao … Read more

Pictured: Fifteen Fifteen, the amazing new tower in Vancouver that looks like a game of Jenga

Prospective homeowners with a head for heights will love this new development in Vancouver – because it has rooms that cantilever out over the street. Pictures reveal how these floating rooms make the stunning new residential tower resemble a game of Jenga. Being inside one will ‘create the sensation of floating high above the city, … Read more