An independently-planned family vacation is often just a question of finding a destination that's perfect for you. For Jane Graham and her family of four children, that destination was Croatia and its islands - here's why.
The world’s best road trips and railway journeys always get a mention, but there is not so much press about the world's greatest boat rides, says Louise Hanzlik. Take to the water with some of these amazing trips travelling on rivers, seas and canals; they are sure to float your boat.
Paris is probably the most cliched and expensive holiday destination of all time, but Revati Victor shows you how to discover this city's secrets Indie style, all the while getting the most out of your budget.
Visitors to Sarajevo could easily spend two days just exploring the mosques, cathedrals, bazaars and cafes that make-up the city's Old Town. But if twenty four hours is all you have in the Bosnian capital, then Robin Koning's itinerary will help you make the most of Sarajevo, including sights off the typical tourist map.
Forget Harry Potter’s Wizarding World. Joanne O’Sullivan discovers literary destinations that will leave kids with a longer lasting impression than they can get from a ride on a hippogriff roller coaster.