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Your Summer Holiday Stories
We love hearing about your travels - we've rounded up a selection of your best stories from last summer
French Fancy: Six Good Reasons to Fly to Dinard
Just a short flight away, the chic seaside resort of Dinard is all about the glamour of yesteryear with glorious villas, beautiful beaches and excellent restaurants.
How to Make the Most of your Marmaris Holidays
Having stayed in the very low-key town of Kalkan and a beautiful quiet marina hotel in Fethiye, I was not sure if I was ready for the throngs of people I was expecting in Marmaris...
Sea Organs & Sun Salutations: Things To Do in Zadar & Beyond
Croatia’s beautiful Dalmatian Coast has long been the stuff of travel fantasy, so much so that its southern section can be a little stuffed in the summertime, with holidaymakers...
Algarve Uncovered: Escape to Portugal's South Coast
Find out all the best things to do while on Portugal's south coast as Susan Denton goes off the beaten track to see the Algarve uncovered.
Kalkan, the Hidden Gem on Turkey's Turquoise Coast
There’s a particular atmosphere in Kalkan that you really don’t get just anywhere. I’ve felt it, or something like it, in just a few other places I’ve ever been to. Perhaps not coincidentally, most...
Road Trip: Discover Naples and the Best of Campania
Established by the Greeks in the second millennium BC, Naples is one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities.
A Weekend in Paphos, Cyprus
Last weekend I went to Paphos in Cyprus with Ryanair and fellow travel writer Janet Newenham aka Journalist on the Run.
Why the Costa Brava is the Perfect Family Holiday Destination
It’s easy to get lost in Costa Brava’s beautiful beaches, rocky coves, and tranquil villages, but it has much more to offer families than just gorgeous scenery.
6 Best Things to Do in Dalaman
Dalaman is a gorgeous destination in Turkey which has stunning beaches, relaxing mud baths and Santa Claus. Here are the 6 best things to do in this Turkish paradise...
10 Reasons Instagram Loves Greece
Sun-drenched beaches…mouth-watering food…ancient wonders…there’s a lot to love about Greece. We could go on and on, but instead we’ll let Instagram do the talking…
7 Awesome Spots to Watch the Sunset in Ibiza
Before the clubs get going and the parties kick off, the skies over Ibiza put on their own nightly show, treating everyone on the White Isle to one final glorious, display of colour.
Europe’s Hidden Island Bucket List
Who doesn’t love an island? We’re huge fans, and the more remote and undiscovered the better. If you’re getting itchy feet thinking about the fast-approaching summer and you just can’t decide...
10 Photos That’ll Make You Want to Book Flights to Croatia
Attention: Serious wanderlust ahead. Check out these 12 sights for sore eyes, then get ready to grab your passport and pack your bags – Croatia is waiting…
12 Secret Beaches in Italy
Wave arrivederci to crowds of tourists, gridlocked traffic and over-priced gelato. We’ve tracked down 12 of Italy’s most beautiful sea-side hideaways for you to discover this summer.
Five Good Reasons to Fly to Malta
Malta has a reputation for being a quiet spot in the sun, perfect for ex-pats, & a peaceful place for ‘old people’ to go on holidays. I can conclude this is evidence of the wisdom that comes with age.
Vigo Uncovered: 7 Things You Never Knew about Spain’s Cies Islands
With their tropical island vibes, crystal-clear waters and powder-soft ivory sands, it’s no surprise that the Romans called the Cíes Islands ‘The Islands of the Gods’.
Yes You Cannes: How to See the Cote d'Azur on a Budget
It’s the beautiful sun-drenched playground of the rich and famous where super yachts and Ferraris are ten a penny, but look past the designer labels and you’ll find the best things about Cannes...
Ryanair Stories: Ibiza with DJ Jean Claude Ades
Recently, we caught up with DJ Jean Claude Ades in Ibiza and he took some time out from his busy schedule to show us around some of his favourite places to eat, drink and chill…
Best Beaches in Europe – 10 Beautiful Beaches for Your Summer Bucket List
The good news is you don’t have to fly half way around the globe to find paradise. Pack your togs, slap on some sunscreen, we’re whisking you away to 10 of Europe’s most beautiful beaches…
Where to Find a Proper Summer: 12 Hot Right Now Destinations
Leave miserable 'summer' weather at home and say hello to sunshine at these 11 destinations:
Presenting… Palanga
Hands up who’s heard of Palanga? Well if you haven’t, get ready to add it to your summer holiday bucket-list...
Choose Italy: 8 Reasons to Book A Summer Holiday in Puglia
Puglia (poo-lia) is the region in the heel of Italy’s boot, also called by its Latin name Apulia. There are so many reasons to explore this Mediterranean paradise; here are just eight.
12 Incredible Places to See this Summer
We’ve tracked down 12 of Europe’s most unbelievably beautiful sights, so stunning they’ll make you want to book your summer holidays right now…