Michael Edwards indulges in some blue-sky thinking for days when travel is easier.
Staying in affordable studio self-catering accommodation, Michael Edwards discovers Liverpool.
Michael Edwards looks at the rich history of Malta and its capital, Valletta.
Michael Edwards takes a short break at Citadines Barbican and discovers that London’s Culture Mile is blissfully quiet
After months of lost living, Michael Edwards catches up at Reading’s five-star oasis of civilisation
From Posh ‘n’ Becks to Margaret Thatcher, many people have enjoyed a tranquil break at Rookery Hall Hotel and Spa. Michael Edwards reports.
Staycation looks like our best holiday option in 2021. Michael Edward looks at escapes to self-catering apartments in Kendal, Cumbria.
Rain or shine Highbullen Hotel is an all year-round resort. Michael Edwards indulges in the facilities.
Ambong Pool Villas overlooks Malaysia’s Andaman Sea and the islands that make-up the Langkawi archipelago. Michael Edwards visits one of the planet’s ecological hotspots.
The Fez Cooking School introduces guests to the world of Moroccan flavours. Michael Edwards shops in the medina and makes lunch.
The Danish Royal family head for the North Zealand coastline as their summer retreat. Michael Edwards goes in search of the Riviera’s attractions.
The A-ROSA Donna cruises through the Danube’s glorious history. Michael Edwards savours the culture and the cuisine.
Roll back the years – or take those chances you never took – at Breakers Diving and Surfing Lodge, on Somabay, writes Michael Edwards.
There is much more to St Andrews than golf as Michael Edwards discovers on a stay at the Fairmont St Andrews.
Nutfield Priory Hotel and Spa, a beautifully restored 19th century family home, is a classic English retreat. Michael Edwards visits.
After a ‘wellness evaluation’, burning around 600 calories in 30 minutes and sampling some classes – Michael Edwards returns from Longevity Cegonha Country Club, feeling good and with new resolutions.
Taking quiet roads through the Tarn region, Michael Edwards discovers France’s hill-top villages.
Once Stanbrook Abbey was a grand 19th Century nunnery. Michael Edwards visits Stanbrook Abbey Hotel, now a luxurious rural escape in Worcestershire.
Taking to the high seas, Michael Edwards enjoys a cruise along the coastline of the paradise island of Mauritius.
St Ermin’s Hotel, Westminster, was at the heart of spying intrigue for much of the last century. Michael Edwards investigates.
The flavours of Mauritius tell the story of this Indian Ocean nation from colonial days through to independence. Michael Edwards tastes his way around the island.
Two centuries ago Sir Stafford Raffles “discovered” Singapore. Michael Edwards reports that 2019, packed with events and festivals, is a particularly good year to visit Singapore
The Intercontinental Hotel is in a prime location for relaxing between visiting Muscat’s sophisticated attractions. Michael Edwards reports from Oman’s capital
There’s another side to high-rise digital Dubai. Michael Edwards stays at Al Seef Hotel by Jumeirah, in the heritage area, and learns how the Emirati are rediscovering their precious identity
Few people would consider retiring to the remote inferno of the Kalahari, most prefer a cosy McCarthy & Stone apartment within walking distance of Waitrose. But 78 year-old Professor Anne Rasa is redefining the Real Marigold Hotel concept. Michael Edwards investigates
Just a few steps away from Covent Garden and Leicester Square lies a secret village. Michael Edwards reports
With lunar landscapes, enormous blue skies, a ribbon of green fertility and the mighty Orange River – Michael Edwards says there’s far more to the Green Kalahari than just wildlife
Staying at the luxurious Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel, Michael Edwards surprisingly finds a traditional village at the heart of London.
Spain’s sunny southern city, an hour inland from the Costa del Sol, is perfect for a short break reports Michael Edwards.
Malta’s capital has had a makeover for its big year. Even if you can’t visit in 2018, Michael Edwards predicts that there will be future benefits for Europe’s smallest capital.
Delhi is a chaotic city of contrasts but Michael Edwards discovers that the comforts of the Raj linger on
Caribbean beaches, creative cuisine, luxurious hotels and one of the world’s seven wonders: Michael Edwards explores Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula.
The Danish capital offers far more than you can pack into a long weekend explains travel writer, Michael Edwards.
Muscat, perched between the Hajar Mountains and the Gulf of Oman, is one of the safest cities in the world and offers a welcome alternative to the brash high-rises of Dubai as Michael Edwards discovers.