Totally tropical: Jennifer Cox travelled to St Lucia (pictured) to explore some of the unique properties that fall under the island's new hotel scheme, Collection De Pepites, which pools together 250 small, locally owned properties on the isle. 'Many visitors who don’t look beyond the big all-inclusive resorts miss out on the rich variety that St Lucia offers,' she says

St Lucia's little gems: Discovering a treasure trove of boutique hotels on the Caribbean island

As days shorten and we nervously eye our thermostats, over in St Lucia the Caribbean sun still bathes the beaches in glorious heat. And beyond the sand, the island is a joy to…

To date, a group of around 20 migrants have crossed the Channel despite strong winds and chilly conditions at sea

Around 20 migrants brave strong winds to reach Britain

To date, around 20 migrants have crossed the Channel despite strong winds and chilly conditions at sea. The mostly male group, clad in thick jackets and foil blankets, were taken aboard a Border…

Ted Thornhill is invited by Qatar Airways to watch England vs the USA at the Al Bayt Stadium - VIP-style

Inside the world of VIP hospitality at the Qatar World Cup 2022

‘Left, Mr Solomon. No, left now please.’ The driver in charge of our coach transfer to the Al Bayt Stadium for the England vs USA game doesn’t seem quite sure of the way…

MailOnline Travel's Ted Thornhill takes a breather on Wrynose Pass in the Lake District - one of the toughest cycling hill climbs in the UK

Lake District cycling: TED THORNHILL tries to cycle up some of Britain's most outrageous hill climbs

MailOnline Travel’s Ted Thornhill takes a breather on Wrynose Pass in the Lake District – one of the toughest cycling hill climbs in the UK It’s an aroma I’m not expecting amid the…

Eurocrats have rejected Britain's latest bid to have UK pet passports recognized, meaning holidaymakers still face Brexit red tape when traveling to the bloc.

Britons still face EU red tape when travelling with their furry friends

Britons still face EU red tape when traveling with their furry friends amid ongoing pet passport row Eurocrats reject UK’s latest bid to recognize UK pet passport Brussels won’t allow UK pets into…

Ben Douglas Belmond takes a day trip on the British Pullman (pictured along the Kent coast), sister train to the Venice Simplon Orient Express

Inside the Belmond British Pullman, the lavish train that will take you on a trip back in time

Tight on money but yearning for a little luxury? Why a trip back in time on the gorgeous Belmond British Pullman train is just the ticket to a good day Ben Douglas boards…

Baroness Michelle Monáe waits for the start of the State Opening of Parliament in the Houses of Parliament on 21 June.  Monne has been under investigation by House of Lords commissioners since January over alleged links to a medical supplies firm that won £203 million.  in government contracts

Michelle Mone IS involved in crime probe over £203m PPE contracts, sleaze watchdog reveals

‘Baroness Bra’ Michelle Monáe involved in crime probe over £203m PPE contracts, sledge watchdog reveals Michelle Monáe is being investigated by HOL commissioners for standards A medical supply firm he recommended to ministers…

Shortlisted in the Historic England category, this mesmerising shot shows fog enveloping Derwent Isle in the Lake District

The 2022 Historic Photographer of the Year winners, from misty islands to awe-inspiring abbeys

It’s quite a combination – some of the best photographers in the world capturing some of the planet’s most fascinating historic sites. The upshot? Difficult decisions to be made by the judges of…

Shortlisted in the Historic England category, this mesmerising shot shows fog enveloping Derwent Isle in the Lake District

The 2022 Historic Photographer of the Year winners, from misty islands to magical cathedrals

It’s quite a combination – some of the best photographers in the world capturing some of the planet’s most fascinating historic sites. The upshot? Difficult decisions to be made by the judges of…

Melbourne baker Tigga McCormack has tricked her followers once again with a cartoon cake that looks like it came straight from a comic book.  Chef known for creating cakes that look like real life items

Tigga MacCormack tricks her followers with a cake that looks like a cartoon

A popular Melbourne baker has tricked his millions of followers after sharing a cartoon cake that looks so real his fans refuse to believe it’s a cake. Tigga McCormack, co-owner of Cakes for…

The Top 50 Boutique Hotels in the UK for 2022 have been unveiled, with Lime Wood Hotel in Hampshire, pictured, claiming the top spot

The UK's top 50 boutique hotels, from a famous chef's Devon bolthole to a historic Yorkshire estate

Your staycation bucket list just got a little longer. The 2022 winners of the Top 50 Boutique Hotels awards were unveiled in a ceremony in Maidenhead this week, with leading industry experts, hoteliers,…

They're billed as the most 'awe-inspiring' homes that have made the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)' House of the Year shortlist... and the second episode of Grand Designs: House of the Year did not disappointment with a remarkable set of homes

'Awe-inspiring' properties vying to be Grand Designs: House of the Year 

They’re billed as the most ‘awe-inspiring’ homes that have made the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)’ House of the Year shortlist… and the second episode of Grand Designs: House of the Year…

Limits on taking liquids of more than 100ml through airport security will reportedly be 'cut' at major UK airports by 2024 in a bid to speed up queues.  Pictured: Passengers queue to enter airport security at Heathrow's Terminal 5 ahead of the Easter bank holiday weekend

Airport 100ml liquid limits 'to be AXED at major UK airports by 2024' as new scanners are installed

Airport 100ml liquid limit ‘to be axed’: Disgusting rule preventing passengers from carrying large quantities of drinks and toiletries ‘will be gone at major UK airports by summer 2024 as better scanners are…

The Stellenbosch/Franschhoek region of South Africa is ideal for viticulture.  Above, a family visits the area's Leu estate

A guide to South Africa's beautiful Cape winelands from top vineyards to gorgeous places to stay

The Stellenbosch/Franschhoek region of South Africa is ideal for viticulture. Above, a family visits the area’s Leu estate There is no competition. Australia’s Barossa Valley, Margaret River, and Mornington Peninsula, Napa Valley in…

Stop smart motorway rollout to prevent 'any more deaths', police chief urges Rishi Sunak

Stop smart motorway rollout to prevent 'any more deaths', police chief urges Rishi Sunak

Stop smart motorway rollout to prevent ‘any more deaths’, police chief urges in damning letter to Rishi Sunak PM previously pledged ‘sweeping ban’ on new smart motorways Transport Secretary Mark Harper failed to…

Fodor's Travel has released its Go and No lists for 2023, as well as a rundown of the 'most incredible hotels in the world'. Cornwall appears on the 'No' list, falling into the category of 'Suffering Cultural Hotspots'. Above is the county's Polperro Harbour

Fodor's 2023 GO and NO lists revealed, with Cornwall and the American West NOT recommended

With a world’s worth of options, settling on your next holiday destination can be tricky, but these top tips on where to go – and where to avoid – will help you prioritise…