Summer

Thomas Cook Airlines

Thomas Cook adds Liverpool Airport package deals

Thomas Cook has launched eight destinations for package customers looking to travel from Liverpool John Lennon Airport next summer – the first time in over ten years the company has offered holidays from Liverpool. Holidays to the popular hotspots of Lanzarote, Costa del Sol, Costa Blanca, Majorca, Algarve, Naples, Dalaman […]

The Vendee: Beaches, bikes and blue skies in west France

Pedal power is big business in the Vendee. The region in mid-west France will become the focus of the cycling world in July when it hosts Le Grand Depart – the start of the Tour de France. For the amateur enthusiast or total novice, the family-friendly flat landscape has been […]

The St Wolfgang cable car

St Wolfgang/Lake Wolfgangsee: Where The Sound of Music was born

We were greeted warmly by Weisses Rössl Hotel owner Gudrun Peter in traditional Austrian dress in St Wolfgang on Lake Wolfgangsee in Austria. She was keen to tell us about the market square hotel, the town and Lake Wolfgangsee situated on the other side of the hotel. There is no […]

Summer in Zermatt

Summer in the mountains of France, Italy and Switzerland

Fancy spending some time in the fresh air of the Europe’s high peaks? Mountain expert Vanessa Fisher looks at some options for summer holidays. 1. Lake Annecy Ski Resorts, France Combine a few days by Lake Annecy with one of four charming alpine villages – La Clusaz, Le Grand Bornand, […]