Head to these lesser-known – and often cheaper – ski areas, some with challenging off-pistes and others with family-friendly runs and hotels, but all with breathtaking scenery
Science, technology, art or history … readers recommend fun and educational museums around the country in time for half-term
In sheds, gardens and fields in the north of the island, wine growers run makeshift guachinches, selling their own wine and excellent local food
You don’t have to be by the sea to enjoy beaches and watersports. These lakeside resorts offer sunbathing, boating, hiking and great views
Nuremburg – great art and cultural attractions in a city known for rallies and trials – and which has restored more than its medieval centre
Coastal rowing in small traditional skiffs is undergoing a revival in Scotland.
Infused with booze, stuffed into doughnuts, garnished with confectionery of every hue … New York’s ice-cream parlours are outdoing each other to churn out new elaborate flavours