The lost world: Why breathtaking Malta should be your next holiday stop

With direct flights from Cork to Malta launching next month, Suzanne Harrington visits the breathtaking island.

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As seen on screen: Seville is the perfect backdrop for a cinematic weekend break

Countless TV and film crews have used the Spanish city in their productions. Laura Paterson finds out why

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Keeping up with Los Cabos – the Mexican resort the A-list loves

Celeb haunt Cabo San Lucas is famous for its raucous nightlife, but is there more to the town than just bar-hopping? Katie Wright finds out.

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Amsterdam – a destination so Instagrammable, even 16th-century artists were painting snapshots

The Dutch city celebrates 350 years since the death of Rembrandt. Gabrielle Fagan goes in search of the original selfie.

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8 travel selfies you really, really shouldn’t take

As a woman snuggles up to a jaguar for a selfie – and get’s scratched – here’s when you should leave the selfie stick at home.

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Weekend Break: Boating bliss on the River Shannon

Susan O’Shea went in search of the happy time she spent on the Shannon as a 13-year-old and found her halcyon memories were not misplaced.

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Getting the swing in at El Prat with a sunny stay in Barceona is hard to beat

The chance to play golf at the renowned El Prat while staying at the spectacular La Florida hotel in Barcelona is hard to beat, writes Ronan Bagnall.

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With Ayers Rock set to host a programme of opera, 7 more sites you won’t believe are concert venues

These bizarre locations prove beyond doubt that all the world is indeed a stage.

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Rio Carnival: Why this iconic Brazilian festival is still the life and soul of the party

As Rio’s annual carnival begins to wind down, it’s never too early to start planning for next year.

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Try the Thai sailing trip that’s fit for a king

A cruise on board a four-masted barquentine gives Ed Elliot the opportunity to explore southeast Asia the old-fashioned way.

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The ideal destination for a (golden) girls weekend away in Kerry

Esther N McCarthy discovers a chic and charming Killarney hotel, with cool cocktails thrown in for good measure.

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Experience the life aquatic at Boulogne-sur-Mer

The charming town of Boulogne-sur-Mer has much to offer, but it’s the spectacular French National Sea Centre that makes it a must-see, writes Barry Coughlan.

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7 mistakes not to make if you want to save money on the slopes

Booking a last-minute ski holiday? Travel insurance is essential, but make sure you book the right policy, says Sarah Marshall.

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Underwater hotels: 5 luxurious resorts selling holidays beneath the waves

With these oceanic outlets, the world is your aquarium.

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Weekend Break: Personal shopper package helps you stay in fashion

Enjoy a perfect girls’ weekend at the revamped Morgan Hotel, says Vickie Maye

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Crazy nights and lazy days in La-La Land

All eyes are on LA this weekend for the Oscars. From Beverly Hills to Santa Monica, the City of Angels has much to offer. You won’t miss a beat with this insider’s ...

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