Head out on a spring walk with family and friends to bask in the daffodils’ sunny glow, with swathes of bulbs planted both in formal gardens and woodland areas.
Stay closer to home this spring and enjoy the best of Britain with these beautiful B&Bs across the country.
Leave the cold January nights behind and head towards a warmer climate for some well-deserved rest and relaxation.
The Norfolk Broads offer fantastic family staycation cruises for summer 2017. 50connect travel editor David Powell explores with the Herbert Woods fleet.
Packing suitcases is an art form but with these simple tips, you can avoid the stress and struggle of fitting in those essential travel togs.
Get away this autumn for an activity filled and pampering break at Thoresby Hall, a stunning Warner Leisure resort.
An Easy Pass, targeting the grey market, offers astounding value as Michael Edwards discovered on a 48 hour Geneva break
Single supplements present a huge cost barrier to those seeking to explore solo. But there are now more options for budding single travellers.
Great escapes just across the Channel
Travel editor, David Powell, cruises through the waterways of Holland and Belgium in sheer luxury on AmaSerena, one of the AmaWaterways fleet.
Planning a break in London? Try the luxurious boutique Levin Hotel in Knightsbridge.
Michael Edwards flies off to the Costa Blanca and finds Alicante is just too good for a weekend break.
David Powell discovers an alternative side to Benidorm and it’s nothing like the ITV sitcom.
50connect Travel Editor, David Powell, takes a Norwegian Fjord cruise on Fred Olsen’s cruise ship MV Balmoral
Diane Priestley experiences one of Europe’s best-kept secrets; the blissful mountain retreat at Adler Spa Resort in Val Gardena.
Michael Hawes escapes work, commuting and stress with a luxury cabin break at Thorpe Forest.
Travel editor, David Powell, visits Hammet House an ideal country house getaway in Pembrokeshire and reports for 50connect readers
Jennie Carr explores the stunning landscape around the French alpine resort of Chamonix
Enjoy a fascinating talk with Jessica Fellowes and a delicious lunch in Blenheim Palace’s Orangery.
The post-Christmas slump has arrived. Katie Cosstick of Cox & Kings gives her recommendations for escaping the British winter.
Travel writer, journalist and broadcaster Sarah Tucker finds her antarctic cruise to be an emotional and spiritual experience.
Diane Priestley continues her tour of the culinary rich Sormland region of Sweden
Jennie Carr feasts on the beauty and culture of South America and finds something for all tastes on her travels
Retired or semi-retired couples can enjoy interesting day trips through the week instead of being chained to the desk, as Diane Priestley discovered!
Diane Priestley joins a weekend tour in Nord and Pas de Calais in Northern France tour some of the landmarks of the First World War.
Travel editor David Powell takes a short country break near Hereford and reports for 50connect
Jennie Carr discovers the recipe for a great holiday walking in Italy while feasting on the rich history and culinary delights.
The SeaDream Mega-Yacht! What’s it like sailing on her? … Our travel journalist David Powell takes a voyage along the French Riviera
Diane Priestley continues her tour of the picturesque lake and mountain region of Switzerland.
Matthew Payne finds there’s much more on the coast than beach holidays in this guide to some of Europe’s most beautiful harbours.
David Powell takes the short hop across the English Channel to explore Regional Capital of Culture, Dunkerque.
Some of Europe’s finest cities can be found within a few hours of the Channel ports. 50connect enjoys the Flemish influence on Lille in Northern France.
Malaga’s mild climate makes it the ideal place for a relaxed city break.
David Powell enjoys a city break stay at the Hilton London Metropole.