Country Guides


Easy Escapes: The Maldives

Had enough of January gloom? Then grab some winter sunshine in these paradise islands


The Big Trip: Machu Picchu, Peru

Joining a group tour to tackle Peru's mighty Inca Trail, Martha Hayes has an unexpected adventure on her way to Machu Picchu


Easy Escapes: Malta

Caroline Garland slips away to the Mediterranean for some sun, sea and spa


Easy Escapes: Swedish Lapland

Kelly Preedy heads to Luleå in search of the Northern Lights – and some memorable photos to bring home


Easy Escapes: Tobago

Nicola Moyne heads to Tobago for sun, rum and sax on the beach


Easy Escapes: Alberta, Canada

Looking for an exhilarating holiday driving through epic landscapes? Then head for the Canadian Rockies, says Tracey Nightingale


Easy Escapes – Perugia, Italy

Eirwen Oxley Green slips away to the Umbrian hills to relax and feast in a vegetarian country house hotel


Easy Escapes: Bermuda

Safe and sunny with terrific beaches, Bermuda easily hits the holiday spot


Stopover Guide: Singapore

Passing through Singapore? Marie Claire's travel editor offers some tips on making the best of a stopover in this small and vibrant country


Easy Escapes: Jamaica

Suzy Palmer jets into a charismatic Caribbean island for some fun in the sun

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Easy Escapes: St Moritz

Lisa Potter lives the high altitude life in the world's most famous ski resort


The Big Trip: Belize

With wild jungles, Mayan ruins and serene beaches, could this exuberant corner of Central America be the hot new place to go? Martha Hayes packs her boots and bikinis


Easy Escapes: Monaco

Fancy hanging out with the celebrities and high-spenders? Here's how to do it


Easy Escapes: Vancouver, Canada

Caroline Garland discovers the joys of British Columbia on a twin centre holiday to Vancouver and Victoria


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