Find out where's best to go to relax, indulge and explore every month of 2011.
Love to ski? This is the best month to bag a late deal check out the latest snow conditions at skiclub.co.uk then try a spot of bargain-hunting at ifyouski.com, affordable-wintersports.co.uk and directski.com. Super-organised types can book now at crystalski.co.uk.
If sunshines a must, snap up a low-cost flight to Luxor (easyjet.com) then check into the enchanting Al Moudira hotel (moudira.com). For more options in Egypt see discoveregypt.co.uk
Time for romance snuggle up in a log cabin in Finland (finnishlakesidecabins.com) or chase the Northern Lights on a husky sled (discover-the-world.co.uk). Northern Lights (£6.99, Bradt) is a new practical guide to this cosmic light show.
Sri Lanka (srilanka.travel) is becoming a must-visit tropical hotspot. Ampersand (ampersandtravel.com) offers tours mixing colonial hotels and blissful spas with palm-lined beaches, whale-watching and hikes through the tea plantations.
Grab some sun and salsa in Cuba. Travel City Direct (travelcitydirect.com) has good value packages staying at the monumental, historic Hotel Nacional (hotelnacionaldecuba.com) in Havana, including scheduled flights with Virgin.
Istanbul is perfect for a glamorous break check into newly restored Pera Palace hotel (perapalace.com), built in 1892 for Orient-Express passengers.
Watch the world roll by on an epic USA train ride. Download free guides to romantic trips like the California Zephyr (Chicago to San Francisco) and The Crescent (New York to New Orleans) at amtrak.com. For more advice see seat61.com
May is a good month to visit Bali, where a holiday restores both body and spirit. See i-escape.com for super-relaxed hotels to suit all budgets, such as the flower-filled Gajah Mina Beach Resort. For cheap flights, try southhalltravel.co.uk
Looking for something different? Indulge your treehouse fantasies at
Swedens chic, eco-friendly Treehotel (treehotel.se), where the designer
rooms are suspended high in the forest. Get there on SASs new direct
flights from Heathrow to Lulea (flysas.com).
Recharge your batteries in Greece. Freelance Holidays (freelance-holidays.co.uk) has a tempting choice of villas and apartments in Crete and Kefalonia.
For an unforgettable trip, you cant beat Kenya book a safari in the Masai Mara then chill on a beach by the Indian Ocean. Visit chelipeacock.com for fabulous lodges or, if moneys tight, see africasky.co.uk
Up for an adventure? Drive through Ecuadors Avenue of Volcanoes. Sunvil (sunvil.co.uk) offers self-drive holidays that also stop at colonial cities, national parks, markets and the cloud forest.
Catch late summer sun in Croatia. Vintage Travel (vintagetravel.co.uk) specialises in poolside properties in the hills of Istria. Other useful sites include croatianaffair.com, hiddencroatia.co.uk and dubrovnikapartmentsource.com
Head Down Under to see the colourful wild flowers that carpet Western Australia. Roam as you please with the help of wildflowerswa.com and drivewa.com, or Trailfinders (trailfinders.com) has self-drive holidays starting in Perth.
Slip away to a classic country house hotel. Von Essen (vonessenhotels.com) has some of the best in the UK, invariably set in beautifully landscaped grounds with intimate restaurants and a spa.
Fancy spending your days visiting ruined temples followed by warm nights in exquisite boutique hotels? Cambodias for you. Audley (audleytravel.com) arranges tailor-made packages flying via Bangkok.
Small and packed with treats, Copenhagen is an enchanting place to kick off your Christmas shopping. Find a hotel at dkhotellist.com and book top restaurants like Noma (noma.dk) well in advance. See visitcopenhagen.com