Luxury trains in Japan, bargain Eurostar tickets, France petrol shortage map, a new Cornish hotel and more
A clifftop retreat that harks back to the White Isle's halcyon days
The song features the lyrics 'you don’t want to be high like me'
Ibiza isn’t short of luxury rentals, but Casa Fiesta offers a more accessible taste of the high life, says Sophie Lam
Dramatic coastlines studded with miradors, mountains and views to take your breath away: Darren Loucaides explores four very different islands on two wheels
Laura Holt rounds up some seriously relaxing places to stay on the Balearic Islands
At sixteen the challenge is as much about earning life experience as anything else
Guilty pair Melissa Reid and Michaella McCollum could apply to serve their sentences here
British women maintain they were forced to carry drug stash by gangsters
Melissa Reid and Michaella McCollum Connolly, both 20, are accused of trying to smuggle £1.5m worth of cocaine
Where to go and what to know
We're now into week two of the mid-summer period known as "the radio doldrums." If you need to know more about this annual event, may I please refer you to last week's column in which I whined at length about holidaying presenters leaving their shows in the hands of imbeciles, and about all the dreadful-sounding programmes I had declined to listen to for fear that I might slip into a radio-induced coma.
'Miami Beach is gorgeous and the city has such a buzz'
Alice Jones' Arts Diary
‘Travel is finding good places to eat’
Less than £200... Easy on the wallet
Every Friday, easyJet Holidays will release 100 holidays for £100 per person. A test booking revealed a week's self-catering in Ibiza to two nights' B&B in Bilbao. Just visit the website early before they sell out. Holidays.easyjet.com