There's a buzz about Lombok, says <b>Iain Stewart</b>, as hip hotels and spas combine with dramatic scenery to offer an alternative to Bali
The Netherlands woke up to a full-blown case of Orange fever this morning after the national side beat Uruguay 3-2 to reach their first World Cup final in 32 years.
A new flight from Europe has put this city of commerce within easier reach for tourists, too, says Mark Leftly
Glancing at the icy speedometer as we barrelled along the narrow trail, I was astonished to see it creeping towards 50mph. Just minutes earlier, struggling to get to grips with this two-man snowmobile, 20mph had seemed absurdly fast. But then everything about this trip to the alternative winter wonderland of northern Michigan had proved pretty easy to master and, for a bunch of winter novices such as the five of us, wonderfully family-friendly.