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Holidays

Whatever the holiday – family fun, a romantic escape or a solo adventure – we’ve got inspirational suggestions for them all with the best hotels and locales around the globe


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Greece: a sensory overload

Enjoy stunning vistas, award-winning food and luxurious comfort with Grecotel

Massive volcanic mountains with small shrub vegetation and purple and colouring
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Lanzarote: a sun-and-sea destination with a difference

Five reasons to make Lanzarote your next getaway, including volcanic hikes, decadent five-star hotels and delicious seafood

Aerial view of Anse Source D'Argent beach, Seychelles
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Why the Seychelles is a family holiday hit

The Seychelles is not just for couples: families are also in love with this tropical paradise

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Four regions: one spectacular holiday

From sunrise in the city to an afternoon sipping wine by the river, a trip to northern Portugal is a holiday offering many rewards

Interior at Amerikalinjen, Oslo, Norway
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Hot hotels: worlds within walls

Step off the street and into another world with these transformational hotels

The Cinderella Castle at sunset in Disney World's Magic Kingdom
Family Travel
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Our top five US family trips

From dinosaur fossils in Denver to the big thrills of Orlando’s theme parks, we track down five family holiday adventures to plan for 2021

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Hot hotels: winter warmers

Our round up of Europe’s cosiest, snuggest and most inviting boltholes to warm the cockles of your heart this winter

Aerial shot of Palm Court Plaza and the Buckminster Fuller Fly Eye Dome surrounded by palm trees in Miami's Design District
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The high/low guide to... Miami

From South Beach sandwiches to themed pool parties, the Magic City promises a good time, no matter the depth of your pockets

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How to travel with a one-year-old

Award-winning writer Robyn Wilder describes the highs and lows of taking trips with children

High angled shot of the sea crashing into the sea wall by a road in Nice. Passersby stop to look over the rails at the water.
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Photo journal: Nice

Glamorous, hot and less than two hours away, Nice is a travel must-see location for any wanderer

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A place in the sun

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The high/low guide to... Dubai

Whether you’re on a budget or going all out, we have all the options covered for a memorable trip to Dubai

A child plays in the shallows of a cove with a pebbly beach and clear blue water.
Family Travel
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Easy family holidays

Looking for holiday inspiration? We curate the best places to travel en famille

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Hot hotels

Our mission is simple: find the hotels that meet High Life’s exacting standards and tell you all about them

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How to get a greater sense of escape on your next trip

Here comes the science: clinical psychologist Dr Sophie Mort reveals how to maximise that holiday high