Finland

A sure Finn for nature lovers

As the nights turn frosty, most Scots start pondering some last-minute Mediterranean sun, but I say go full autumn. Five hours from Edinburgh, via Helsinki, lies Kuusamo, a mass of hills and lakes at the heart of Finnish Lapland, aflame just now in fie…

UK hotel prices to rise 7 per cent in 2017

Pictured: UK hotel prices are predicted to increase 7 per cent in 2017, despite a large amount of hotel openings taking place this year UK hotel prices are expected to increase 7 per cent in 2017 despite the current boom in hotel developments, with close to 8,000 rooms expected to be finished in London alone this year.

Waitress ‘used London terror experience’ to clear hotel terrace

Tributes are placed where bodies fell on the Promenade des Anglais A waitress has been praised for using her experience of terror in London to evacuate a hotel terrace during the Nice attacks.

The woman ordered people to leave the outside dining area of the Westminster hotel along the Promenade des Anglais when they saw a lorry ploughing through crowds enjoying Bastille Day.

Share Go To Tita Siren, 56, had been enjoying a drink with a friend when the vehicle appeared and drove over people in its path.

Newly single and wondering what to do about a holiday?

Try flying solo

GETTY Solo holidays do not have to be daunting Thanks to a growth in travel companies offering anything from a weekend away to an activity break on a hot, Spanish island, it doesn’t have to be difficult to book that solo break.

Whether you want to test the waters with a UK weekend break, country house-style trip or exotic, full-on activity break – the choice has never been better.

It’s not just a case of a single room.