Europe and Middle East

Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in Europe and Middle East. independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

Uig Hotel, Isle of Skye

After 50 years of visiting Skye, Terry Marsh finally gets to stay at the Uig Hotel and finds it worth the wait.

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Andaz London Liverpool Street

Andy Mossack stays at Andaz London Liverpool Street just after re-opening and revels in feeling COVID safe.

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Lumley Castle Hotel, Chester-le-Street, County Durham

The Lumley Castle Hotel is a four-star property at Chester-le-Street in County Durham. With a long history and cosy bedrooms, some featuring four-poster beds, this hotel is well placed for exploring the north-east of England.

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Outdoor Adventures in Bern, Switzerland.

Rupert Parker travels to Bern, the Swiss Capital, for an outdoor immersive experience.

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Scarlett Green Soho, London

Andy Mossack gets a front row Soho seat as he tries out the Antipodean fare of Scarlett Green Soho, the flagship restaurant of Daisy Green Collective.

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Nausicaá, France’s National Sea Centre, Boulogne

Rupert Parker gets up close with the fish in Boulogne in one of Europe’s largest aquariums.

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