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Official current travel advice for France

On Friday 13 November, a number of terrorist incidents took place in Paris resulting in widespread casualties. British nationals are advised to exercise caution in public places and follow the advice of the local authorities. French authorities have heightened security … Continue reading

Possible record heat in Spain, while heavy rain and snow affect the Alps

Parts of Spain, Portugal and southern France are experiencing unusually high temperatures at the moment. On Tuesday, Seville recorded 38C. The hottest conditions will be across the Andalucía region of southern Spain. Cooler conditions will gradually spread from the north, … Continue reading

Cruise control: 5 top cruises for 2015

With 2015 seeing the launch of a number of outstanding new cruise ships and the opening of new routes making some of the world’s most remote places substantially more reachable, this year is not one to miss on the cruising … Continue reading

Great value ski breaks in Europe

There are plenty of fantastic ski resorts in Europe and there’s still time to book up a fun-packed break on the slopes. Ozel Rowland rounds up some of the best… Les Grandes Montets, Chamonix, France © Dan Zelazo Budget skiing A great value … Continue reading

How to pack for different climate zones

Cruising can be fantastic fun for the whole family whatever the weather. With an ever expanding list of exciting destinations accessible via cruise ship plus a constant developing arena in on-board entertainment and conveniences, it is rare you’ll ever hear … Continue reading

Five of the best ski runs in the world

Some avid skiers may feel a need for speed and a rush of adrenaline, while others may enjoy a more a scenic, sedate run. Here, Beth Wilmot rounds up the five best ski runs in the world – selected by … Continue reading

MSC Cruises offers guests a balcony boost

Holidaymakers looking to cruise in style this year can now grab a free Balcony cabin upgrade with MSC Cruises. The new offer – which runs from January 22 until March 5, 2015 – is valid on selected MSC Cruises’ ships … Continue reading

MSC Cruises adds Malta to Western Med sailing to make seven calls in seven days

MSC Cruises has added the stunning city of Valetta, Malta, to one of its top-selling western Mediterranean sailings in summer 2015, to offer seven ports of call on a single seven-night cruise.   In one week, MSC travellers will visit … Continue reading

Swap the UK for…lovely Lyon

With its fine food, enchanting festivals, rich history and wonderful festive markets, Lyon is a superb place to celebrate Christmas, as Ozel Rowland discovers Fêtes des lumières, Lyon © Julien REBOULET / The Festival of Lights: Fête des Lumières This four-day festival … Continue reading

We wish you a Merry Cruise-mas…

MSC Cruises is giving families the opportunity to make the most of the festive season this year with great value sailings available throughout the Christmas and New Year period. Sun setting, Baltic Sea © JVP pHoTOs Escaping the British weather – … Continue reading