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From the archives: Paris-based writer Rosa Rankin-Gee steps into a painting-filled palace of pure imagination at Italy's heel


All change, please – super-high-speed trains are shaking up the Continental travel scene, putting you on the right track for visiting Eurostar destinations from the UK

Flight-free travel with Eurostar

Kate Pettifer has the lowdown on how to spend 48 hours in the Kent seaside resort, where an artistic renaissance has brought new edge to its nostalgic appeal

The weekend guide to Margate

Britain’s best spa breaks run from city-centre spoiling to calming country getaways, with world-class wellness retreats for weekend breaks or luxuriating for longer

The best luxury spa hotels in the UK

From the birth of surf to subversive spin-drifters, Rosie Paterson charts the ebb and flow of Malibu's iconic breaks

Pipe dreams: a history of Malibu surf culture

Don’t let a wintery chill take the edge off your just-married glow with a honeymoon in one of these warm, romance-ready destinations

The world’s best winter honeymoon destinations

Maya Boyd falls under the spell of the Colombian city, where literary legend is intertwined with otherworldly beauty and rum-soaked decadence

City of the surreal: a love letter to Cartagena

If you’re looking for Stateside skiing inspiration, shimmy this way for our where-to-go winter forecast

Let it snow: the best luxury ski hotels in the US

From the archives: Legendary milliner Philip Treacy tips his hat to Mirabó de Valldemossa, a 16th-century olive farm with milk-and-honey charm

Mirabó de Valldemossa: Balearic bliss

From the archives: soaking up sunsets, sculpture safaris and afternoon spa sessions, Zoë Zimmer discovers a triptych of tranquillity at Villa La Coste

Villa La Coste: la vie en rosè

From the archives: Producer Bee Carrozzini strikes a pose in the heart of Rome's fashion triangle where Ferragamo's voguish stay is dressed to thrill

Portrait Roma: Eternal style