I recently returned from an amazing villa holiday in an area of Italy I’d only ever raced past on the autostrada. Well east of the main north south highway, north of Perugia and to the east of Lake Trasimeno, (where Hannibal trounced the Romans with his elephants you may recall), Tenuta di Murlo is a stunning private country estate of green rolling hills, olive groves and truffle hunters.
Top reasons to love Finca Cortesin, Andalucia, Spain.
It’s grey and rainy and I’m feeling pretty basic so it's easy to lapse into daydreaming about going on holidays. And my musings take me back to a memorable hotel pool… And suddenly I’m browsing hotel pools… Oh wow…
To celebrate the Queen's 90th Birthday here's some of of the places where she's stayed where you can too.
Top reasons to love the New Forest in Hampshire.
Fiona Duncan, Hotel Guru founder and Telegraph Travel's hotel expert, on hotel's welcoming small talk from receptionists.
Top reasons to love Pestana Palace, Lisbon, Portugal.
Fiona Duncan, Hotel Guru founder and Telegraph Travel's hotel expert. If you can’t make a bedroom look attractive without resorting to cushions, dear designers, you shouldn’t be in the game, I say.
Top reasons to love the Hotel Endsleigh, Devon. By Fiona Duncan
Cornish Crackers! A great drive along the north coast of Cornwall for a blast of fun. Adrenalin watersports for all ages. Seasonal fare in a rustic setting inland.