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  • St Lucia beyond the beaches

    Rainforests, volcanoes, horse riding, snuba (not a typo) diving and other kid-friendly adventures on the beautiful island of St Lucia

  • singapore

    Singapore fling

    Join me for cocktails at the rooftop bar at the top of a Singaporean Supertree?

  • swimming pool dordogne france

    Your own petit hamlet in the Dordogne

    A grand manoir and three cottages – rent one, two or more; perfect for families or larger groups of friends holidaying together. Bonne vacance!

  • Thai for beginners

    As the nights draw in and Christmas looms, what's the best thing to do? Book a holiday, of course! Fancy something a bit further afield this time?

  • Ski luxury for less

    Are you after a luxury ski holiday but want it on a smaller budget? Fear not, Muddy is here to help – check out our top tips for luxe for less!

  • Make your holidays count: 12 trips of a lifetime

    Splashing out on a big celebration holiday? Have we got some travel inspo for you, featuring palm trees, tropical islands, star-gazing, sundowners and private butlers. Bring it on.

  • spanish villa with pool

    Spain with Kids. Easy Peasy!

    As the summer hols come to an end, what's the best thing to do? Look ahead to the next one, of course!

  • woman in yoga pose exotic gardens hotel

    Say Namaste to Asia Gardens

    Bruce Willis and Penelope Cruz have both stayed in this exotic Asian paradise, just two hours away in oh so exotic sunny Spain

  • Fab 5 things to do in Paris – you could be going there…on us!

    Mes petits choux, le nouvelle competition de Stilettos Boueux est ici – et il est un corker! (you didn’t know I spoke Franglais?). I’ve got a pair of return airline tickets to Paris to give away to one lucky reader – sacre bleu!  If you win, you and your partner, friend, mum (OK, me, if […]

  • Why you’ll love Lisbon for a short break

    Debbie over at Muddy Sussex went on a weekend break to Lisbon, and when you read about what she found (and I’m not just talking about the pastel de nata), you’ll want to go there too. Read on and get ready to book your tickets… I’d have gone to Lisbon a lot sooner had I realised […]

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