"You rarely hear English voices... it feels wonderfully foreign and exotic, a rare treat in Europe today. Go before they ruin it"
Rosie Birkett couldn’t take a holiday, she had a book to write. Then she got a dog, and a desire for some Rick Stein fish & chips and sea air. Cue Cornwall
From Jamie Oliver to dodgem cars – the recently launched Quantum of the Seas is one of the biggest cruise ships ever built. Nick Harman walks the gangplank
All aglow: flying the new Virgin Dreamliner, from London to Boston
"Not so much Bondmobile, more Batmobile, the DB9 Carbon Edition is jet black inside and out, finished off with a layer of testosterone"
"All those English schoolchildren practising their shouting, and those sports teams with their XXXL kitbags. And those krrrrazee Homeland Security Guys! Who could resist?"
"So what was it like to actually drive? A bit like London’s DLR or Edinburgh’s new tram: you know you’re moving, but it’s so quite that you're just not really sure why"
Qatar Airways’ new A380 service from London sets the bar even higher for Business and First class – and there’s not a single gold tap in sight