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  • The Muddy Guide to Antigua

    I escaped the snow in February for a week in Antigua - and with 365 beaches to choose it was hard work (*cough*). The result? Your replete guide to where to stay, put your beach towel, eat and sightsee in this most laidback of Caribbean islands.

  • Insider Guide to Oxford

    Planning to visit the City of Spires? My definitive guide gives you everything you need to know, including the tourist classics and hipster hangouts.

  • Have pooch, will travel

    Woof! 38 perfect dog-friendly stays in the UK, from hotels, pubs and inns and cottages, to cater to the furry baby in your life.

  • Lush green scenery and a thatched roof hotel with a swimming pool in the foreground

    2 days left to grab up to 40% off luxe Family Hols

    Was summer a staycation washout? In that case you may want to feast your eyes on Turquoise Holiday's Family Sale - up to 40% (yes, you read that right) off stunning holidays in the Maldives, Mauritius and South East Asia. See you on the sun lounger!

  • Need a seaside fix? Six great beach daytrips in under 3 hours

    No plans for a sunny day? Get thee to the beach - it's nearer than you think. Here are our six favourites, all doable from landlocked Oxon and Bucks. Just don't forget the sunscreen, lobster face!

  • Romantic getaway

    Looking to rekindle the fires? Stoke the iron of hot-rod passion? Er, get away from the kids and sleep for 14 hours solid? Then this is the feature for you. The most romantic stays across 16 counties, and all in the name of love.

  • Muddy’s ultimate travel guide: New Zealand

    Two islands, four million people, one incredible destination. I used to live in New Zealand and Mr Muddy is a Kiwi, so this is a proper Insider's Guide!

  • NORTH DEVON WEEKENDER

    Closer than Cornwall and as sunny as Salcombe, put North Devon on your getaway list with our insider guide to where, what and how

  • California Dreaming

    If you’re anything like me you’ll have spent your twenties seeing yourself as a groovy, bohemian, independent traveller, floating around far-flung spots and believing that having an itinerary was ‘cheating’. Well, those carefree days are long gone, girlfriend. With three children to herd, a business to run, and barely enough time to indulge in an afternoon […]

  • Caribbean insider

    For those dreaming of escaping to the sun (me, me!), here's an expert guide to the best islands to visit, with the how, where and why.

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