All-inclusive weeks in the sun from £629 It’s £629pp sharing for seven nights all-inclusive at the Festa Pomorie Resort, Pomorie, in Bulgaria, leaving Belfast International on June 25 with First Choice.
THE fixed grimace on its face, the erect fin that slices through the water, the flick of its tail that gives it an extra kick of speed: unblinking, the shark cruises past, less than two metres from my head.
FOR ultimate grandeur, the Chateau de Versailles is hard to beat, with its masterpiece ceilings, grand stairways and palatial ballroom (visit on a bright day and sunbeams foxtrot between the gilded window frames and shimmering chandeliers).
Cruise with Mary Berry or Marco Pierre White Iglu Cruise has introduced two special cruises departing in August that give travellers a chance to taste the food of famous chefs and cooks and to learn directly from the experts.
THE ultimate secret to making a proper Valencian paella has nothing to do with ingredients, measures or the temperature at which it is cooked – it is dancing a fandango around the kitchen and talking sternly to the rice.
Weekend in Alicante or Heaven in Antalya Where better to spend three nights than in the city of Alicante in Spain at the La City Hotel? It’s £319pp departing Belfast International for two people sharing for the flight and room only, including a 22kg baggage allowance.