Taking the road less travelled doesn't have to mean venturing into the middle of nowhere and pitching up a tent – far from it.
Sometimes all you have to do is look at some more unique holiday destinations, so here are a few ideas to get you started...
Zakynthos is one of the most beautiful Greek islands you could come across. Its vast, long sandy beaches and ice-blue waters contrast beautifully with traditional Greek villages nestled in the pine-covered mountains.
My love affair with Greece
Tempted by a holiday to Greece and her islands? Find out more here
Tolentino, Le Marche, Italy
Ever fancied exploring central Italy? Tolentino is home to one of the most important Sanctuaries in Le Marche. This is a great place to immerse yourself in the local history, take in the impressive architecture and, of course, to experience good local food and wine.
What makes Italy a great holiday destination?
Discover more about Italy and everything it has to offer. Find out more here
St Helier, Jersey
If you've never explored the picturesque Channel Islands before, you're missing out. They are very close to home and have been described by many as a "microcosm of Cornwall on an island".
Famed for their quiet charm and old-fashioned courtesy, the Channel Islands offer the unique blend of Britishness with a taste of France. Discover them for yourself.
Reykjavik is the world's most Northerly capital city, known for its culture, cuisine, and incredible Icelandic terrain. It's also the perfect spot to get out of town and see the breathtaking Northern Lights.
Three days in Iceland
Iceland is a realm of epic landscapes, where volcanoes reach high into the midnight sun and glaciers glint in the moonlight. Discover it for yourself