Five Croatian islands to visit from Split

Croatia’s dramatic Dalmatian Coast is home to thousands of islands that are bathed in sunshine and surrounded by the sparkling Adriatic. Overwhelmed by the choice? Don’t worry — Eleanor Ross has done the legwork for you

Ten music festivals you can’t miss in 2015

Looking for a festi-holiday abroad this year? From new kids on the block and old favourites to international expansions, Ianthe Butt rounds up ten of 2015’s finest

Europe’s best spring-sun breaks

From Split to Sardinia, spring is the perfect time to start sun seeking in Europe — plus you’ll miss the mass-tourist summer crowds. Suzanne King gives us the lowdown on seven of the best

Europe: 16 degrees of separation

Forget six degrees: 16 degrees of latitude separate British Airways’ new European hotspots, from 28° to 44° North

Croatia: Adriana Hvar Spa Hotel

With marina views, a lovely rooftop terrace and spa-like rooms to unwind in, The Adriana is a fabulous base on the Croatian island of Hvar, says Alice Tate