Greece: Canaves Oia, Santorini

Set in one of Greece’s most romantic locations, this grown-up retreat delivers a discreet, finely-tuned luxury service to starry-eyed couples, says Bryony Coleman – not to mention sunsets that will make you swoon

Five European destinations best visited in summer

While Europe sizzles in the summer months, the crowds also swell. Luckily for you, High Life has handpicked five short-haul holiday ideas where you can make the most of the warm weather but still escape the crowds.

60 second interview: Florrie

From touring and recording with Girls Aloud and Kylie Minogue, Florrie is now breaking out on her own with her new single Real Love. Here she talks punk rock, festivals in Slovakia and playing at the top of skyscrapers in Shanghai

Greece: Grace Hotel, Santorini

A staggering infinity pool, cool minimalist interiors and impeccable service, this picture-perfect hotel is pure paradise says Laury Smith. Not to mention those Santorini sunsets…

Santorini: an insider’s guide

British Airways now has direct flights from London City airport to Santorini — the Greek island of white-washed villages, impossibly azure seas and, of course, glorious caldera sunsets. Laury Smith is swept away

The world’s best villas

An abode in Death Valley, a converted kiln and a palatial property costing £18,000 a night... Issy D’Arcy Clark scours the globe for one-off wonders

Greece: Hiding out with Anafi’s hipsters

The sun-worshippers read French philosophers and bus-drivers 
rock out to the Velvet Underground — is Anafi too cool for school, 
or the thinking person’s Greek paradise? Feargus O’Sullivan explores the Cyclades’ little-known ‘hipster island’

Greece’s best boutique beds

With crystal clear waters and aquamarine skies, it’s hard to beat Greece for summer sunshine. Sarah Jackson, travel expert at boutique hotel specialist Mr & Mrs Smith, picks her favourite island escapes

Santorini: in search of the lost city of Atlantis

Was the ancient town of Akrotiri on Santorini, which was obliterated by a volcanic eruption in 1600BC, the inspiration for Plato's sophisticated but doomed city of Atlantis? William Cook visits

Santorini: need to know

The best spots to eat, swim, island hop to and try the island's distinctive local wines

Five of the best boutique hotels in Santorini

British Airways now has direct flights to Santorini, an island of sugar-cube white architecture, distinctive local wines and black sand beaches. Lucy Thackray picks five hideaways from which to see the island in style