Most sailors dream of racing a professional standard racing yacht in competitive circumstances, but time, money and experience are pushed to the limit to make this a reality. But the Isle of Wight has what you're looking for.
Clear water, sheltered bays and plenty of marine life make Lanzarote a great choice for training. Experienced divers can find greater depths relatively close to shore and there are wrecks ranging from shallow to technical diving depths. It's warm too!
Look at an underwater photo competition and there's a fair chance some of the best Red Sea images have been taken in Nuweiba, Egypt. Nuweiba is on the Sinai Peninsula, about an hour up the coast from the bustle of Sharm el Sheik. Without the crowds, pho
Master Gardener, Donna Dawson, has just gotten back from a press trip to see the gardens of 'this wonderful island that is only 28 miles long and 14 miles wide'.
Because it's so far away Perth has to have everything. It also has many natural charms: one of the world's most beautiful coastlines, a dramatic interior and it's neighbours with Australia's oldest wine region.
Visit the Yucatán Peninsula for the ancient Mayan ruins, the Caribbean style beaches, the diving, adventures in the jungle, or for the culture - there are almost too many reasons.
There's no doubt that the lush jungles of the Mayan Riviera hide many treasures, but while some people covert the ancient Mayan temples hidden in the jungle' depths, some visitors dream of the perfect Caribbean beaches that the jungles fringe.
More than just a tropical island, Malaysian Borneo has impressive mountains and remote communities. But it's also a tropical island, and this itinerary allows for both exploration and languor.
The Cyclades islands have it all, not just the sunshine and scenery, and two weeks island hopping here is the stuff of dreams.
Lara Piegeler recommends a perfect May bank holiday in Hastings, UK.