The sun is finally out and boy oh boy are we Brits ready for it. Parks are full of people, picnics and bare bodies (let’s hope they slapped on some factor 50), drinks are being had in every beer garden and shops are filled with fashionistas bulking up their summer wardrobes.
But despite the sun shining and birds chirping here in Britain, we know you’re all thinking “Where else in the world can I escape to?!”. So, because we also love to indulge in a daydream we’ve put together a holiday lust list – get your suitcase packed and your drink at the ready.
The city of Fez is full of life and history. Walk through alleys of colour and culture while being tempted with an array of aromatic foods.
Flight time: 7h 45m from Heathrow
Currency: Dirham (Dh)
Daily costs: Cheap and cheerful is possible, aim for Dh500.
You can expect sun and sand, right our job is done. Seriously though, this has to be on your 2018 travel list. Wander through Old Town, explore baroque buildings or just laze on the sand.
Flight time: 3h 50m from Heathrow
Currency: Kuna (KN)
Daily costs: Mid range starts from 700KN
As pretty as a postcard, Porto has a skyline that cannot be beat. Lonely Planet describes the city as “humble-yet-opulent”. Spend the day at seafood markets or enjoy an evening of wine and cheese.
Flight time: 4h 45m from Heathrow
Currency: Euro (€)
Daily costs: Top end isn’t too bad, aim for €200