Video: Hundreds of postcards sent from across world to decorate girl’s room on cancer unit

It is a small gesture that has meant the world - quite literally. Hundreds of people have been sending postcards from far-flung places to a little girl living in hospital. Chris Burn reports.

Dancers from the Northern Ballet, Leeds, perform a scene from the 'Nutcracker'....30th March 2011 Picture By Simon Hulme

City named as tourism hotspot for European travellers

“No-one was proud of the city. When I was 12 it was not a great place.”

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JAMESTOWN: Jocelyn Woodbryg (Naomi Battick), Verity Bridges (Niamh Walsh) and Alice Kett (Sophie Rundle). PIC: PA

Travel review: A new world - discovering the history of Jamestown

Inspired by Sky 1’s new 17th century period drama Jamestown, Katie Wright visits the former English settlement in Virginia.

The waterfront promenade at Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, France. PIC: PA

Travel review: Avian heaven in Northern France

Just a short hop across the Channel, Sarah Marshall explores the avian paradise that is the Baie de Somme.

The Jameh Mosque at Yazd.

Travel review: Iran - a land of culture and history

With a change in the political climate Western visitors once more have a chance to sample the history and culture of Iran. Conal Gregory risks a peek under the veil.

The Golden Gate Bridge. PIC: PA

Travel review: California - much to discover beyond the urban sprawl

Venturing beyond the urban honeypots of San Francisco and Los Angeles, Richard Jones discovers fine wines and great hiking trails in California.

Yorkshire's quirkiest holiday accommodation

Yorkshire's quirkiest holiday accommodation

Looking for holiday accommodation with a difference in Yorkshire this summer?

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Don't become a victim of fraud on your holiday.

Warning as more holidaymakers fall victim to fraud

Holidaymakers are losing an average of £1200 to holiday fraud, according to Action Fraud - the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime.

The Blue Lagoon at Abereiddy. PIC: Ian Day

Travel review: The picturesque Pembrokeshire coastline

Jane Day takes her family to visit the picturesque Pembrokeshire coastline.


REVIEW: Blackpool has it all - nowhere matches it for sheer fun

For this single mum and teenage daughter, the opportunity to spend some quality time together is few and far between, so when we were offered the chance of a weekend break to Blackpool we jumped at it, and it was non-stop laughter and fun from start to finish.

Efate is the third largest of Vanuatu's islands.

Travel review: Vanuatu - a little piece of paradise

Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and tropical cyclones may not offer the island archipelago of Vanuatu in the South Pacific the best of advertisements to entice holidaymakers, but its climate, warm waters and the sunny smiles of its inhabitants seems more than enough as tourism is very much on the up.

MSC Splendida. PIC: PA

Travel review: Aboard the MSC Splendida

A Mediterranean cruise promises a hassle-free family holiday with a taste of adventure. Warren Chrismas steps aboard the MSC Splendida.

Thousands of fans are expected to line the route for this weekend's Tour de Yorkshire.

Everything you need to know about this weekend's Tour de Yorkshire

The third Tour de Yorkshire cycle race will get underway today as competitors tackle the east coast circuit in front of an expected crowd of thousands.


YP Comment: Yorkshire set for a bumper year

The weather might be unseasonably chilly but tourism bosses will be warmed by the news 
that 2017 could be a bumper year for Britain.

Feathers Hotel, Helmsley.

Take three...places to stay in a Yorkshire market town

We do the hard work for you as we profile some of the best places to stay in Yorkshire

Time Out Market.

Travel review: Pastels and pastries in Lisbon

Rich in culture, but cheaper than your average European capital, Lisbon is well worth a short break, writes Jill Turton.

WATCH: How a Star Wars Land is not so far (far) away

WATCH: How a Star Wars Land is not so far (far) away

It may legendarily exist in a galaxy far far away, but it could be that fans of Star Wars could soon visit the Unknown Regions.

Queues on the A64 today.

A64 gridlock: Travel hell on Yorkshire's holiday route

This is the state of the A64 today as people return from Bank Holiday fun with their families.

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Win this enormous Vango Nadina 600 family tent and a mountain bike from GO Outdoors.

WIN: £800 mountain bike and family tent with GO Outdoors

Spring is in the air and to celebrate we have teamed up with GO Outdoors, the ultimate destination for all your staycation needs, to give you the chance to ride off with a mountain bike and a family tent worth £800.
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