5 secrets only locals in Tenerife know about

As the largest of Spain's Canary Islands, Tenerife is known for its idyllic island beauty; a sun-drenched paradise of white sandy beaches, gently swaying palms and sparkling turquoise waters. Attracting around 10 million holidaymakers every year, Tenerife has long been a popular tourist destination, but take a step away from the crowded coastline of busy bars and sunbathing Brits, and you'll discover an island steeped in rich history with a colourful carnival of culture. We've rounded up five of our favourite things to do, to help you explore island life in style.

Top 5 properties in Brittany for every family

France; a country whose romantic reputation exceeds it, from the winding cobbled streets of Paris to the style and class of the French Riviera. But, there’s only one place to go if you’re looking for an amazing family holiday; Brittany. The name conjures images of sleepy villages and rustic buildings, and you may be thinking 'that's not for me and my family', but there’s something for everyone. It doesn’t matter if you’d like to sit on a striking beach, letting the sun top up your dwindling tan, while your children build sand castles, or you’d rather hike across rural woodland, dragging the kids along behind you. Brittany has something for everyone.  We’ve handpicked a selection of properties that will suit every family. You just have to choose which one you’d prefer.