Europe is well and truly on the map for sun-seekers with Southern France, Portugal and Cyprus particularly pleasant in May. For those wanting to go long-haul the Seychelles is in its prime, whilst the Bahamas is a great option before the crowds arrive…
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Where to go
Explore Europe’s cities and coastline, go on the lookout for the best wildlife in the world or just laze on a Caribbean beach. May has it all and more, read on for our favourite holiday ideas…
Holidays in May are perfect for city breaks, as well as families wanting an easy beach holiday with the kids. For wildlife lovers, you won’t get much better than a safari in Botswana or Namibia. Pick your favourite from our top ideas below…
Events and festivals
There are plenty of quirky events and festivals happening in May, from dance to migrations. It’s a fantastic month for food lovers with Cinco de Mayo in Mexico and food trucks galore in Amsterdam…
Places to avoid
So we’ve given you the good news, what about the stinkers? Here are the places you shouldn’t visit in April. Bad weather, overcrowding or just not much going on; there are lots of reasons to avoid certain destinations in April.
Here are the ones we’d suggest waiting until another time of year to visit…
- India & Sri Lanka – monsoon season is underway so you’re taking a big risk of rain stopping play if you choose these places and much of Asia.
- Egypt – it’s all getting a bit too hot and humid in Egypt so save your Nile cruise for another time.