See Ayers Rock by balloon for the first time
While Uluru (Ayers Rock) is one of Australia’s best known monuments it has previously only been accessible by guided walk or camel. This is all set to change in March when visitors after a new arrangement has been agreed with the local Aboriginal Anangu people to allow hot air balloons to journey around the base of the monolith. www.wexas.com

Take a romantic break in Georgian Dublin
The Merrion Hotel in Georgian Dublin has a Valentine’s themed offer valid throughout February, including an overnight stay in a Garden Wing room, chilled Rosé Champagne and full Irish breakfast. Prices start at just €125 (£105) a person.
Contact +353 1 603 0600 or info@merrionhotel.com

Retreat to Barcelona for Valentine’s Day
High on Montjuic Mountain and commanding spectacular panoramas over Barcelona and the Mediterranean Sea, Hotel Miramar claims to be the hotel for romance in Barcelona. Guests booking to stay in February can choose from a range of extras, including strawberries and chocolates in the bath. Visit www.hotelmiramarbarcelona.com