The real Les Misérables: Explore Victor Hugo’s Belgium

Exiled in Belgium, Victor Hugo published his famous novel in Brussels – here’s a guide to the streets and sights that inspired him

1 Feb 2019

Europe’s most underrated cities

Dig beneath the hearsay: Warsaw, Minsk, Lille and Brussels have much to offer the curious traveller

23 Jan 2019

Britain’s little capitals of culture

Swap the city for one of the many small British towns with thriving art and food scenes – from Stroud to Berwick Upon Tweed

15 Jan 2019

Last-minute getaways for the New Year

Say hello to 2019 from the comfort of your very own houseboat, lighthouse or prison cell

13 Dec 2018