Culture

California revisited – and this time with the kids in tow

Mark Piggott and his family head off on an epic journey in search of spectacular beaches, a total eclipse and free wi-fi

13 Sep 2017

How being a junior doctor prepared me for a career in comedy

Adam Kay on swapping delivering babies for telling jokes

12 Sep 2017

The Work review: Folsom Prison blues on screen

A powerful documentary that goes behind prison walls

11 Sep 2017

Gallery: Mario Testino at Sotheby’s

Artwork from the acclaimed photographer’s private collection is going under the hammer

8 Sep 2017

When visiting Berlin, go west

West Berlin is becoming more trendy, but the ambience of the old city remains

7 Sep 2017

How to do a cycling holiday in Britain and Ireland

Be prepared before getting on your bike

5 Sep 2017

Five films to see in September

What to watch in cinemas this month

5 Sep 2017

In search of the food that Maggie munched on

Why are we so hungry to discover what famous people eat?

31 Aug 2017

Exhibition preview: Van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites

A National Gallery blockbuster exploring the influence of the Arnolfini Portrait

29 Aug 2017

Don’t waste your money on Mayweather-McGregor

The fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor won’t be worth the hype or the pay-per-view fee

24 Aug 2017

Don’t sneer at selfies

Kim Kardashian and van Gogh have more in common than you might think

14 Aug 2017

A trip to Dracula’s birthplace won’t bleed you dry

The Transylvanian citadel that’s perfect for a budget break

10 Aug 2017

How safe is a holiday to Turkey?

Political turmoil and terrorist attacks led to a decline in tourism, but holidaymakers are returning to the country

3 Aug 2017

Edinburgh’s other festival

Venture beyond the Fringe for the excellent Edinburgh Art Festival

2 Aug 2017

The welcome revival of the revue show

As political life becomes stranger than fiction, the satirical revue is making a comeback

31 Jul 2017

Films to watch in August

What to watch in cinemas this month

31 Jul 2017

Why a holiday to Luxembourg is a very good idea

An unlikely but delightful destination for a city break

28 Jul 2017

The uncertain future of our summer holidays

Getting away has never been simpler, but the travel industry is unsure where to go next

26 Jul 2017

Gallery: Matisse in the Studio

A preview of the Royal Academy exhibition exploring Matisse’s art and inspiration

25 Jul 2017

How to get a better night’s sleep

Gin, sex and carbs will all help you get a decent kip

24 Jul 2017

Summer reads for 2017

Brilliant books for the beach

19 Jul 2017

The art of Waugh

A new exhibition showcases Evelyn Waugh, the visual artist

17 Jul 2017

Gallery: The Spectator summer party

Another magnificent bash in Old Queen Street

14 Jul 2017

Norway: not your average skiing holiday

The arduous joy of cross-country skiing in Scandinavia

14 Jul 2017

Horse racing’s big spenders haven’t been spooked by Brexit

Leicester City’s Thai owner is aiming to replicate his Premier League success on the racing track

13 Jul 2017

Corbynistas believe in socialism, until the bill arrives

Young people are too stingy to be socialist

12 Jul 2017