The Poetry Lovers Garden. Designed by: Fiona Cadwallader at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017

Finding literary inspiration in the garden

How writers and gardeners are influenced by one another’s art

Why rare books are thriving in the digital age

One of London’s oldest antiquarian booksellers says young collectors have given business a boost

10 commandments for the public house

The perfect pub should provide an alcohol-abetted escape from the modern world

Prince Philip: a sartorial star

The retired Duke of Edinburgh has always had an eye for simple but outstanding suits

Exhibition preview: Alberto Giacometti at Tate Modern

The major retrospective features more than 250 works by the Swiss artist

Julian Barrett as Mindhorn

Five films to see in May

What to watch in cinemas this month

How I discovered Germans do have a sense of humour

Mentioning the war is actively encouraged in German comedy clubs

A view of the bay of Naples (iStock)

A holiday in Naples is nothing to be scared of

A charming city break without a mafia don in sight

Six plays to book ahead for

A selection of the most highly-anticipated productions on their way to British theatres in the coming months

The bright lights of Beirut

Lebanon’s capital is undergoing a cultural renaissance after years of civil war

Six alternative yoga classes

Yoga sessions inspired by heavy metal, hip-hop and man’s best friend

Five exhibitions to see

From Rembrandt to Grayson Perry, an eclectic selection of exhibitions to visit in the coming months

Ancient columns of temple ruins in archaeological park Tombs of the Kings, Paphos,Cyprus,UNESCO heritage site.

There’s more to Paphos than sunbathing and getting sloshed

The Cypriot city is a destination for holidaymakers seeking comfort and culture

How to travel in style – when the odds are against you

Robert Louis Stevenson might not have been referring specifically to holidays when he wrote that ‘to travel hopefully is a…

Five ways to make the most of tiny spaces

Taking inspiration from the Barbican’s Japanese House exhibition

Wine Glass with Chocolates

Booze and chocolate: the perfect pairings for Easter

The very best tipples to enjoy with your chocolate eggs over the bank holiday weekend

Olivier Awards 2017: full list of winners

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child won a record-breaking nine awards

a type writer and screwed up paper

The British short story needs saving

This grand literary tradition is being killed off by vapid competitions

Britain’s best bars for playing games

Bars and cafés across the UK are encouraging people to embrace their competitive side

a pilot in front of a WW1 Centenary Aircraft

Learning to fly: a beginner’s guide

Flying lessons are not as expensive or time-consuming as you might think

May 1936: Jose, Oscar and Eduardo Aguilar, sons of the Venezuelan Legation counsellor, leave Waterloo Station in London for home, wearing smart suits

The evolving style of the suitcase

The best modern suitcases combine practicality and craftsmanship

Legs of young sportswoman with fitness tracker on hand in black leggings sitting on the floor in gym

Why leggings deserve to be grounded

United Airlines should not be pilloried for enforcing its dress code

Cabin crews in Singapore Airline leaving Changi Airport after flight has landed

The world’s most luxurious airports

The airport experience doesn’t always have to be a nightmare

Is Ivanka Trump a restrainer, or an enabler?

The unofficial but crucial role of Ivanka Trump at her father’s White House