Travel

Six painting retreats for 2020

Take your brush and palette on tour, from Tuscan villas to English country houses.

17 Jan 2020
SUMMERLY at The Hoxton

The best bars in New York

Whether you’re in NYC for work or sightseeing, here’s where to unwind at the end of the day.

15 Jan 2020

Spend the weekend in…Edinburgh

The Scottish capital is awash with top notch restaurants and galleries.

15 Jan 2020

7 staycations for stargazers

Britain boasts some of the most coveted dark sky reserves in Europe. Here’s how to explore them.

8 Jan 2020
Sean Connery rehearses a bedroom scene with actress Daniela Bianchi, for the James Bond film 'From Russia With Love' (Getty)

The best hotels for film lovers

From Bond to Lost in Translation, these seven hotels are sure to please the film lover in your life

7 Jan 2020

Mumbai and Madhya Pradesh: Heritage India in a week

From Mumbai’s Soho House, beloved by Bollywood’s stars, to an Indian fort hotel, add a dash of luxury to your sight seeing

7 Jan 2020

Spend the weekend in…a treehouse

Switch off amid the trees and reconnect with nature, from the Mendipp Hills to the Dordogne

3 Jan 2020
Bacchus Temple, Baalbek, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon

Off the beaten track in Lebanon

The Foreign Office has lifted its travel restrictions on the Bekaa valley, visited by everyone from Einstein to Ella Fitzgerald. Here’s how to explore it.

2 Jan 2020
Hierve el Agua, thermal spring in the Central Valleys of Oaxaca, Mexico

8 unusual travel destinations for 2020

Go off the beaten track this year – from gorillas in Uganda to wine-tasting in Georgia

1 Jan 2020
The Venice Simplon Orient Express

Six European rail adventures to go on from London

The resurgence of rail travel is one of the guaranteed trends we will be seeing more of the in the…

30 Dec 2019

8 undiscovered European cities to visit in 2020

From Bruges to Venice, from Amsterdam to Barcelona, Europe’s most popular destinations have become overrun with tourists – so if…

27 Dec 2019

How to holiday like a Jedi in the USA

Take the force with you on holiday with a visit to the key film locations from Star Wars

26 Dec 2019

Spend the weekend in the Highlands

As we dream of gawping at waterfalls half a world away, it’s easy to forget that Britain itself is full…

19 Dec 2019

5 reasons why Oman should be your next adventure travel destination

Perched on the edge of the Arabian Peninsula, Oman might seem an unlikely adventure travel destination. In contrast to most…

19 Dec 2019

Off the beaten track: Botswana

A favourite of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, here’s why Botswana should be on your travel radar

16 Dec 2019

Six new year getaways for the start of 2020

From Lisbon to Tokyo, kick off 2020 with an adventure

5 Dec 2019

A foodie’s guide to Amsterdam

Discover Amsterdam’s food scene, from Dutch classics to fusion dishes

28 Nov 2019

Spend the weekend in…Bath

It may have been built for leisure but Bath’s rich layers of roman and Georgian history make it England’s finest city

26 Nov 2019

Indonesia’s islands: from Bali to Bawah

Snorkel and surf your way around Indonesia’s most unspoilt islands

21 Nov 2019

The best hotels an hour away from London

Escaping the capital has never been easier with these six luxury boltholes just a stone’s throw away

19 Nov 2019

Four snow-capped cities to visit this winter

Vienna, Oslo, Stockholm and St Petersburg all come alive in the winter months

11 Nov 2019

The 10 best German Christmas markets to visit this winter

Christmas is coming and the soulless chainstores in my local shopping centre are full of festive tat. It’s at this…

5 Nov 2019

The best hotels for book lovers

Step inside these six bookish hotels, from the Art Deco Devon hotel beloved by Agatha Christie to the classic Dublin hotel at the centre of Irish literary life

29 Oct 2019

On the road in Atlantic Canada

From whale spotting in Novia Scotia to the colourful houses of Lunenberg, Canada’s coastline delights at every turn

28 Oct 2019

Explore the Californian retreat favoured by Hollywood stars

Rancho Puerta near the Mexican border has hosted everyone from Aldous Huxley to Kate Winslet and Oprah Winfrey

21 Oct 2019

What to see and do in Athens

The original seat of democracy, with its ancient history and thriving hipster scene, is the ideal way to escape the murk of Brexit era politics

17 Oct 2019