Travel

10 yurts to stay in this summer

Nothing beats a socially distant staycation like a weekend under canvass.

27 May 2020

8 undiscovered hikes to enjoy during lockdown

Swap these well-known walks for lesser known alternatives to ensure a socially-distanced hike.

26 May 2020
Bamburgh Castle on the Northumberland coast, England

Far from the madding crowd: six remote staycations to try this summer

Explore these off-the-beaten track alternatives to the tourist honeypots.

21 May 2020
Pentle Bay, Tresco, Isles of Scilly. Visit Isles of Scilly

Six places in Britain that make you feel like you’re abroad

Even when lockdown ends in Britain it may be a while longer before international borders begin to reopen. But not…

5 May 2020

See the world from your sofa: 8 films that take us places

From Gregory Peck on a Vespa to Russell Crowe living it up in France, see the world from your front room.

22 Apr 2020

Surviving lockdown: What Iceland can teach us

Despite its gruelling winters, Iceland is ranked the fourth happiest nation in the world.

13 Apr 2020

10 travel books to read whilst staying put

Let these tomes transport you to unexpected parts of the world.

9 Apr 2020

Six classic travel documentaries to feed your wanderlust

Wanderlust isn’t an easy feeling to switch off, and, as the days lengthen and we enter the period where we…

30 Mar 2020
Glenfinnan Railway Viaduct in Scotland with the Jacobite steam train passing over.

Six literary rail journeys to recreate: from Moscow to Mallaig

Follow in the footsteps of your favourite novels with these iconic train routes.

13 Mar 2020

Britain’s best coastal hotels

The British seaside has long been associated with health and romance – it’s high time we rediscovered its charms.

10 Mar 2020
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood in St. Petersburg and Griboedov canal, Russia

What to see in the Euro 2020 host cities

UEFA have spread the tournament across the continent for the first time this year. So why not turn each game into a mini break?

9 Mar 2020

Get your spring snow fix: where to go for late-season skiing

These four alpine resorts have everything you need for a spot of late-season skiing.

25 Feb 2020

Spend the weekend in…Lisbon

On the morning of November 1755, Lisbon was struck by one of the deadliest earthquakes in history. It measured between…

21 Feb 2020

9 European beach resorts yet to be discovered by Brits

Avoid the British hoards this summer and venture off the beaten track for your beaches.

12 Feb 2020

Inside the Exclusion Zone: is it right to visit Chernobyl?

What it’s like to be a tourist in the Exclusion Zone.

10 Feb 2020

The Northern Lights: what you need to know before you plan your trip

When it comes to sighting the Aurora Borealis, plenty of pre-trip research pays off.

7 Feb 2020
Ban Gioc Detian Waterfall at the Border of China and Vietnam

7 places to visit in 2020 that don’t require a visa

Visa-free travel on the continent may soon be a thing of the past, so where else in the world will a British passport take you?

6 Feb 2020

Where to see Caravaggio’s paintings in Rome

Lovers of Caravaggio are particularly well served by the Eternal City.

31 Jan 2020

8 of the best travel destinations for surfers 

Bondi Beach and Waikiki aren’t the only places serving up perfect waves.

29 Jan 2020
Mona Pavillions, Hobart, Australia

Gallery hotels: five of the best to stay in

Art fanatics are taking the gallery experience to a new level. Explore these stylish art hotels from Provence to St Moritz.

28 Jan 2020

Five exotic gardens to discover abroad

Gardener Non Morris brings you her pick of the world’s most exotic gardens – from an Islamic paradise garden to an Italian haven planted in a ruined village.

27 Jan 2020

How to see Borneo’s orangutans – while you still can

Malaysia’s orangutans are under threat – could eco tourism help save them?

24 Jan 2020
Great Clock in Rouen city, France

Five literary cities to visit in France

Visit the places that come alive in the pages of France’s best loved novels and poetry.

22 Jan 2020

The best spa breaks to buy her for Valentine’s Day

Beat the winter blues with a stay in one of these spa hotels, just a hop and a skip from London.

21 Jan 2020

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