Travel

Just say no to ‘say hello’

Other people’s travel tips will only land you in trouble

11 Jun 2016

Lights, camera, Allahu akbar… welcome to Hollywood-on-Mahgreb

For film-makers, Morocco is like California: sunshine, diverse landscapes, great old architecture and available extras

11 Jun 2016

Globe trotting: Keep your guard up

Our latest selection of travel favourites

11 Jun 2016

Globe Trotting: Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech

Mandarin Oriental’s first African hotel opens in 50 acres of impeccably maintained gardens framed by the Atlas Mountains

8 Jun 2016

Bridget Riley

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, from 15 April 2016 until 16 April 2017

23 Mar 2016

Undressed

V & A, from 16 April 2016 until 12 March 2017

23 Mar 2016

Hard loch story

A Scottish surprise turned into a king-size calamity for Kate Morris

23 Mar 2016
Brenners Hotel. Photo: © Baden-Baden Kur & Tourismus

The naked jape

For a nude dip in the spa, high-stakes drama atthe casino, or both, Baden-Baden is a place torelax in the grand old style, says William Cook

23 Mar 2016

Hotel horror stories

From used condoms to staff with comical language skills, even the most upmarket hotels get away with absurdly bad service

5 Dec 2015

Globe trotting: four fabulous getaways

From the height of luxury in Dubai to a noble Scottish castle, you won’t find hideaways more distinctive than these

5 Dec 2015

Cecil the Lion’s noble sacrifice

His shooting by an American dentist has reminded the world that big-game trophy hunting is essential for the survival of African wildlife

5 Dec 2015
The Milky Way over Methoni. GETTY IMAGES.

On a remote outpost of the Peloponnese, this could be a blueprint to revive the Greek tourist trade

At Costa Navarino, they seem to have found a winning formula which actually pays its way

5 Dec 2015

A disastrous one-night stand

Asking a woman back to your Airbnb is not always a good idea

30 Nov 2015

Globe trotting

Our latest travel favourites

30 Nov 2015
The Burj Khalifa

An expat’s guide to Dubai

Danielle Nay tells us what to see and where to go

30 Nov 2015

My holiday hell

Dogs, dehydration and bed bugs

11 Oct 2015
A saltwater pool at Jake’s Hotel

O Island in the sun

Visiting Jamaica

23 Jun 2015

Otters and batcaves

Places to sleep in style

23 Jun 2015

How not to pitch in LA

I took a trip to Hollywood because I’m a budding screenwriter. ‘Budding’ in this context means ‘unsuccessful’. Here’s Tennessee Williams on…

28 Mar 2015

Stay in the picture

1. Das Central, AustriaIt’s not a Bond film without a snow scene and Sam Mendes’s choice of location for Spectre…

28 Mar 2015

Green Hills, great apes

Here’s my first proper view of Rwanda: an improbably blue lake, endless hills striped with different shades of green stretching into…

28 Mar 2015

Sweet taste of danger

Mr and Mrs Smith: they have nothing on us. Their conflict, mere child’s play. Because since moving to America last…

30 Nov 2014
La Marocain restaurant at La Mamounia

Lifted by the light

Sorry, T.S. Eliot, you got it wrong — January, not April, is the cruellest month. Post-Christmas torpor mixed with back-to-work…

30 Nov 2014

Globe Trotting

1. Pumphouse Point, Tasmania Once used for hydroelectricity, this newly renovated 1940s building is now a hotel in the southern…

30 Nov 2014

The great divide

Last year my wife Holly and I moved to Charlottesville, Virginia, a stunning colonial town nestled in the Shenandoah mountains.…

20 Sep 2014

Globe Trotting

1. Kakslauttanen, Finland Bedding down in a glass igloo to watch the northern lights? Sounds like a dream weekend. Though…

20 Sep 2014