Travel

7 staycations inspired by children’s literature

From Malory Towers to Michael Morpurgo – why not retrace your favourite childhood reads this summer?

10 Jul 2020

Britain’s best coastal campsites – from North Wales to the New Forest

A night under canvas has never looked more appealing.

7 Jul 2020

Why forest bathing could be just the tonic you need

Is this Japanese hobby just a fancy phrase for walking in the woods?

2 Jul 2020

Head in the clouds: Britain’s best treehouse holidays

Rise above it all with an adventure in the woods.

30 Jun 2020

10 crowd-free parts of Spain to discover this summer

Seek perfect isolation and discover new regions while you’re at it.

23 Jun 2020

Is now the time to take advantage of cut-price flights?

With generous discounts and cancellation policies on offer from airlines, tourists willing to book in an uncertain climate will bag themselves a bargain.

18 Jun 2020

Fall in love with Britain again with these literary staycations

From E.M. Forster’s Surrey Hills to Daphne Du Maurier’s Cornwall, take some holiday inspiration from Britain’s finest writers.

15 Jun 2020

The best small parks to explore in London

Swap the busier, bigger numbers for these tranquil, lesser-known alternatives.

12 Jun 2020

Why Covid-free Montenegro should be your first post-lockdown trip

Montenegro was one of the first countries to open its borders to tourists on June 1st, having declared itself enviably…

5 Jun 2020

10 beach houses to stay in this summer

From beach huts to coastguard cottages, here’s how to get your share of sea air.

4 Jun 2020

8 secret holiday spots in France and Spain

Air bridges offer a glimmer of hope for foreign holidays this summer and here’s where to beat the crowds.

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
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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