Travel

The Côte d’Azur: a sailor’s guide to the French Riviera

From Villefranche to St Tropez, sailing from port to port gives you a new perspective on this much loved stretch of French coast

19 Mar 2019

The secret to cheap theatre tickets

Going to the theatre need not cost an arm and a leg – here’s how to see the best shows in town on a shoestring

18 Mar 2019

The best day trip adventures close to London

Here are 8 adventures in and around the capital to make your next weekend one to remember

13 Mar 2019

Spend the weekend in…Suffolk

Surrey and the Cotswolds might lure more tourists but Suffolk rivals both of them for chocolate box cottages and quintessentially…

13 Mar 2019

The six best political sights in London

A political tour of the capital, from Wilberforce’s Clapham to speakers’ corner

12 Mar 2019

London’s best pub quizzes

Test your quiz knowledge with the five best quiz nights in the capital

11 Mar 2019

Oman’s fjords: a Middle Eastern rival to Norway

Oman’s Musandam Peninsula is the Norway of the Middle East

11 Mar 2019

Off the beaten track: Namibia

nicknamed ‘the land God made in anger’, Namibia rewards the intrepid with rare wildlife and rugged landscapes

6 Mar 2019

Winter’s end belongs to Paris

In the last of his winter notebooks, Horatio Clare hails the beauty of late winter mornings in Paris

26 Feb 2019

The best walks close to London

Escape the city with a winter walk this weekend, from the elegance of Cliveden to the rugged landscape of Leith Hill

22 Feb 2019

Five island escapes for 2019

Where to go for a storybook island adventure: from white sand to tropical greenery

19 Feb 2019

A weekend break in Gibraltar

Robert Jackman discovers an off-beat, sunny getaway aboard a floating yacht hotel. Just don’t ask the locals about Brexit.

18 Feb 2019

Firewood is more than a middle-class accessory

In the Transylvanian winter, firewood is fundamental to survival but that only adds to its joy, says Stephen McGrath

15 Feb 2019

From capital to coast: the Mombasa-Nairobi railway

Kenya’s old colonial railway gets a Chinese revamp that catapults travellers from Nairobi to Mombasa in a matter of hours

The Runner’s Guide To Paris

Take a running tour of the city of light by following this car-free route through Paris’s centre

5 Feb 2019

A winter notebook: Sicily

Acclaimed writer Horatio Clare on winter in Sicily – from snow-capped Etna to the Ballaro market in Palermo

5 Feb 2019

The real Les Misérables: Explore Victor Hugo’s Belgium

Exiled in Belgium, Victor Hugo published his famous novel in Brussels – here’s a guide to the streets and sights that inspired him

1 Feb 2019

A guide to London’s vegan restaurants

Here are eight restaurants with menus mouthwatering enough to please vegans and non vegans alike

29 Jan 2019

Around the world in 80 trains

Why slow travel is the antidote to our modern flying addiction

27 Jan 2019

February’s finest flower: the best spots for snowdrops

from Welford Park to Anglesey Abbey, here’s where to find them and how to plant your own

25 Jan 2019

Europe’s most underrated cities

Dig beneath the hearsay: Warsaw, Minsk, Lille and Brussels have much to offer the curious traveller

23 Jan 2019

The East Coast: head upstate for mountains and lakes

Olivia Grant swaps the clichés of Long Island for Lake Saranac and the peaks of the Adirondacks

22 Jan 2019

The Mongol Derby: ride across the ancient trails of Genghis Khan

Taming in a Mongolian horse in this iconic race is no mean feat, says Camilla Swift

17 Jan 2019

Casinos: my guilty pleasure

Fall for the vintage charm of London’s half-forgotten casino scene

16 Jan 2019

Forests and favelas: explore the heights of Rio de Janeiro

There’s more to Rio than beaches, the Christ statue and Sugar Loaf. This is a city that is best seen from its forests and favelas

15 Jan 2019

Britain’s little capitals of culture

Swap the city for one of the many small British towns with thriving art and food scenes – from Stroud to Berwick Upon Tweed

15 Jan 2019