Travel

What’s new in Paris

From a new restaurant in an abandoned station to an immersive Van Gogh exhibition, there are plenty of reasons for a weekend in Paris this spring

21 Mar 2019

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

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

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

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

A 21st century Grand Tour of European art

Here are a series of weekend breaks to Europe’s finest galleries to reinvent the Georgian grand tour for the modern era

12 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

Around the world in 80 trains

Why slow travel is the antidote to our modern flying addiction

27 Jan 2019

Winter: from Sicily to Paris – a new series by Horatio Clare

Acclaimed writer Horatio Clare explores four continental winters and reflects on his own psychological battle with the season

27 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

Rome Food Map: where and how to eat in the Italian capital

From lunches and pitstops to aperitivi and markets – how and where the Romans eat

17 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

Where to go for snow: six winter escapes

Snow much choice: from ice skating on a frozen Italian lake to skiing down the same slopes as 007 in Austria

14 Jan 2019

The Amalfi Coast: how to escape the crowds

Alice Hancock unearths the quiet spots on this beloved stretch of Italian coast

8 Jan 2019

New York Food Map: where to eat in the Big Apple

Chef Marcus Samuelsson shares his top tips for under-the-radar eateries in NYC

8 Jan 2019

Off the beaten track: Uzbekistan

Follow the silk road through Uzbekistan’s undiscovered bazaars, hypnotic mosaics and artisan ceramics

2 Jan 2019

A Highland fling on the Belmond Royal Scotsman

A room with a view: watch the highland landscape roll by from the comfort of a wood-panelled cabin

27 Dec 2018