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Deals, Editorials   19 Oct, 2020, 14:22
5 Ways to Stay Entertained on Your Mobile When Travelling Long Distance  
Lucy Barker

Wondering how you are going to get through that ten hour journey? Click here to read more about making the most of your phone and keeping boredom at bay.

Africa   17 Oct, 2020, 21:29
A bad day in Fez for one slightly skinny chicken  
Michael Edwards

On a cooking course in the Medina of Fez, Morocco, Michael Edwards has to face mortality, culture, and the soul of North Africa.

Americas   1 Oct, 2020, 16:57
A slow train to the clouds: crossing Argentina’s northwest  
Nick Elvin

Nick Elvin recalls a journey into the Andes on a now-defunct rail service, the weekly freight train from Salta to Antofagasta: a trip through the Puna.

Americas, Deals   24 Sep, 2020, 14:49
3 Reasons Jamaica Should Be Your Next Holiday  
Lucy Barker

Of all the Caribbean islands, Jamaica is Lucy Barker’s favourite. From natural beauty to culture she explores the land that gave us reggae.

Americas   12 Sep, 2020, 22:00
Fun, wonder, and home in Idaho  
Bonnie Lynn

In a Covid year, Bonnie Lynn chooses a domestic trip. Riggins, Idaho proves the perfect place to bond with her grandchildren – with no quarantine involved.

Deals, Editorials   10 Sep, 2020, 12:41
3 ways your business can cross borders  
Paul Woollacombe

If you like to travel expanding your business overseas is a great way to combine making an income and visiting new places. Paul Woollacombe says it’s easier than you might think.

Editorials, Europe   8 Sep, 2020, 18:07
Sureprice car rental Porto: bandits, avoid  
Jack Barker

Fifty years of renting cars hadn’t prepared Jack Barker for the charmless thieves at Sureprice car rentals in Porto. The next time he visits Portugal he will certainly hire elsewhere.

Europe   2 Sep, 2020, 22:26
Anything but Lent: Las Palmas, Gran Canaria  
Adrian Harman-Bishop

The biggest of the Canary Islands, Gran Canaria has plenty going for it. Adrian Harman-Bishop settles down to a Canarian groove.

Asia Pacific   2 Sep, 2020, 21:09
Phnom Penh, Cambodia: emerging from a dark past  
Paul Michelson

Paul Michelson breezes through Cambodia’s greatest city, but takes time to visit Tuol Sleng, the infamous prison used by the Khmer Rouge when the country went thoroughly to the bad. This brings unsettling thoughts.

Deals, Editorials   24 Aug, 2020, 09:57
Tips for taking a last-minute staycation  
Lucy Barker

There’s still time to slip in a quick holiday without going abroad. Lucy Barker has some tips on planning a trip within the UK.

Asia Pacific   20 Aug, 2020, 17:01
An Australian royal family prove unlike any other  
Nick Elvin

The Principality of Hutt River rejoined the nation of Australia this month, in August, 2020. Nick Elvin recalls crossing the border from Western Australia into a wonderfully strange micronation.

Deals, Europe   19 Aug, 2020, 21:01
Why do so many travellers decide to live in Corfu after visiting  
Paul Woollacombe

A lot of casual tourists find Corfu is actually a pretty good place to stay. Paul Woollacombe examines why.

Deals, Europe   17 Aug, 2020, 13:15
Courchevel: Alpine luxury whatever the season  
Lucy Barker

There’s little to beat Courchevel as a ski destination. But Lucy Barker says France’s best mountain resort can be worth a visit whatever the season.

Asia Pacific   16 Jul, 2020, 22:49
Bangkok’s canals: Asia’s greatest city from its waterways  
Paul Michelson

Paul Michelson finds Bangkok’s klongs reach to the heart of Asia’s busiest city in a way the clogged roads can’t do. Welcome to the Venice of the Orient.

Deals, Pole to Pole   15 Jul, 2020, 10:03
3 top cities for buying property overseas  
Lucy Barker

Lucy Barker has some suggestions for anyone wanting to invest in property abroad: her top three cities worldwide.

Europe   2 Jul, 2020, 03:42
No passports; will travel: a major Detour in France  
James Sinclair

When James Sinclair loses all his travel documents on a double-pram family holiday in France, along with a pregnant Greek wife, a simple jaunt abroad becomes interesting. How – and can – they make it back home?

Africa   1 Jul, 2020, 20:54
It used to be ‘Mzungu!’ Now ‘Corona’ is a Nairobi greeting  
Lee Ruddin

On a visit to Kenya, Lee Ruddin finds that the children of Kibera, one of Nairobi’s most infamous slums, have a new reason to respect visitors from a now toxic West.

Europe   1 Jul, 2020, 20:36
Visit Petworth, West Wittering – and beyond!  
Tim Saunders

Tim Saunders and his family find a world of excitement on the West Sussex coast.

Asia Pacific   29 Jun, 2020, 15:46
Etiquette lessons learned in Japan  
Elizabeth von Pier

For a first time visitor Japanese customs are unfamiliar and daunting. Elizabeth von Pier has learned some useful lessons, including how to operate their high-tech loos.

Central Asia, Europe   29 Jun, 2020, 15:14
Turkish delights in Istanbul’s many markets  
Elizabeth von Pier

Elizabeth von Pier explores the frenetic world of Turkey’s finest markets in the capital city, Istanbul.

Europe   27 Jun, 2020, 13:38
All roads lead to Florence, specially if you’re lost  
Eric Whitehead

Eric Whitehead explores Italy’s tourist highlights as he drives around Tuscany on a roundabout route to Siena.

Europe   27 Jun, 2020, 09:48
Chasing Hemingway through the streets of Madrid  
Lee Ruddin

For Hemingway fans Madrid is an important place of pilgrimage, as it forms the basis for much of his finest work. Lee Ruddin books a guided tour.

Americas   24 Jun, 2020, 15:42
Acoma, New Mexico’s ‘City in the Sky’  
Lindsay Salt

Lindsay Salt heads to the deep south to meet the indigenous Acoma people who still call this inhospitable landscape home. All photos, as ever, by David Grimble.

Deals, Editorials   15 Jun, 2020, 14:23
How to prepare your child for moving abroad  
Lucy Barker

There’s a lot to consider if you’re moving your family abroad. Lucy Barker has some useful advice.

Europe   12 Jun, 2020, 15:27
Tasting Greek wines in the hills near Olympia  
Elizabeth von Pier

As a wine producer Greece has come a long way. Gone are the days of floor-cleaner retsina. Elizabeth von Pier tours a top vineyard near the village of Koskina.

Europe   12 Jun, 2020, 09:29
The Berlinga Archipelago and the wild side of Portugal  
Linda Manzon

Linda Manzon explores the seas beyond the famous Portuguese surfing spots of Peniche and Nazare to take a boat out to the Berlinga Archipelago, one of the world’s oldest nature reserves. Photography by K. Paul Christensen.

Americas   29 May, 2020, 12:28
Tequila donkeys and giants at San Miguel de Allende, Mexico  
Elizabeth von Pier

San Miguel de Allende’s greatest fiesta celebrates their own patron saint, San Miguel. Elizabeth von Pier takes to the streets.

Asia Pacific   21 May, 2020, 16:49
Tea time in Tokyo: a formal experience  
Elizabeth von Pier

Tea in Japan is a very ceremonial occasion. Elizabeth von Pier tucks up on a tatami mat and drinks green tea from a bowl.

Americas   14 May, 2020, 13:38
Aloha Hawaii! Around the ‘Big Island’ by bike  
Lindsay Salt

Lindsay Salt finds the uphill challenges outweighed by the downhill whizzing as she tours the volcanoes, churches and coffee plantations of America’s Pacific outpost. Photos, as ever, by David Grimble.

Europe, Middle East   10 May, 2020, 12:42
Cave churches and fairy chimneys in deepest Cappadocia  
Elizabeth von Pier

Elizabeth von Pier explores the cave churches and fairy chimneys of Turkey’s Cappadocia region.

Europe   9 May, 2020, 12:21
Wild camping on France’s southern coast  
Angus Cunningham

Angus Cunningham hikes the Massif des Calanques, the rugged stretch of land between Marseilles and Cassis. All photos by Bernard Descales.

Africa   5 May, 2020, 16:34
A journey through Angola, with contrasts and surprises  
Lesley Pritt

Lesley Pritt takes a tribal safari through Angola, a country with little experience of tourists. Her interest in tribal traditions is met by a lofty indifference as to what makes her tick, as long as she makes the ‘traditional’ donation.

Europe   2 May, 2020, 15:38
Waffles, beer and chocolate in Dinant, Belgium  
Elizabeth von Pier

The small town of Dinant is Belgium’s saxophone city. Elizabeth von Pier, however, is there for the biscuits.

Americas   30 Apr, 2020, 18:11
Desert geography at Joshua Tree National Park  
Lindsay Salt

A hike around the desert between the Mojave and Colorado deserts proves something of a highlight from Lindsay Salt’s visit to Palm Springs. Photographs, as ever, by David Grimble.

Asia Pacific   30 Apr, 2020, 16:43
Singing to the King of Thailand  
Elizabeth von Pier

Even the new King of Thailand commands serious respect. It’s his birthday so Elizabeth von Pier pays her respects.

Africa   24 Apr, 2020, 17:55
On safari in the Central African Republic  
Lesley Pritt

Leslie Pritt manages to skirt coups, civil wars and general unrest to take a wildlife safari in the Central African Republic.

Americas   21 Apr, 2020, 23:51
History in Alcatraz: San Francisco’s penal highlight  
Claire Delano

California’s sunniest city has, as it’s premier tourist draw, perhaps it’s darkest attraction. Claire Delano visits its island prison.

Middle East   21 Apr, 2020, 16:43
Petra by horse, mule, and donkey  
Elizabeth von Pier

Among the highlights of Jordan, Petra is undoubtedly the most dramatic. Elizabeth von Pier saddles up a horse at dawn.

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