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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.

Americas   19 Apr, 2020, 20:47
How to build a school in Mexico – for free  
Tyrel Nelson

Volunteering can be a hard business. Tyrel Nelson reflects on his few months spent building a school in the Mexican city of Xiloxochico.

Deals, Editorials   17 Apr, 2020, 20:21
5 travel make-up tips: travel beauty products to pack  
Paul Woollacombe

Paul Woollacombe is, inexplicably, this guide to your cosmetic needs for the next big journey in your travel life.

Europe   17 Apr, 2020, 17:26
A family expedition to the UK’s ‘Jurassic Coast’  
Tim Saunders

Tim Saunders and his family visit Charmouth, Bridport and Beaminster as they explore the south coast from Dorset to Devon and hunt for fossils on the beach.

Deals, Europe   17 Apr, 2020, 16:49
Could you live in Corfu like the Durrells?  
Lucy Barker

Greek expert Lucy Barker runs through the reasons why Corfu is Greece’s real estate hotspot – and how to live the dream.

Deals, Europe   13 Apr, 2020, 09:00
Awe-inspiring French Alps locations  
Paul Woollacombe

The Alps spread across many European countries and produce some of the world’s most dramatic landscapes. Paul Woollacombe looks at some of the best ski-ing options in France.

Asia Pacific   9 Apr, 2020, 21:50
Surfing Covid on a final tour as Australasia shut down  
Bonnie Lynn

Good, better best butts with bad, terrible, are you kidding? Bonnie Lynn’s Australian tour slips in between the bushfires and a growing Covid epidemic.

Europe   27 Mar, 2020, 13:59
The cold reality of conflict in Northern Ireland  
Lee Ruddin

Lee Ruddin has mixed feelings about the Belfast Free Walking Tour, not least that it costs him £18. The history of the troubles still makes a trickle income for some.

Deals, Europe   27 Mar, 2020, 11:25
Chill out with a cool French snowsports holiday  
Paul Woollacombe

The three biggest ski resorts in the world are found in France. Let Paul Woollacombe be your guide.

Europe   24 Mar, 2020, 15:25
A journey into the religion, past and present, in Minsk, Belarus  
Zsolt Udvarvölgyi

Zsolt Udvarvölgyi PhD makes a learned study of the many different religions in Belarus, Europe’s most secretive and little-known countries.

Americas   24 Mar, 2020, 09:03
A taste of ‘real’ Mexico in Baja California Sur  
Lindsay Salt

Baja California Sur is that thousand-mile tail of Mexico dangling down in the Pacific, creating the Sea of Cortez and whose capital is La Paz. Lindsay Salt explores, with photos, as ever, by David Grimble.

Deals, Europe   11 Mar, 2020, 16:23
The best Greek islands for a family-friendly holiday  
Lucy Barker

The islands off Greece are superb for children and adults alike. Lucy Barker knows which to choose.

Central Asia   6 Mar, 2020, 09:12
Why a motorcycle tour is the best way to experience Bhutan  
Paul Tom

The Kingdom of Bhutan has an index of happiness. What better way to experience it than on your own vintage motorcycle.

Americas   1 Mar, 2020, 10:31
More than just badlands in Saskatchewan  
Eric Whitehead

Eric Whitehead explores Grasslands National Park near Canada’s American border and finds plenty of beauty and wildlife galore.

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