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Americas, Deals   1 Sep, 2019, 14:49
Costa Rica, Central America’s ‘Switzerland’  
Lucy Barker

Lucy Barker experiences La pura Vida

Asia Pacific, Deals   13 Aug, 2019, 08:30
Top 3 things to do in Thailand’s Koh Chang  
Lucy Barker

One of Thailand’s largest islands, Koh Chang was late to be developed – and is all the better for it. Lucy Barker tells you what to see and do.

Deals, Europe   26 Jul, 2019, 18:06
Planning a trip to Athens: 5 Tips  
Lucy Barker

The capital of Greece has plenty to offer visitors. Lucy Barker has a hotlist.

Deals, Europe   11 Jul, 2019, 09:14
5 top attractions when visiting the UK  
Lucy Barker

There is so much to do on a visit to Britain it’s hard to know where to start. Lucy Barker has some suggestions.

Deals, Europe   17 Jun, 2019, 14:35
8 hassle-free Luton Airport hacks  
Lucy Barker

Lucy Barker says Luton Airport is one of the easiest to use in the UK. Well it is if you’ve mastered these eight essential travel hacks.

Asia Pacific, Deals   14 Jun, 2019, 09:00
6 highly recommended travel attractions in Chiang Mai  
Lucy Barker

To see Thailand at its best, head to its northern capital, Chiang Mai. Lucy Barker has some tips for visitors.

Deals, Pole to Pole   26 May, 2019, 12:57
Airbnb on Yachts – where can we find this arrangement?  
Lucy Barker

It’s been a while since Airbnb disrupted the accommodation industry. Now it’s come to the world of yacht rentals. Lucy Barker investigates.

Editorials   23 Mar, 2019, 08:48
They don’t all speak English, you know  
Lucy Barker

English speakers have it easy in this new age of travel. But Lucy Barker says it’s important to remember that most of the world’s population have languages of their own.

Deals, Europe   9 Nov, 2018, 14:07
A family trip to Krakow – what is worth seeing?  
Lucy Barker

There’s no doubt Poland’s city of culture has plenty to attract the visitor. Lucy Barker examines the highlights of Krakow.

Deals, Europe   2 Nov, 2018, 05:48
The hidden gems of Croatia  
Lucy Barker

Pretty little Croatia is one of Europe’s most underrated tourist destinations. Lucy Barker explores its highlights.

Deals, Europe   10 Oct, 2018, 16:57
What to do in London in October  
Lucy Barker

There are plenty of reasons to visit London in October. Lucy Barker rounds up some options.

Africa, Deals   2 Jul, 2018, 11:50
The ultimate packing list for a Tanzania safari  
Lucy Barker

If you’re heading off on an African safari, it’s worth putting some thought into what you need to pack. Lucy Barker has a handy guide.

Deals, Editorials   27 Jun, 2018, 12:45
7 effective tips for writing travel stories  
Lucy Barker

Many people dream of travel writing but don’t know where to start. Lucy Barker has some tips and tricks.

Deals, Editorials   21 Jun, 2018, 09:12
Travel essentials: how and what to pack  
Lucy Barker

When it comes to packing for a trip abroad, there are some things you’d like to take and others you need. Lucy Barker has a guide.

Deals, Editorials, Pole to Pole   4 Jun, 2018, 08:17
Top 5 honeymoon destinations  
Lucy Barker

As if weddings weren’t already enough, the honeymoon is definitely a great excuse to splurge. Lucy Barker says this is the time for a holiday of a lifetime.

Editorials, Pole to Pole   29 May, 2018, 09:19
A beer map for the world  
Lucy Barker

Lucy Barker presents this handy guide to world beers.

Deals, Editorials   21 May, 2018, 19:26
What to prepare if you are planning to travel and live abroad  
Lucy Barker

There’s a world of adventure out there. But sometimes you have to be practical. Lucy Barker says that just occasionally Crate Storage might make your travels easier.

Deals, Europe   6 Mar, 2018, 17:40
Food, shopping and cool destinations – London’s Luton airport  
Lucy Barker

Wondering which London airport to choose for this year’s holiday abroad? Lucy Barker says look at Luton.

Deals, Europe   21 Feb, 2018, 18:49
How the UK is changing the way Brits holiday  
Lucy Barker

While the determined traveller will always get abroad, Brits are increasingly increasing their holiday options by staying within the UK. Lucy Barker reports on a trend to stay local.

Deals, Pole to Pole   1 Feb, 2018, 12:20
Which country will give you the best start in 2018  
Lucy Barker

Move to improve your standard of living. Lucy Barker has a guide to the best places in the world to live and work.

Asia Pacific, Deals   9 Jan, 2018, 16:18
How to get the best from Bali  
Lucy Barker

There’s nothing wrong with Bali now Mt Agung has gone quiet. Indonesia’s Hindu outpost charms Lucy Barker again.

Deals, Editorials   22 Sep, 2017, 16:19
To boldly go alone – top tips for solo women travellers  
Lucy Barker

There are many advantages to travelling alone. You meet more people and have more fun. Lucy Barker has some thoughts on the special issues that face women going solo.

Deals, Editorials   11 Sep, 2017, 15:21
How to keep safe when you’re travelling alone  
Lucy Barker

Travelling alone can become too much of an adventure. Lucy Barker has some suggestions that will help solo travellers stay safe.

Deals, Europe   22 Aug, 2017, 15:11
How to save money when travelling around Europe  
Lucy Barker

Travelling in Europe can be expensive. Lucy Barker shares some ideas for keeping down the costs.

Deals, Europe   29 Jul, 2017, 09:26
Top 5 places to visit in the UK  
Lucy Barker

There’s loads to see in Great Britain and a lot of the time coach travel is the best way to explore. Lucy Barker has an infographic.

Deals, Pole to Pole   30 Jun, 2017, 10:17
Must-see cruise destinations for autumn 2017  
Lucy Barker

There’s never been a greater choice of cruises to explore far-flung destinations. Lucy Barker runs through the top options for the tail end of this year.

Deals, Pole to Pole   28 Jun, 2017, 19:51
Top 50 travel scams around the world  
Lucy Barker

A tourist away from home is easy prey for scammers. Lucy Barker outlines the current trends for criminals to fleece unwary travellers.

Deals, Editorials   12 Apr, 2017, 17:05
How to boost your career prospects while you travel  
Lucy Barker

There’s no need to sacrifice your career by taking time abroad. Lucy Barker says that a little planning – and use of social media – can let you travel but keep your work momentum.

Deals, Europe   10 Apr, 2017, 14:21
5 alternative ways to spend a week in the UK  
Lucy Barker

The incredible plummeting pound means for many a foreign holiday is no longer an option. Lucy Barker has some suggestions for livening up a staycation.

Deals, Europe   8 Apr, 2017, 13:39
Where to go for the best weekend breaks in Europe  
Lucy Barker

As the days lengthen it’s a great time for a short break in Europe. Lucy Barker runs through the best options for a weekend break.

Deals, Middle East   5 Apr, 2017, 08:28
7 incredible things you should do in Dubai  
Lucy Barker

There’s a great deal to do in the Middle East’s most popular tourist destination. Lucy Barker runs through the best things to do in the United Arab Emirates.

Deals, Europe   23 Feb, 2017, 09:52
The UK’s top 5 long weekend breaks  
Lucy Barker

For the overworked Brits a long weekend is not to be wasted. Lucy Barker sketches out some of the best options to make the best of a long weekend in Britain.

Deals, Pole to Pole   9 Feb, 2017, 16:14
The top five office buildings: tomorrow’s cathedrals built new  
Lucy Barker

The age of the great churches is long gone. These days it’s the tech giants with the money to build big. Tomorrow’s attractions are likely to be the offices of today, says Lucy Barker, and she tells you where to find the best.

Deals, Europe   6 Feb, 2017, 12:39
5 best places to visit in the UK  
Lucy Barker

Some visitors to Britain don’t get beyond London, but the United Kingdom has a huge variety of things to see and do. Lucy Barker suggests five of the best places to explore.

Deals, Editorials   19 Jan, 2017, 13:10
How to regain body confidence before going on holiday  
Lucy Barker

Though there’s nothing quite like a beautiful beach, it’s not quite as pretty when its you that spoil the view. Lucy Barker says you need to shape up before stripping off.

Deals, Europe   16 Jan, 2017, 15:21
How do Europe’s hotels compare with those in England?  
Lucy Barker

There are subtle differences between England’s hotels and their continental counterparts. Lucy Barker says it’s best to be prepared.

Deals, Pole to Pole   11 Jan, 2017, 14:05
How to explore your favourite countries in style  
Lucy Barker

There’s no doubt your own wheels make travelling easy and fun. Lucy Barker explores the main options of car, campervan or motorbike.

Americas, Deals   7 Dec, 2016, 15:33
The untapped haven of Lake Michigan  
Lucy Barker

Of all the Great Lakes in North America, Lake Michigan is one of the largest – and the only one to be completely within the USA. Lucy says it feels more like a sea than a lake, and is well worth a visit.

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