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15 Jan, 2014, 16:54
How to photograph the Northern Lights  
Mark Hayward

The sun is now approaching the most intense part of its 11-year cycle, but it’s not easy to photograph the elusive Aurora Borealis. Mark Hayward asks the experts how and where to catch the Northern Lights on camera,

11 Dec, 2013, 16:03
Six novel holidays in Man Booker prize locations  
Nicola Yeeles

The 2013 Man Booker fiction prize shortlist is more cosmopolitan than ever. Nicola Yeeles sets out six major destinations brought to life by the writers.

10 Dec, 2013, 12:16
Five good reasons for an artist to travel  
Elisa Korenne

You don’t need to be an artist to make the most of some travel time, but it sure helps. Singer/songwriter Elisa Korenne shares five good reasons to start a new adventure.

7 Nov, 2013, 22:34
An alt-country guide to music destinations  
Jade Williams

Lead singer of the Grand Old Grizzlys, Will Thomas has sung his way halfway round the world. Here he reveals the five greatest countries and cities that have fuelled his musical inspiration.

22 Oct, 2013, 13:35
Dressing the stewardesses for a new era of travel  
Leslie Sinclair

The history of air travel has seen plenty of change, but one thing remains constant: the stewardesses who ply the centre aisle, dispensing food and drink. Leslie Sinclair charts the decades through their changing uniforms.

15 Oct, 2013, 14:24
Villa destinations: the top three  
Lucy Barker

When it comes to a family holiday or an ultimately intimate getaway, a private villa is the way to go. Lucy Barker runs through the world’s top villa destinations.

11 Oct, 2013, 11:11
A hip-hop guide to the world’s best music cities  

Jame Sobers, professionally known as BluRum13, recently toured the world in search of musical inspiration. In Europe’s greatest cities he found the hip-hop genre alive and well. Here he reveals the best music scenes.

27 Sep, 2013, 08:59
Three great ‘history holiday’ destinations  
Kieran Chapman

Not everyone travels to tan on a beach. Kieran Chapman outlines three of places where the ancient world’s greatest achievements are still on view today.

25 Jun, 2013, 15:34
It’s Not Your Grandmother’s Steamship Anymore  
Gavin Duncan

Forget the traditional cruise-ship image. Gavin Duncan says that these days there’s a cruise to suit every taste.

3 May, 2013, 16:24
Travelling to seal the father/daughter bond  
Dan Beckmann

Dan Beckmann, like many dads, has to fight to retain a stable relationship with his growing daughter. Travelling together, he finds, has really helped.

25 Apr, 2013, 18:56
Where are you from? Don’t know, don’t care  
Anna Rudycheva

Anna Rudycheva takes a discursive look at the nature of nationality. It’s over-rated, she says, and not remotely important.

1 Mar, 2013, 14:47
Recession-busting travel tips  
Madeleine Wilson

Just because money is tight there’s no need to cancel your travel plans. Madeleine Wilson has some budget-stretching plans to stretch your travel pounds.

8 Feb, 2013, 08:29
SUV exploits to drive your new year  
Cathy Richmond

Make this the year of the major Road Trip. Cathy Richmond runs through some of the world’s finest SUV driving routes.

7 Jan, 2013, 15:40
Extravagant travel for trust fund babes  
Jack Barker

For some travellers money is no object. Jack Barker runs through some travel options for those young women with more cash than Caligula who want to see the world in style.

18 Dec, 2012, 17:37
Where to celebrate New Year  
Matt Coe

New Year’s Eve is one of those celebrations that can really fall flat – and winter weather does nothing to help. Matt Coe has some useful suggestions for places to see in 2013 in style.

29 Nov, 2012, 16:42
Best streets for Christmas lights  
John Miller

One of the few things to brighten this gloomy time of year are the Christmas lights that mark the start of the festive season. John Miller selects the world’s finest four displays.

16 Nov, 2012, 17:02
Hiking: the Essential Kit  
Simone Visser

Call it hike, trek or stomp, on a serious expedition it is vital to be properly equipped. Simone Visser runs through the items you should certainly take – and those you can leave behind.

14 Nov, 2012, 22:00
Top Emerging Travel Destinations  
Laura Williams

Travel frontiers are on the move. Laura Williams runs through the hot emerging destinations for travellers determined to stay on the cutting edge.

19 Oct, 2012, 15:57
Holiday and Travel Essentials  
Ann Wright

Planning a holiday? Ann Wright has a travel checklist to help you on your way.

18 Oct, 2012, 13:48
The Five Best Budget Holiday Villa Destinations for 2013  
Frank Warner

When money’s tight villa holidays are the best way to cut costs. Frank Warner says the global recession has thrown up even greater bargains for your next trip, and runs through the countries where bargains can be found.

10 Oct, 2012, 21:39
A New World of River Cruises  
Paul Woollacombe

In the days before cars – and roads – it was rivers that linked and fed the world’s greatest cities and civilisations. Across Europe, Asia and Africa, Titan Cruises bring you history in comfort – and style.

27 Sep, 2012, 09:43
Can teaching English pay your travel bills?  
Amy Renders

A weekend TEFL course taught Amy Renders everything she needed to know about teaching English abroad and started a spurt of paid-for travel. She says it was easy to use her native language to tour Latin America and later Europe. This is the story of her TEFL trail…

19 Sep, 2012, 18:41
Get lost Tripadvisor: HolidayCheck is here  
Jeremy Lemoine

While the world’s largest user-generated travel review site does little to check its content, Europe’s leading rival makes every effort to make sure every word is genuine. Jeremy Lemoine is pretty clear about which is better.

7 Aug, 2012, 11:44
Top money-saving tips when travelling this summer  
Monica Martinez

Travellers spend plenty of time shaving the pounds off their travel costs but often ignore hidden charges on changing holiday currency. Monica Martinez says this is a key area where planning means saving.

3 Aug, 2012, 15:43
Holiday accommodation – for Everyone  
Harriet Pagan

It’s not always easy to find holiday accommodation that will suit all the family and every taste. But Harriet Pagan says that, with its 50,000 rooms and apartments across 100 countries, makes it all very easy.

19 Jun, 2012, 22:48
A new Titan of Travel  
Paul Woollacombe

The marketing director of Titan Travel, Dan Whitehouse, talks to the Travelmag about his life in travel.

18 Jun, 2012, 15:00
Scenic ski holidays for 2013  
Theresa Semackor

Make this the year to expand your ski horizons. Theresa Semackor says the Crystal Ski website is a great place to check out the best new mountain resorts.

30 Apr, 2012, 15:45
Why Choose a River Cruise?  
Iain Miller

As a means of transport, rivers pre-date roads – and can be a lot more comfortable. Iain Miller says river cruises link the world’s greatest attractions in effortless style.

24 Apr, 2012, 14:23
The world’s top ten honeymoon destinations  
John McElborough

Getting married is one of life’s best opportunities for realising travel dreams. John McElborough rounds up the leading paradise destinations for newlyweds.

27 Sep, 2011, 17:11
Guided Tours – Expedition Antarctica  
Iain Miller

It was always Iain Miller’s dream to travel to the South Pole. An Antarctic Cruise gives him the chance to live his dream – in comfort.

1 Aug, 2011, 11:54
When a return flight is not a ticket to ride  
Gary Little

Gary Little finds that changing his outbound plans leaves him stranded on the wrong side of the Atlantic. Getting home proves stressful and bracingly expensive.

15 Jun, 2011, 14:37
Scam 77 in a world of crime  
Peter John

Wherever there are travellers there are criminals poised to take advantage, and it pays to know how they operate. In a new book Peter John has collected together 80 ways they try to prey on backpackers. Here, as a sample, is Scam 77: the injured relative.

20 May, 2011, 23:10
A ship alive: intercontinental travel by container vessel  
Roland Boer

When Roland Boer wants to get from Australia to Europe he doesn’t waste his cash on a flight. He books a berth on a container vessel and lets the journey become the experience.

18 May, 2011, 16:02
A very Russian experience on Greenland’s icy seas  
Jon van den Heever

A polar cruise around Greenland teaches Jon van den Heever an insight into Inuit culture and their icy world. But the most striking cultural interactions are with his ship’s Russian crew.

25 Mar, 2011, 19:13
World’s Best Poker Cities  
Rebecca Bryant

Whether you’re a keen poker player in search of the richest games or a beginner who’s only just mastered the basic rules, keen players are prepared to travel to play. Rebecca Bryant runs through the poker-playing centres across the globe.

22 Mar, 2011, 14:14
Antarctica: a journey to the South Pole  
Cameron L. Martindell

We don’t usually like features that start by describing the outward journey. But when Cameron Martindell agrees to spend four months in Antarctica the succession of flights to reach is snow-desert base are an adventure in their own right.

4 Feb, 2011, 14:14
Booking tips for round-the-world flights  
Paul Woollacombe

On longer journeys, round=the-world flights present the most economical way of seeing a lot of the globe. Paul Woollacombe gives some advice on choosing the best route to make the most of your travels.

4 Nov, 2010, 15:45
Scenting your way around the world  
Paul Lynch

Dogs sniff the air to learn where they are, what’s going on and who’s around. Humans, generally, forget this vital sense. Paul Lynch takes an olfactory world tour.

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