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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.

Uncategorized   29 Feb, 2020, 19:53
Grasslands National Park, Saskatchewan  

Eric Whitehead finds the Canadian province of Saskatchewan isn’t all prairie and wheat fields. It has badlands and wildlife – though not many stars.

Europe   25 Feb, 2020, 11:50
Among the Barbarians: a cruise in Norway  
Donal Conlon

When Donal Conlon wins a Norwegian cruise, the first thing he does is look at a map. With memories of Vikings he flies north to the fjords.

Europe   23 Feb, 2020, 12:12
Frigiliana, a Spanish ‘White Village’ that’s kept its charm  
Adrian Harman-Bishop

Spain’s region of Andalucia is famous for its white-painted rural communities, and Adrian Harman-Bishop says Frigiliana is one that has been able to retain its character despite years of tourism.

Editorials, Pole to Pole   23 Feb, 2020, 11:53
Flying Business Class with Swiss: don’t bother  
Brian Fisher

Brian Fisher is well into his eighties so he booked Business Class for a flight to Thailand. But his experience with Swiss proved stressful – and unexpectedly expensive.

Americas   19 Feb, 2020, 11:15
Travelling bilingual: an extra layer of Costa Rica  
Warren Bratter

Warren Bratter finds fluent Spanish transforms his Airbnb adventure in Costa Rica, allowing him to join in fully with village life.

Deals, Pole to Pole   11 Feb, 2020, 18:27
Caravan hire: taking you everywhere you want to  
Rajhu S Goraai

You don’t need to own a caravan to explore the world in comfort. Rajhu S Goraai introduces the concept of renting a holiday trailer.

Central Asia   5 Feb, 2020, 15:15
India to Afghanistan (almost) by 70’s Hippy Bus  
Donal Conlon

In the glory days of the overland trail Donal Conlon push-starts his way across Asia on a dodgy bus. Along the way they somehow heard that Elvis died, so probably 1977.

Central Asia, Europe   4 Feb, 2020, 13:23
‘Victory Day’ in Kazakhstan: bittersweet memories of WWII  
Ski Krieger

‘Victory Day’ is celebrated throughout Russia and the former Soviet satellite states. Ski Krieger explores the somewhat nuanced nationalism in Almaty, the Kazakh capital.

Editorials, Pole to Pole   4 Feb, 2020, 07:06
How to leave your rat-race world  
Philipp Meier

Philipp Meier says the gig economy isn’t just for frazzled delivery drivers. It is possible to go self-employed and still live really well.

Africa   30 Jan, 2020, 14:03
Horned zebu cattle and potholes: motorbike Madagascar  
Donal Conlon

Donal Conlon finds obstacles and attractions aplenty on the road to Madagascar’s northern tip.

Deals, Europe   29 Jan, 2020, 12:42
Motorcycle Touring the North Coast 500 in Scotland  
Ryan Beitler

Ryan Beitler is your guide to one of Scotland’s most outstanding motorcycle routes.

Central Asia   29 Jan, 2020, 09:33
Yala National Park: more man than beast?  
Jude Perera

Jude Perera takes his family to see the wildlife in Yala, Sri Lanka’s prime game park. But though he finds a few animals he sees a lot more tourists. Yala is getting crowded.

Deals, Pole to Pole   17 Jan, 2020, 13:27
2020’s top countries for travel  
Adam Walker

New year, new travel plans. Adam Walker outlines some tempting options.

Africa   15 Jan, 2020, 13:56
Fishing with Daz off Madagascar’s coast  
Donal Conlon

Donal Conlon finds himself paddling a leaky outrigger pirogue into the Indian Ocean in the hope of catching lunch.

Europe   7 Jan, 2020, 13:34
Glasnevin: Ireland’s National Cemetery.  
Anthony Toole

Anthony Toole visits the graves of Glasnevin and finds great views of Dublin as well as plenty of history, with vivid insights into Ireland’s turbulent past.

Africa   1 Jan, 2020, 13:49
A motorbike ride through rural Madagascar  
Donal Conlon

Donal Conlon finds a motorcycle is ideal for passing through the rural regions of Madagascar

Central Asia   29 Dec, 2019, 12:57
Following The Beatles on an Indian Tour  
Tom Herstad

It might seem niche, but Tom Herstad finds there’s plenty of sense structuring a tour of India around 1960’s pop icons.

Europe   28 Dec, 2019, 23:28
All aboard for the Norfolk Broads  
Oliver Pearson

Englands southeastern flatlands have a certain fascination. Oliver Pearson ventures out on the Norfolk Broads – by boat, with dog – and finds plenty to do and see.

Americas   28 Dec, 2019, 19:35
An immersion course in Spanish in Puebla, Mexico  
Bonnie Lynn

Puebla. sounds like a village but it’s Mexico’s fourth-largest city. And an excellent place for Bonnie Lynn to take an immersion course in language learning, finally mastering her Espagnol.

Europe   27 Dec, 2019, 19:17
Greece: catching the highlights of Athens in one day  
Elizabeth von Pier

Want to see Greece’s capital but have limited time? Elizabeth von Pier explores Athens in just one day.

Africa   25 Dec, 2019, 13:20
Smiles and flirts on Maputo’s best beach  
Donal Conlon

Donal Conlon relaxes on Mozambique’s best beach – and finds there’s plenty going on.

Europe   24 Dec, 2019, 16:43
Communist Bucharest 30 years later  
Tim Miller

Romania’s turbulent past comes to life for Tim Miller as he explores the nation’s capital from an Airbnb rental in a former communist tower block.

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