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Editorials   17 Jun, 2019, 15:51
Ditch your standard USB-C charger: Anker makes better  
Jack Barker

Apple are great at many things. But their charges are large, heavy, bulky and not even much good. Jack Barker says Anker has a better alternative if you need an USB-C charger for the new generation of mobile devices.

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.

Americas   14 Jun, 2019, 07:17
Riding Durango’s narrow-gauge railway in deepest Colorado  
Lindsay Salt

Lindsay Salt finds there’s still snow piled up when she visits Colorado’s historic narrow-gauge railway linking Durango with Silverton. Photos, as ever, by David Grimble.

Asia Pacific   9 Jun, 2019, 11:08
Koh Phrathong – Thailand’s secret island  
Philipp Meier

Thailand expert Philipp Meier says there’s still an island that’s off the electricity grid – and the tourist trail. Here he introduces Koh Phraphong.

Deals, Europe   8 Jun, 2019, 20:25
5 unusual things to do in the UK  
Paul Woollacombe

Paul Woollacombe says there are plenty of quirky activities in the UK – and you can always take part yourself. Here are some of the best options.

Central Asia   8 Jun, 2019, 13:44
In praise of Karnataka’s useful coconuts  
Adam Clapham

Adam Clapham’s portrait of small-village life in India includes a paen to the humble coconut – and it’s alcoholic potential.

Americas   8 Jun, 2019, 03:58
Haida Gwaii – and a sacred First Nation experience  
Eric Whitehead

From British Colombia Eric Whitehead heads west, to the isolated First Nations outpost of Haida Gwaii, an archipelago off the mainland where the past is allowed to hold sway.

Central Asia   6 Jun, 2019, 16:41
A day in the life of a rural Indian school  
Sara McMurry

When Sara McMurry stops working she doesn’t retire. She goes off on a series of volunteering stints teaching children in rural India, In this extract she’s teaching in a village near Shiv in the deserts of Rajasthan.

Deals, Pole to Pole   31 May, 2019, 23:57
5 great places to unwind on your vacation leave  
Paul Woollacombe

Time for travel and Paul Woollacombe has found the best options.

Americas, Asia Pacific   31 May, 2019, 16:59
Was I the first Malay on Easter Island?  

When Teja travels to Easter Islands the locals do a double-take. Southeast Asian and a Muslim? Now that’s something new.

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.

Europe   21 May, 2019, 14:26
Southern Norway, overground and underwater  
Anthony Toole

Anthony Toole finds a lot of lighthouses on the southern coast of Norway, as well as the world’s largest underwater restaurant.

Pole to Pole   17 May, 2019, 10:16
Navigating the ‘White Continent’ – Antarctica by kayak  
Ewan Blyth

Ewan Blyth guides tourists around the icebergs of Antarctica. Here he gives his insights into a magical world – and this unique way of seeing it.

Europe   9 May, 2019, 09:01
Hygge and happiness in Copenhagen  
Elizabeth von Pier

Denmark’s capital has a wonderful atmosphere. Elizabeth von Pier settles down for a Danish.

Central Asia   8 May, 2019, 13:31
Intruder drama in a small village in South India  
Adam Clapham

Adam Clapham’s new book portrays daily life in a small Karnataka village. In this extract a straggler strays into town.

Europe   8 May, 2019, 12:15
One gentleman of Verona  
Adam Jacot de Boinod

Shakespeare chose Verona for two of his plays, so it must be something special. Adam Jacot de Boinod explores one of Italy’s less-visited city-states.

Americas   7 May, 2019, 21:51
Lessons from Mexico’s Mama Gray Whales nursery  
Bonnie Lynn

Bonnie Lynn bonds with the great cetaceans as she visits a whale sancturary on Mexico’s coast,

Asia Pacific   2 May, 2019, 09:27
A rainy first night in Hong Kong  
James March

James March finds his first impressions of Hong Kong slightly coloured by the relentless rain. It makes him somewhat philosophical – and wet.

Deals, Pole to Pole   29 Apr, 2019, 07:54
Best romantic destinations around the world revealed  
Paul Woollacombe

When romance is involved your choice of destination clearly matters. Paul Woollacombe highlights some expected – and less expected – places to put on your travel list.

Asia Pacific   28 Apr, 2019, 12:38
Koh Samet’s seedy hinterland  
Brian Fisher

Biran W Fisher has already toured most of Thailand’s islands but not, till now, the most accessible from Bangkok. He finds Koh Samet is crowded with a litter issue.

Deals, Editorials, Pole to Pole   20 Apr, 2019, 10:24
Medical Tourism in Europe  
Paul Woollacombe

There are many reasons to travel, and medical tourism is a growing trend. Paul Wollacombe looks at some options.

Americas   20 Apr, 2019, 09:56
North into the Arctic from the Dempster to the Tuktoyaktuk Highway  
Eric Whitehead

Eric Whitehead continues his journey north into Canada’s most remote Northwest Territories and finds the road surface quickly deteriorates.

Americas   20 Apr, 2019, 08:14
Easter Island: sculptures by the sea  

Misled by maps, Teja assumes Easter Island will be small enough to walk around. It isn’t. But with no money for a rental car she sets off on foot anyway.

Central Asia   13 Apr, 2019, 20:47
At the end of a gun in Azerbaijan  
Ski Krieger

Sjue Krieger discovers the vital importance, in the Caucasus, of not being a CIA spy. As this brings the risk of sudden death.

Deals, Middle East   4 Apr, 2019, 16:56
How Egypt is different to what you see in the media  
Jack Carter

Don’t be put off by the negative impression you get on the mainstream media. Egypt is fascinating, says Jack Carter.

Americas   4 Apr, 2019, 16:53
Skiing in pursuit of Canada’s migrating Caribou  
Peter Mather

Northwest Canada’s a bad place to be stranded when your plane breaks down. Not least if you’re chasing Caribou and weighed down with 700lbs of camera equipment. Peter Mather straps on his skis.

Americas   29 Mar, 2019, 08:30
Mayan ruins and sacred cenotes: Mexico’s Yucutan  
Lindsay Salt

Lindsay Salt finds culture and adventure on Mexico’s Yucutan Peninsula, with Mayan ruins mixing with natural wonders. Photos, as ever, by David Grimble.

Americas, Deals   28 Mar, 2019, 16:18
The best cities in the USA  
Jack Carter

There’s so much to see in North America it’s hard to know where to start. Jack Carter says the major urban hubs are a good introduction.

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.

Europe   5 Mar, 2019, 15:44
Self-drive Britain? Better by bus…  
Paul Michelson

When visiting the UK Paul Michelson opts for self-drive. By the time he’s toured the country from south to north he starts to wish he hadn’t bothered.

Europe   4 Mar, 2019, 14:33
Fascinating Funchal, Madeira’s friendly capital  
Adam Jacot de Boinod

Adam Jacot de Boinod finds a welcome in the hills of Madeira, Portugal’s temperate outpost in the Atlantic Ocean.

Africa   2 Mar, 2019, 14:50
Turning blue in Morocco’s Western Sahara  
Blaine Bonham

Blaine Bonham meets the ‘Blue Men’, the ancient Berber tribe that inhabits the Sahara Desert. He meets them amongst the dunes of Morocco’s Erg Chebbi region.

Europe   1 Mar, 2019, 17:51
A winter trip to Italy  
Warren Bratter

It’s never too late to follow your travelling dreams. Septuagenarian Warren Bratter heads off to Italy, in winter, to explore Venice, Florence and Lucca.

Africa   1 Mar, 2019, 13:20
Morocco’s Red City’s hidden green heritage  
Lee Ruddin

Lee Ruddin finds oases of calm in Morocco’s most visited city. Along with the locals he takes refuge in the many public gardens that are part-hidden in Marrackesh.

Americas, Deals   19 Feb, 2019, 08:37
5 places to visit in New Jersey  
Paul Woollacombe

Paul Woollacombe finds plenty of reasons to visit America’s most glamorous State, Well, five, anyway.

Deals   17 Feb, 2019, 18:48
The Mophie Travel Stream: wireless phone charging, worldwide  
Jack Barker

Jack Barker reviews the latest bit of mobile-charging tech, the Mophie Charge Stream that powers your Qi wireless phone anywhere in the world.

Europe   17 Feb, 2019, 13:13
Shining lights of Sofia from Bulgaria’s fourth-highest mountain  
Lee Ruddin

There are many reasons to visit Bulgaria. Lee Ruddin adds climbing its fourth-highest mountain to the list.

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