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Europe   24 May, 2018, 15:38
A death in Ireland – and a miracle in Bosnia  
Geoff Steward

A death in County Cork, Eire, is postponed for three years by the healing powers of the Madonna of Medjugorje, in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Geoff Steward leisurely warms up for a three month sabbatical.

Asia Pacific   23 May, 2018, 08:10
Pursuing the culture and spirit of New Zealand’s Maoris  
Lindsay Salt

A traditional village welcome makes Lindsay Salt feel fully attuned to the proud and sturdy Maori culture. Photos, as ever, by David Grimble.

Deals, Editorials   22 May, 2018, 14:00
Mediterranean-inspired homes on a budget  
Paul Woollacombe

Pick up a tile or two of continental style. Paul Woollacombe says there’s a lot to learn from our continental neighbours.

Europe   22 May, 2018, 13:56
A ski-doo experience in snowbound Sweden  
Andrew Reed

Andrew Reed takes a break from being a ski-rep in Åre to take a night-time skidoo safari in the wilderness of the Swedish outback.

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   18 May, 2018, 21:14
The intricate world of German health insurance  
Paul Woollacombe

You gotta be insured if you want healthcare in Germany. Paul Woollacombe tells you how it works.

Europe   12 May, 2018, 09:57
Trulli enchanting: Puglia in springtime  
Adam Jacot de Boinod

Southern Italy weaves its magic on Adam Jacot de Boinod as he tours some luxurious rural resorts.

Americas   11 May, 2018, 16:08
A tragedy unfolds in a Gold Rush brothel  
Daniel Metraux

Coloma, California, in 1833, and a gunfight in a brothel leaves the Madam dead. Daniel A. Métraux uncovers a sad tale.

Asia Pacific   11 May, 2018, 15:49
A captivating 24 hours in Queenstown, New Zealand  
Lindsay Salt

The sun comes out in South Island for Lindsay Salt as she explores New Zealand’s adventure capital. Photos, as ever, by David Grimble.

Europe   2 May, 2018, 19:01
A lukewarm reception for Iceland’s famous northern sights  
Lee Ruddin

Despite the best intentions of determined guides, Lee Ruddin is curiously un-moved by many of Iceland’s much-hyped attractions.

Europe   2 May, 2018, 17:25
Birds, butterflies and more at Norfolk’s Strumpshaw Fen  
Anthony Toole

The UK constantly surprises. Anthony Toole drives through the sleet to one of England’s finest bird reserves, and finds a moment of spring-like weather brings plenty of wildlife out for him to observe.

Europe   28 Apr, 2018, 13:01
A taxi tale from snowbound Sweden  
Andrew Reed

Back in the 90’s Andrew Reed spent a year as a ski rep in the Swedish resort of Åre. Now he’s used the experience to produce a hugely entertaining book.

Pole to Pole   27 Apr, 2018, 16:58
One man’s miserable experience of flying long-haul BA  
Brian Fisher

Veteran traveller Brian W Fisher finally gets around to reviewing the national flag-bearer, British Airways. Be warned: he is less than impressed.

Americas   27 Apr, 2018, 15:24
Patagonia: infinite in its beauty  
Eric Whitehead

Offseason in Chilean Patagonia and the hiking trails are closed. Eric Whitehead finds that keeps the crowds away and lets him enjoy the wilderness experience.

Deals, Pole to Pole   25 Apr, 2018, 11:06
The world’s greatest casinos  
Paul Woollacombe

There are so many opportunities to gamble around the world Paul Woollacombe says you have to be selective. There’s no way to play them all.

Europe   13 Apr, 2018, 22:53
Stumbling through past conflicts in non-tourist Sarajevo  
Kris Mole

In civil wars no one side is often completely right. But when conflict dies down the side you took is remembered. Kris Mole finds that in the former Yugoslavia all the distinctions of ethnic divisions still live on.

Asia Pacific   13 Apr, 2018, 21:41
The Tongariro Alpine crossing, New Zealand’s best day walk  
Lindsay Salt

The Tongariro crossing is one of New Zealand’s most challenging day hikes through an Alpine landscape. Lindsay Salt steps out boldly. Photos, as ever and with perfectly straight horizons, by David Grimble.

Middle East   26 Mar, 2018, 17:14
Al Ain: Abu Dhabi’s oasis in the desert  
Elizabeth von Pier

Abu Dhabi is known for its eponymous capital city, but few people visit Al Ain, the Emirate’s second city. Elizabeth von Pier finds enchantment in the desert.

Central Asia, Deals   12 Mar, 2018, 16:16
Expat living and working in India: what you need to know  
Richard Michael

Expat life in India can be terrific, but there is plenty of red tape. Let Richard Michael be your guide to cut through the beaurocracy.

Europe   11 Mar, 2018, 13:50
Blown away by Fuerteventura, windward side of the Canaries  
Adam Jacot de Boinod

Adam Jacot de Boinod takes a breezy look at the most westerly of the Canary Islands, Fuerteventura.

Asia Pacific, Central Asia   11 Mar, 2018, 12:06
A Bangkok sandwich in Thailand’s Rayong Province  
Brian Fisher

An early injury curbs Brian Fisher’s ambitious plans for travelling around Thailand. But not by much..

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.

Asia Pacific   23 Feb, 2018, 12:43
Learning to care for Java’s endangered wildlife  
David Nesbit

David Nesbit takes a group of children to the Cikananga Wildlife Center on Indonesia’s most crowded island, where they learn to rehabilitate orphaned wildlife for release into the wild.

Deals, Editorials   22 Feb, 2018, 18:18
Things you should know planning a couple’s getaway in winter  
Mark Eastwood

With cheap flights in termtime, winter is the ideal time for couples to take a romantic break. Mark Eastwood has some advice.

Asia Pacific   22 Feb, 2018, 17:46
How my trip to Thailand totally changed my life  
Nicoleta Radoi

When Nicoleta Radoi first went to Thailand she was sure to spend at least half her visit volunteering. Now, she says, it’s a way of life.

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.

Americas   21 Feb, 2018, 16:07
Las Vegas, where Gods gamble and even priests play  
Bhupender Gupta

Even though he neither gambles nor sins, Bhupender Gupta finds plenty to keep him busy at Nevada’s iconic temple to pleasure, the desert city of Las Vegas.

Editorials   21 Feb, 2018, 12:31
Surefire methods to reduce travel stress  
Paul Woollacombe

Paul Woollacombe says there are several ways to reduce travelling success, though his proposed solutions are somewhat unconventional.

Europe   20 Feb, 2018, 11:21
Rescued from the Balkans by Albanian shepherds  
Ski Krieger

A cracked sump spells trouble for Ski Krieger as he navigates the rocky trails of central Albania. But the mountains aren’t empty: they have sheep, and therefore shepherds.

Europe   6 Feb, 2018, 14:01
Five Sunday festivals that liven up Europe  
Morgane Travers

There’s more to Sundays than lunch and a snooze. Morgane Travers explores some of Europe’s stranger weekend festivals.

Central Asia   6 Feb, 2018, 13:36
In praise of Cappadocia’s ‘fairy chimney’ cave dwellings  
Mary Jane Walker

Kiwi traveller Mary Jane Walker revisits Turkey’s iconic Cappadocia region, and takes the trouble to put it in a historic perspective.

Asia Pacific   5 Feb, 2018, 13:22
A paroxysm of morality clouds Indonesia’s sunny image  
J.M. Daniels

Five years in jail for sex outside marriage? That’s what the Indonesian government seems to be legislating. J M Daniels says that’s not just unwise, but insane.

Europe   2 Feb, 2018, 22:30
Off the map in the tiny town of Cund, Transylvania  
Tim Miller

In a remote part of Romania, Tim Miller finds an European idyll of bucolic bliss. Who needs mainstream travel when you can revell in the obscure.

Africa, Europe   2 Feb, 2018, 15:07
Vic Falls comes to London’s ‘Destinations’ show  
Paul Woollacombe

In a shrewd marketing move for the selfie generation Zambia’s recreated the Victoria Falls in central London. Paul Woollacombe reports.

Europe   2 Feb, 2018, 14:31
Escaping the crowds in Poland’s concentration camps  
Lee Ruddin

Lee Ruddin finds coachloads of tourists have turned Auschwitz into selfie central. So he walks to Płaszów to feel the atmosphere of Europe’s most goulish – and unlikely – visitor attractions.

Deals, Pole to Pole   1 Feb, 2018, 16:20
New cruise destinations to look out for in 2018  
Mark Eastwood

This year is certain to be the year of the cruise. Mark Eastwood examines where to go – and why.

Asia Pacific   1 Feb, 2018, 12:30
Curries and Common Ground  
Kristina Johnson

When Kristina Johnson sets off into the hills of Northern Thailand to learn how to cook, she discovers a whole lot more about life than she expects.

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.

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