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Central Asia   22 Sep, 2017, 18:17
Only in Srinagar: a lake called ‘Nigel’  
Bhupender Gupta

Ignoring the advice of friends, Bhupender Gupta visits the lakes of Kashmir, where he finds a warm welcome in a postcard-pretty land now starved of tourists.

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.

Asia Pacific, Central Asia   21 Sep, 2017, 21:30
Through sick and thin: haze and hope in Myanmar  
Cole Evanek

Digestive problems don’t stop Cole Evanek appreciating the sense of hope sweeping through one of the world’s least visited destinations, the country once called Burma.

Americas   20 Sep, 2017, 19:30
Off-season memories of North Carolina’s outer banks  
Chris Edwards

In quieter times Chris Edwards revisits North Carolina’s Outer Banks, reliving childhood experiences of stress-free sunny vacations before today’s hurricane threats.

Deals, Pole to Pole   20 Sep, 2017, 16:24
The best tourist spots around the world for sports enthusiasts  
Paul Woollacombe

There’s no reason to let holidays interfere with your enjoyment of sport. Paul Woollacombe says it’s easy to combine the two by travelling to see major sports events – live.

Europe   19 Sep, 2017, 12:40
Saltholme and Teesmouth: nature thrives in industrial England  
Anthony Toole

On the fringes of the urban world, Anthony Toole finds plenty of animals alive and well in the northeast of England, one of Great Britain’s most heavily industrialised regions.

Europe   14 Sep, 2017, 11:16
Head to Switzerland for a perfect summer holiday  
Adam Jacot de Boinod

While the summer crowds flock to beaches for sand and salt, Adam Jacot de Boinod heads to the Swiss Alps and finds the sun shines even brighter in the clear mountain air.

Europe   12 Sep, 2017, 13:04
Don’t miss Oktoberfest – it starts mid-September  
Susanna Wood

Despite its popular overseas name, Octoberfest kicks off in Munich on the 16th September. Susanna Wood has a guide to some useful bits of German to learn before you go.

Europe   12 Sep, 2017, 10:07
Hiking the cliffs and bays of England’s ‘Jurassic Coast’  
Lindsay Salt

Lindsay Salt explores Dorset’s dramatic coastline as she hikes along England’s southern .shores. All photographs, as ever, by David Grimble.

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.

Americas   11 Sep, 2017, 14:38
The art of bargaining with Ecuador’s taxi drivers  
Eric Whitehead

Eric Whitehead finds the white-knuckle experience of taxi-driven traffic brings an edge of danger to his travels around Ecuador.

Americas   5 Sep, 2017, 17:27
Tips for saving money in San Francisco  
Josh Hobson

California’s iconic harbour city is perhaps the most popular of all America’s urban destinations with visitors. Josh Hobson has some words of advice for those whose funds are limited.

Asia Pacific   5 Sep, 2017, 16:14
A video experience of the climb up Indonesia’s Mount Rinjani  
Jacob Laukaitis

Indonesia’s active volcanoes challenge serious hikers everywhere. Jacob Laukaitis takes his Go-Pro to the peak of Rinjani Mountain on Lombok so we can see how exhausting it is without having to make the climb ourselves.

Europe   31 Aug, 2017, 15:45
A sabbatical summer on the shores of Lake Como  
Keith Perkins

Keith Perkins packs up his American home, wife and two toddlers to spend six months teaching English by the Italian Lakes.

Deals, Europe   30 Aug, 2017, 13:38
A list of the best football sights and experiences around the UK  
Paul Woollacombe

As the country that invented football, it’s perhaps not surprising that there are plenty of sites around Britain that are sure to enthrall football fans. Paul Woollacombe reports.

Asia Pacific   22 Aug, 2017, 16:09
Romancing New Zealand on a self-drive tour  
Bhupender Gupta

The ‘Land of the White Cloud’ is a long way away. But Bhupender Gupta finds a self-drive holiday in New Zealand is an uplifting experience.

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.

Asia Pacific   22 Aug, 2017, 11:10
We’d all love to own a villa in Bali. The bad news is we can’t.  
J.M. Daniels

Whatever it says in overseas property supplements, Indonesia’s underpriced villas cannot safely be bought by foreign nationals. John M Daniels corrects one well-known newspaper that should have known better.

Central Asia   21 Aug, 2017, 22:14
Four days in the ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon’  
Alex Jones

Bhutan, the tiny country half-crushed between China and India, is famed for it’s religious adherence and dedication to national happiness. Alex Jones has been there.

Americas   20 Aug, 2017, 19:43
The timeshare experience: a “free” Bahamas holiday  
May Lowers

May Lowers smells a rat when her husband accepts a “free” Caribbean vacation. And she’s right.

Asia Pacific, Central Asia   15 Aug, 2017, 16:33
North and South Korea – by someone who’s visited both  
Jacob Laukaitis

As tension mounts over North Korea, Jacob Laukaitis – who has visited both – has put together a timely video to illustrate what each country is actually like.

Deals, Europe   14 Aug, 2017, 13:33
The top 3 major cities in England you must travel to  
Umesh Joshi

There’s plenty to see on a visit to England but Umesh Joshi says there are some cities that shouldn’t be missed.

Africa   14 Aug, 2017, 10:34
The coastal serenity of Atlantic Essaouira  
Eric Whitehead

Following his son’s advice, Eric Whitehead quits Marrakesh for the coastal town of Essaouira, a former Portuguese enclave on the Atlantic coast.

Europe   10 Aug, 2017, 10:18
One more giant anteater for the world  
Paula Holden

While giant anteater numbers dwindle in its native South America, Paula Holden reports from Blackpool Zoo where there’s a new kid on the block.

Deals, Europe   8 Aug, 2017, 12:38
The most scenic islands in Croatia  
Tabby Farrar

The Croatian coast is this year’s cult destination. Tabby Farrar has a guide to the prettiest islands and all the best beaches.

Africa   8 Aug, 2017, 10:39
7 ways the Rwenzori Mountains trump Kilimanjaro  
Adele Cutler

Anyone wanting to trek East Africa’s great mountains should look beyond the obvious peaks. Adele Cutler says Uganda’s Rwenzori Mountains have far more to offer.

Deals, Editorials   5 Aug, 2017, 13:51
Scared of flying? £1m if you’re right  
Alistair Thompson

A new insurance policy pays out a million pounds if you die on a flight. Alistair Thompson says put your money where your mouth is if you think you’re likely to crash.

Americas   5 Aug, 2017, 11:04
A Navajo experience of Monument Valley  
Wallis Raekelboom

Wallis Raekelboom takes a leisurely drive through Arizona’s stunning Monument Valley, meeting indigenous Navajo residents along the way.

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.

Central Asia   25 Jul, 2017, 10:08
Sri Lanka’s better off the tourist trail  
Lee Ruddin

Lee Ruddin finds many of Sri Lanka’s famous highlights overrun with travellers and spoiled. The overlooked town of Matara is much more to his liking.

Deals, Europe   19 Jul, 2017, 22:06
5 most important documents to work in the UK  
Paul Woollacombe

Most English residents prefer not to work. This makes the UK a magnet for those happy to try. Paul Woollacombe checks out the relevant regulations.

Europe   11 Jul, 2017, 12:59
At leisure on Lake Como  
Adam Jacot de Boinod

Italy’s Lake District is surely one of the most beautiful parts of a beautiful country. Adam Jacot de Boinod takes a relaxing cruise or two on the waters of Lake Como.

Deals, Editorials   11 Jul, 2017, 11:16
Could a logbook loan fund your next trip?  
Paul Woollacombe

It’s not always easy to pay travel bills. Could be a logbook loan is the only way to fun this summer’s holiday. Paul Woollacombe explains how it works.

Asia Pacific, Central Asia   1 Jul, 2017, 21:12
An momentary idlyll on Sri Lanka’s Aragum Bay  
Devika A Rosamund

Back in the 70’s the surf scene in Sri Lanka is pretty much a paradise, according to Devika A Rosamund. It probably still is.

Asia Pacific   30 Jun, 2017, 14:15
A cheerfully cheap tour of Southeast Asia  
Mary Rose Acosta

From the Philippines, Southeast Asia is almost on the doorstep. Mary Rose Acosta travels inexpensively around a range of countries most Westerners can only dream of.

Americas   30 Jun, 2017, 12:12
The uglier side of Rio spoils a tropical idyll  
Mat Ward

Mat Ward finds his enjoyment of Brazilian’s most beautiful city marred by hassle from shoe-shine men and opportunistic crime.

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.

Americas   30 Jun, 2017, 09:48
Learning language and love in Guatemala’s highlands  
Bonnie Lynn

Bonnie Lynn revisits Guatemala, learns a bit more Spanish and tries to pick up some Kaqchikel (in case she meets some Mayas), on an extensive tour of the country’s tribal hinterland.

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