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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.

28 Jun, 2017, 19:51
Top 50 travel scams around the world  
Lucy Barker

A tourist away from home is easy prey for scammers. Lucy Barker outlines the current trends for criminals to fleece unwary travellers.

21 Jun, 2017, 11:42
Pleneau Bay: where icebergs go to die  
Eric Whitehead

Eric Whitehead’s love of Icebergs sees him heading south as far as he can go, and explore the frozen wastes of Antarctica.

22 May, 2017, 14:23
Castles and private islands: 7 unforgettable rental properties  
Anna Danishek

From igloos to coral islands, Anna Danishek brings together a personal selection of the most unusual rental properties around the world.

9 Apr, 2017, 13:53
Here are the best holiday destinations for animal lovers  
Simon Barnes

The great African Safari isn’t the only way to get close to wildlife. Simon Barnes has some alternative suggestions for holidays that get close to nature.

7 Apr, 2017, 13:21
Life changing volunteering holiday ideas  
Paul Woollacombe

Rather than a fly and flop vacation, there’s a growing trend for giving something back and volunteering abroad. Paul Woollacombe has some suggestions.

6 Apr, 2017, 15:14
Four business-class flights: which airline fares best?  
Brian Fisher

In 2017 Brian W Fisher had something a binge flying business class around the world. Unlike most travel journalists he actually paid for his flights, so his comparative review is balanced and revealing.

6 Apr, 2017, 08:35
4 great trips to explore the world by water  
Simon Barnes

two thirds of the world is covered in water. A good reason, says Simon Barnes, to set course for the open sea.

17 Mar, 2017, 10:53
Best countries to get cosmetic surgery  
Paul Woollacombe

Even as sterling slides in value, it’s still cost-effective to travel for cosmetic surgery. Paul Woollacombe runs through your options.

9 Mar, 2017, 09:06
Top destinations for a party holiday this summer the World  
Jack Carter

Jack Carter knows how to party. Here he gives the best places worldwide to rave away moonlit nights.

9 Feb, 2017, 16:14
The top five office buildings: tomorrow’s cathedrals built new  
Lucy Barker

The age of the great churches is long gone. These days it’s the tech giants with the money to build big. Tomorrow’s attractions are likely to be the offices of today, says Lucy Barker, and she tells you where to find the best.

16 Jan, 2017, 14:27
How to save money when traveling  
Paul Woollacombe

It’s often said travellers have either time or money – but rarely both. Paul Woollacombe has some tips to stretch your travel pounds.

12 Jan, 2017, 12:30
Travelling solo and beating social anxiety  
Jenn Beach

It’s not unusual to feel moments of awkward loneliness when travelling alone. Jennifer Beach has strategies for dealing with social anxiety when abroad, on your own.

11 Jan, 2017, 14:05
How to explore your favourite countries in style  
Lucy Barker

There’s no doubt your own wheels make travelling easy and fun. Lucy Barker explores the main options of car, campervan or motorbike.

1 Dec, 2016, 13:20
The best fireworks you can see for New year  
Paul Woollacombe

As the world’s great cities compete to out-do each other with New Year firework displays it’s hard to know which one to visit. Paul Woollacombe rounds up some of the most spectacular shows.

31 Oct, 2016, 08:11
Going solo: the best holiday destinations for single travellers  
Paul Woollacombe

Nothing beats travelling alone. Paul Woollacombe runs through some of the best destinations worldwide for single travellers to explore in style.

30 Sep, 2016, 17:31
Landfall Antarctica  
Eric Whitehead

Few of us have the chance to travel to Antarctica. Eric Whitehead boards a rugged expedition vessel and heads down south.

31 Aug, 2016, 10:10
Have language, will travel  
Isabel Fenoglio

A new startup is bringing together the need to learn foreign languages and travel on the cheap. Isabel Fenoglio reports on talktalkbnb.

25 Jul, 2016, 22:22
Some tips on how to write an outstanding Travel Essay  
Lucy Barker

There’s still a space for paid work as travel writers. Let Lucy Barker be your guide.

22 Jun, 2016, 12:24
When getting there’s not half the fun: Antarctica  
Eric Whitehead

Antarctica is a wonderful place, but crossing the Drake Passage is hell. Eric Whitehead reports on a less-than tranquil southern cruise.

10 Jun, 2016, 10:13
Pre-loved timeshares make bargain holidays  
Paul Woollacombe

Timeshare properties are much cheaper when bought second-hand. Paul Woollacombe says that when renting or buying there are bargains to be had.

8 Jun, 2016, 12:44
Reflective moments sailing Arctic seas  
Roger D Taylor

Roger D Taylor rescues a rotting yacht, straps a municipal lamp-post in as mast then designs and sews a seven-sheet lateen rig sail on his kitchen table. As you do. Then he sails north, into Arctic waters.

19 May, 2016, 11:36
5 adrenaline adventures for thrill-seeking travellers  
Andrea Proulx

Sometimes you have to shake yourself out of the daily routine. Andrea Proulx has tried many of the world’s greatest adventures and these were her best.

28 Apr, 2016, 11:03
A guide to the movements of world shipping  
travmag

Researchers from the University of London and data visualization company Kiln have come up with a detailed map of 2012’s cargo ship movements on a bathymetric map. Could watch this for hours.

21 Mar, 2016, 11:52
Sea, sun and plastic surgery: Cosmetic Surgery holiday hotspots  
Lucy Barker

Gone are the days when it was enough to come back from holiday with only a tan. Lucy Barker reports on the growing trend for grabbing some plastic surgery abroad.

9 Mar, 2016, 14:50
Signing up for a life at sea  
Martin Oliver

If you’d ever had the romantic dream of running away to sea, Martin Oliver has a first-hand guide to what it’s like when you sign up to work in the merchant navy.

16 Dec, 2015, 14:27
Five tips for chartering a superyacht  
Lucy Barker

A chartered superyacht might be expensive but it does guarantee an unforgettable holiday. Veteran sailor Lucy Barker points out some factors to bear in mind to guarantee the experience exceeds your expectations.

11 Dec, 2015, 14:51
Recycling hotel reservations benefits everyone – especially you  
James Greenstone

There’s a new service linking hotels with cancelled bookings with travellers looking for bargain rates. James Greenstone discovers the new site that slashes accommodation prices – Roomer.

14 Oct, 2015, 10:09
Top destinations for a casino holiday  
Teresa Turner

Las Vegas is not the only place with casinos. Teresa Turner says there are plenty of exotic places around the world where you can combine your travels with a flutter at the tables.

1 Oct, 2015, 04:12
4 perfect places to get the most bang for your buck  
Lucy Barker

Even if you’re short of funds there are plenty of places that are still inexpensive for travellers. Lucy Barker runs through four countries where your money will stretch furthest.

28 Sep, 2015, 12:53
The best locations for a villa holiday  
Paul Woollacombe

There’s a world of choice when it comes to choosing a holiday villa. Paul Woollacombe looks at the top destinations for this year.

10 Sep, 2015, 12:31
Golf on the edge: the world’s most dangerous courses  
Karl Young

Even golfers sometimes feel like to feel a touch of adventure as they potter round the greens. Karl Young has a handy guide to the world’s most perilous sporting venues.

2 Sep, 2015, 14:10
X-ray art on a travel theme  
Jack Barker

The humble airport scanner finds a useful role at last, in Max Oxborrow’s new travel video, live on youtube and ready to share. Jack Barker reviews.

29 Aug, 2015, 10:10
8 amazing wildlife breaks around the world  
Paul Woollacombe

There’s nothing to beat getting up close and personal with the world’s iconic wildlife species. Paul Woollacombe outlines some of the best opportunities the natural world has to offer.

28 Aug, 2015, 10:03
5 holiday activities perfect for families  
Lucy Barker

Don’t waste your holiday lazing on a beach. Lucy Barker has some more adventurous options.

7 Aug, 2015, 14:56
5 of the best wildlife holidays around the world  
Lucy Barker

The world’s iconic wildlife species are everywhere endangered. Lucy Barker highlights the best places on the planet to get up close and personal with animals of all kinds.

7 Aug, 2015, 10:17
The ultimate guide to safety on the beach  
Marlene Kenese

An average of 65 people drown every year on British Beaches. Marlene Kenese has put together this life-saving infographic that tells you what to watch out for – and how to react.

1 Apr, 2015, 17:37
A beginner’s guide to the dread game of golf  
Martin Oliver

Even golfers struggle to explain just what it is they like about the game. Martin Oliver’s shot-by-shot account of a long hot day on a golf course is unlikely to make many new converts.

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