Try one of the least well-known Canary Islands – Fuerteventura

Hypnotic sand dunes, gorgeous villages, active volcanos, golden beaches and year round sunshine. Fuerteventura is a great escape, especially if you’re fleeing the winter cold.

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Start your virtual visit to Malta

With 7,000 years of history the Mediterranean island of Malta has been described as one massive museum filled with fun.

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#MeTourism: the hidden costs of selfie tourism

OPINION & ANALYSIS: Narcissism, Machiavellianism and psychopathy. Selfie tourism is changing the experience of traveling for many people – and not necessarily in a positive way.

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What is an ESTA, and why you must have one on your next visit to the U...

Any Australians who are planning on traveling to the United States, must first have their ESTA application approved in order to be allowed to enter into the country.

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The world’s great train stations can be a quirky traveller’...

Railway stations are evocative, personal, and so much more interesting to the inquisitive traveller than airports or bus stations. Check out some of the best.

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Lugano: the deliciously Italian flavoured slice of Switzerland

Most travellers are familiar with Switzerland’s German and French speaking capitals, but there is a third, equally intriguing language region that combines traditional Swiss elegance with an unmistakably Mediterranean flair.

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The five best traditional Christmas markets in Europe

Visiting one of Europe’s famed and fabled Christmas markets is a must. Here are what we consider the best of them for pure Yuletide charm and old-time authenticity.

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Aran Islands – off the traveller’s beaten track and up a slippery ...

A trip to the beautiful Aran Islands off Galway, with their unique heritage, is a never to be forgotten experience.

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Budapest: what makes the pearl of the Danube so romantic?

Castles, parks and the Danube: Juliette Massardier discovers the history and charm of Budapest.

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Five reasons you absolutely need travel insurance

There is a whole host of reasons that travel insurance should be an essential part of your travel plans.

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Visiting Jerash in Jordan was a big, pleasant surprise

What did I know about Jordan? Not very much actually, except for Petra and the Dead Sea. Visiting was a big eye-opener for me.

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Four hot winter travel getaways for snow, sun, fun and adventure

As much as we love the UK, its winter can break your soul. But you don’t have to fly home to the other side of the globe to escape…

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Lonely Planet shock: Canberra named third best city in the world to vi...

Australia’s usually unheralded bureaucratic capital, Canberra, has rocketed up the traveller’s charts, according to Lonely Planet.

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Puglia: the heel of Italy and region of untold secrets

Puglia, or Apulia, is on the heel of Italy’s boot. Relatively ignored by foreign tourists, the region is full of southern ebullience, tradition and hidden gems.

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Here’s why it’s a good time to visit Cairo

It’s hot, dusty, often chaotic, and decidedly non-Western but Cairo, Egypt’s capital, is also fascinating, inspiring and a wonderful place to explore 4500 years of history.

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