Petra rocks as Jordan rolls: in stunning, laid back history

The ancient city of Petra is worthy of its bucket list ranking fame, but Jordan has a whole lot more to offer as well.

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Glorious Florence: the elegant first lady of Italy

Italy is a jam-packed country full of culture, scenery and gastronomy. If you only have a few days though, Florence offers the country’s best flavours all in one stunning location.

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Countryside delights and seaside rambles: six great day trips and week...

Some quintessentially English options within easy reach of London for a day’s adventure or weekend away.

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Wild beauty of St Lucia and the oldest game park in Africa

Returning to the destination of numerous childhood holidays, CRAIG LEWIS discovers that the town of St Lucia in Northern KwaZulu-Natal and the iSimangaliso Wetland Park have lost none of their old charm.

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Five of the best camping sites to experience the stunning great Britis...

Just because you’ve left the sunny shores of Australia doesn’t mean it’s the end of your camping holidays, and it’s a great way to get out of town and experience the real UK countryside.

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Exploring Kiev: ringing with churches and soaking in vodka

Kiev is one of the prettiest and most pleasant capitals in the world. It’s steeped in history and heading fast for mainstream tourism. It’s still full of surprises and not quite like anywhere else.

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How my feud with reality took me up the Amazon and gave me hope

I’m cruising up the Amazon River in Brazil for the same reason most people do: to escape. I’m fleeing reality…

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There’s more to Dublin than St Patrick, leprechauns and Guinness

It’s St Patrick’s Day and a great excuse to go green and merry in honour of Ireland. But what lays beyond the stereotypes when you actually visit the Emerald Isle’s capital, Dublin? You’ll find a city steeped in culture and a turbulent history… and yes sure, the best Guinness in the world.

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This dude mapped out the ultimate European road trip by using algorith...

GEEK ALERT: A U.S. scientist mapped out the ultimate road trip for your perusal. Fancy a Euro-trip?

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How to get the best out of diving in Thailand

Many people head to Thailand every year, but few get beyond the hotel pool or beach.

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Top 6 UK cities you simply must visit

From stately homes and castles, to world-class museums, art galleries and entertainment venues, the UK’s cities have plenty of attractions for everyone.

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Barcelona: a big bit of everything

When planning a vacation, you usually need to choose: city or beach? Activities or culture? Fast­paced adventure or leisurely meander? Luckily in Barcelona that needn’t be the case because with a few right turns, you really can have the best of all worlds.

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Hitting the captivating dunes of the Namib, the world’s oldest d...

Quad biking, skydiving, sandboarding and stargazing: KRIS GRIFFITHS explores the colossal open spaces and quaint colonial charms of Namibia.

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This guy has travelled to every country in the world, for real. Now he...

Visiting every country in the world is something most of us can only dream of. Henrik has actually gone and done it and he’s not even 30 yet.

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Five biggest travel fails: suck it up and laugh

What’s the point in travelling if you don’t have a good story to tell at the end of it?

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