City Highlight


City Highlight: Jakarta

Jakarta is bold and dynamic as the Java coffee beans it has been exporting to the world since the 17th century. For intrepid foodies, it’s Kopi Luwak that gets all the attention.

City Highlight: Doha

In Doha, going to the shopping malls is more than a hobby, it's a necessity. Read on to find out why.

City Highlight: Copenhagen

Copenhagen is like sunshine on roses - beautiful and sophisticated, it makes your heart melt like butter on a hot pavement.

City Highlight: Beirut

One of the oldest cities in the world, Beirut is an intoxicating mix of East and West, fast becoming cosmopolitan attracting worldwide travellers.

City Highlight: Sydney

Hugh Jackman said, “If I’m a lush at anything, it’s food and drink.” He’s a Sydney boy, and his hometown makes the tastebuds of food lovers salivate.



Snorkelling in Antarctica and other wild swims

From snorkelling in Antarctica to swimming with horses in Argentina, Ian Belcher explores some of the world’s most extraordinary ways to take a dip.

Chefchaouen, The Green City

Donald Twain finds out why in an ancient town painted almost entirely blue, all the locals are smoking the green stuff.

Norway: on the edge of the world

If Bergen is known as “the gateway to the fjords” then Flåm is the epicentre. Chris Swindells ventures into the unspoiled Sognefjord.

Top 20 Greenest Destinations

As each passing year continues to break heat records, we round up 20 of the world’s greenest destinations.

10 Travel Restrictions You Need to Know

This guide to dishing out travel bans in 2017 doesn't just start and end with Donald Trump.

The Fresh Scent of Spring: Rose Festivals Around the World

Take time to find and smell some roses along the way.

10 Fun Facts about Vegas

What goes on in Vegas is supposed to stay in Vegas, but some of the crazier stories are just too good not to share.

The 10 Best Cities for Digital Nomads

Want to be a freelancer? Check out the 10 best cities for freelancers and digital nomads.

Top 5 (A Quick Read)

Top 5: Budget Holiday Destinations for 2017

From Bulgaria to Mexico, here are five of the best bang-for-buck travel destinations around the world.

Top 5: Adventurous Destinations of the Next Decade

These destinations are set to take off over the next few years – get there now before the crowds descend.

Top 5: Ancient Buddhist Temples to Visit

Buddhism has been one of the most popular religions in Asia for over 2,500 years and there have never been any wars fought in the name of Buddhism.

Top 5: Animal Volunteer Programmes

Have you ever gone somewhere really special on holiday and wished there was some way you could give back to the local community?

Top 5: China’s Bizarre Copycat Cities

China’s “knock off” cities, built to resemble famous European and American cities like Venice and New York, have become tourist attractions in their own right.


Sicily: A Feast For Your Senses

Surrounded by the sparkling azure waters of the Mediterranean, the island of Sicily is a beguiling melting pot of Italian, Greek, Norman, Byzantine and Arab cultures.

An Insider's Guide to Sicily, the Jewel of the Mediterranean

The largest island in the Mediterranean, Sicily boasts dramatic coastlines and rugged interiors that are soaked in dazzling sunshine most of the year.

Six US cities that get better with every visit

There are some cities that you just want to return to again and again – places where memories are made and new discoveries wait around every corner.