Editorial Features

Summer might be drawing to a close but with the arrival of autumn and our beloved shoulder season comes the chance to walk with white Kermode bears and big friendly giants - all here in our where to go guide for September 2016.

Is the world's most expensive visa fee a way for tourists to pay for Bhutan's road to riches? Or is Bhutan truly the last Shangri-la? Kara Fox investigates.

Built in 1976, the Sonnenberg bunker in Lucerne, Switzerland, is one of the world’s largest civilian nuclear shelters, once intended to protect 20,000 people against nuclear threat at the height of the Cold War. Forty years on, Caroline Bishop imagines what it might have been like to be...

Following Noel Edmonds’ claims that a magnetic pad can cure cancer, Jane Alexander explores whether Zdenko Domančić’s bio-energy healing weekend in Bled Slovenia makes for miracle cure or esoteric bullshit.

If you want a holiday that isn’t just good but spectacular, you should perhaps put more thought into who you go with. And Mike Peake suggests that the ultimate travel companion is a world-famous guide or explorer…

From books to sunburn via the brilliance of Brazil, if you’ve not booked your August holiday yet, we’ve got six late-summer getaways that may just surprise you.

Want to quit your job and go travelling but too skint or scared to take the leap? Take inspiration from Annie Londonderry, the first woman to cycle around the world. Coralie Modschiedler recounts her stirring tale.

From tales of pioneering mountaineers to a history of the world in 500 walks, our resident bookwork, Dan Lewis, rounds up the best reads this June.

40 years on from the Sex Pistols’ Lesser Free Trade Hall gig, Sirin Kale kicks off our Punk Week by delving into the inky underbelly of South Korea’s illegal tattoo scene.

As Namibia’s colonial heritage becomes an increasingly contested battleground, Christopher Clark heads to one of its fading outposts to see what ghosts need to be laid to rest.

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