Travel Feature Articles

Public celebrations have always been a central part of everyday life in Mexico, acting as a way for communities to express themselves socially and artistically.

From whale sharks to coral reefs, Japan’s Okinawa prefecture is full of surprises. Joe Minihane discovers a new side to the country.

Whether you are on a pilgrimage to the Temple of The Emerald Buddha in Bangkok, backpacking through the city for the first time or in awe of the combat sport of Muay Thai, the capital of Thailand possesses an intoxicating charm that will lure you in and hook you for life.

As the Maldives opens its inhabited islands to tourism, Heidi Fuller-love island hops and meets locals in three remote destinations.

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.

With all that high-grade foreign lager and strong continental sunshine, Euro 2016 will be an exciting time – just don’t be an idiot. Joel Golby explains how…

Put a pin in the Eiffel Tower for Euro 2016. Jeremy Allen walks us through Paris proper with natural plonk, forgotten Piaf and plenty of spirited bonhomie.

Once a year, fish reportedly fall from the sky in the town of Yoro, Honduras. Is it a palpable example of divine intervention or is something fishy going on? Jack Palfrey investigates.

From racing camels in Alice Springs to swimming with basking sharks off the shore of the Isle of Man all via Tahiti, we’ve got July’s best holidays nailed.

How is Venice planning to prevent seagulls from pestering tourists? And what has China just banned? All is revealed in our travel quiz.

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