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Though somewhat inconvenient, becoming a castaway needn’t be a harrowing experience. Heed the lessons of Alexander Selkirk, a sailor who survived alone on an islet for over four years. Jack Palfrey retells his tale.

Some of England’s oldest churches are now offering overnight stays. Our scribe, Arielle Witter, gives us the lowdown on “champing”.

John Malathronas retells the story of Ireland’s Rebecca O'Laoire, who went from dancing for pesos on Plaza Dorrego to become one of the best tango artistes in Argentina.

It was once described as an “apartheid dumping ground”, but Cape Town’s Langa Quarter has become one of the city’s most exciting and optimistic districts. Chris Clark witnesses the revolution.

From cheese rolling in the British countryside to unspoiled beaches in Costa Rica, we've got your May holiday ideas sorted.

Why did a scared lion make the news this week and what is London's newest adults-only attraction? Find out with our weekly travel quiz.

How can birdwatching solve a mysterious murder and what is Shakespeare to Africa? Find out by reading these terrific tomes.

Our correspondent, Beccy Allen, explains why she just ran through a refugee camp in the Saharan Desert.

Ever seen a city burn to the ground? Karl Webster relives Valencia going up in flames around him as part of the fiery Las Fallas festival.

From breathtaking landscapes to curious wildlife, we pick our favourite 10 photos submitted by our Instagram followers this month.

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