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A cyclist on a long-distance trip

How to cycle around the world

From the urban cities of Europe to the wilderness in Canada, cycling around the world is a possibility for some adventurers

A street trader near a salt mine in Senegal

16 things to know before travelling to Senegal

Palm-fringed beaches, colourful cities and a reputation for world-class hospitality, Senegal deserves a spot on any seasoned traveller’s bucket list

Hadrian’s Wall Path

The 10 most scenic self-guided walking holidays in England

Blessed with ancient woodlands, rolling meadows and a rugged coastline, England’s stunning and varied landscapes offer excellent walking opportunities

An unhappy tourist

How to avoid expensive travel mistakes

Great tips that can help you avoid eight common and expensive travel mistakes

Aurora over a lava field

Top 5 places to experience supernatural forces

Atlantis and the Kingdom of Asgard may be lost forever, but here are five places that you can still experience legends and supernatural forces

A street party in Oaxaca, Mexico

Three wonderfully bizarre Mexican festivals

It is not all skulls and tequila shots when it comes to festivals in Mexico, not when you have donkeys, radishes and candles compete to add fun

Cloud forest, Costa Rica

The 20 greenest destinations on Earth

From self-sufficient villages to pioneering national parks, we round up 20 of the world’s greenest destinations

A desert island

How to survive on a desert island

Far from just Hollywood fantasy, people have been stranded on desert islands with some living to tell the tale

Harbor and Skyline of Saint Peter Port

Family holiday heaven: Guernsey

Welcome to the land of witches, werewolves, and gateways to other worlds. There's plenty in Guernsey to ensure that your family has a fairy-tale holiday

Image of a lone traveller

Top six tips: how to travel solo

Be it for adventure or cultural experiences, solo travel can be very liberating

Mljet, Croatia

Croatia and Greece: the island tours of a lifetime

Charter a yacht to spellbinding islands of Croatia and Greece, your guide to a dream trip made real by Goolets, the gulet expert

Little Bay, Anguilla

Top 5: Ultimate Caribbean beach escapes

Caribbean islands provide beach lovers with everything from lazy days to party nights, so find your unforgettable beach escape here

Masroor temple, India’s undiscovered wonder

There’s a certain dishevelled majesty to the crumbling shikharas (towers) and unfinished carvings at Masroor temple, in rural Kangra

Matang Wildlife Center, Malaysia

Top 5: Animal volunteer programmes

If you have gone on a holiday to somewhere that inspired you to give back, then one of these animal volunteer programmes may stir you to take action

Vikos Gorge, Epirus, Greece

So you think you know Greece?

There’s more to Greece than sun, sea and ancient monuments. Try a farm stay that focuses on fleece-to-garment and farm-to-table experiences, writes Vivien Yap