Travel

5 ice rinks from around the world

It may be chilly outside, but don’t get too comfy on your sofas just yet. What better way to celebrate the seasonal changes than by drawing figures of eight on ice? So dig out...

Top 7 things to see and do in Northern Norway: Vesteralen and Lofoten

Nowhere epitomises the great outdoors quite like Northern Norway, with its jagged mountains, gleaming fjords and vast swathes of lush woodlands. The air is so crisp and clean you...

8 things surveys taught us about our travel habits

Throughout the year I find my inbox filled with surveys answering questions I had never thought to ask. And though there may be interesting information contained in these...

5 Best Beaches Around World

There’s a beach for everyone: from the stunning sands of Latin America, to the beautiful British coast, onwards to the Mediterranean’s best beach, and then down to a Pacific...

Travel Guide: 24 hours in Freetown, Sierra Leone

The streets are still quiet in Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, and the market stalls still bare. The many churches along the street have their doors open wide with suited men...

5 things to see and do in Samoa

Samoa is the place to go to fly and flop on powdery, blindingly white beaches with towering palm trees dripping into mirror calm turquoise tropical seas (your quintessential...

6 great travel gifts ideas for Valentine’s Day

It’s time to ditch the cuddly teddy bear and the chocolates. Or the cheesy red roses. It’s time to get imaginative and spoil him or her with something that’s bound to get...

Top 5 things to see and do in New York City

The ‘city that never sleeps’ is one of the world’s most exciting, most colourful and most intoxicating destinations. New York is a shopper’s paradise and there are...

Top 5 things to see and do in Brussels

Brussels wears three impressive hats, as the capital of Flanders, Belgium and Europe. It started life as a fortress, then developed into a market square and eventually blossomed...

Top 5 travel apps you need to know about

There are oodles of travel apps out there, some of which are pure gimmickry. We have put together a selection of our favourite mobile and web apps that are actually useful:...