Travel

20 May 2020

This Housebound Photo Contest Has Captured Snapshots of Lockdown Around the World

Photographers have limited resources during lockdown. Snappers used to grand vistas and exotic foreign lands have had to settle for their living room windows, and selfies have become more ...

20 May 2020

Are These the Dreamiest Airbnbs Ever?

International travel is still firmly off the cards, but that doesn't mean we can't dream. Online window shoppers are continuing to browse Airbnb properties the world over, plotting their next ...

20 May 2020

5 Ways to Be a More Sustainable Traveller

It's true, a trend for responsible travel has been gaining traction for the past few years, accelerated by climate change campaigners like Greta Thunberg and scenes of horrifying environmental destruction, ...

18 May 2020

The World’S Largest Annual Photo Contest Is Open for Entries – Here’S the Highlights From Last Year

Entries have now opened for the CEWE Photo Awards, the largest and most lucrative of the world's photography competitions. When submissions close next year, the panel of judges will award ...

18 May 2020

International Museum Day: 5 Inspirational Tours

During times of difficulty, arts and culture can help us make sense of a confused reality, offering refreshing perspectives and sharing lessons from the past. There's something reassuringly therapeutic about ...

15 May 2020

Would You Go on Holiday in a 24-Seat Tourist Submarine?

Tourists explore the oceans on everything from fishing boats to luxury liners, but what if your next cruise was not on the seas but in them? Aquatic tourism has a ...

15 May 2020

Endangered Species Day: 5 Critically Endangered Animals You’D Really Miss If They Were Gone

You might think extinction only happens to obscure animals – a rare mollusc here, an unpronounceable tree frog there – but fame is no defence against habitat loss, poaching, and ...

14 May 2020

What Is a ‘Travel Bubble’ And Which Countries Look Likely to Get One?

On May 5, New Zealand's prime minister Jacinda Ardern did something not seen since the Second World War – she sat in on an Australian cabinet meeting. The meeting was ...

13 May 2020

How to Embrace Isolation on Your Next Holiday

Even before the pandemic, tourists had grown tired of overtourism; travellers no longer wanted to follow the crowds. Space and privacy will become even more important when we all start ...

12 May 2020

Having a ‘Home Holiday’? 7 Ways to Make It As Authentic As Possible

From the beaches of the Med and the Italian lakes, to a staycation camping trip with the family, or a once-in-a-lifetime trip somewhere exotic, it's likely you had a summer ...

12 May 2020

Copenhagen Set for World’S First ‘Parkipelago’ – a Network of Floating Island Parks

As space in cities becomes ever more squeezed and property prices skyrocket, there is often little room for the humble public park. Large, costly, and sometimes difficult to manage, urban ...

11 May 2020

This Amsterdam Restaurant Is Seating Guests in Mini Greenhouses to Help Stop Coronavirus

For the restaurant industry, the last couple of months have been, if nothing else, quite clear-cut. With public dining outlawed, eateries the world over have had to shut up shop ...

3 May 2020

7 Extraordinary Places You Couldn’T Have Visited Anyway – And Why

As the weeks of lockdown tick by, even the most dedicated homebodies must be fantasising about a far-flung foreign break. Virtual travel is all very well, but the tantalising closeness ...

1 May 2020

Quiz: Can you identify the world city from just a dot on a map?

We took an entirely unmarked map of the world, and pinpointed some major cities with nothing more than a blue spot…. ...

30 April 2020

6 World-Famous Gardens You Can Visit Virtually to Get Your Greenery Fix

In the long list of things we've been missing during lockdown, nature clocks in second, just behind other members of our species. For city-dwellers even the urban jungle remains remote, ...

30 April 2020

A ‘Social Distancing’ Restaurant for One Is Opening in a Field in Sweden

We've heard of al fresco dining, but it took a global pandemic for us to consider eating alone in the middle of a field. Surely one of the only all-new ...

30 April 2020

Quiz: Can You Guess the Country From Those That It Borders?

In theory, digital map services mean we should all know more about the world, but in reality it might mean we just no longer feel the need to learn. Can ...

17 March 2020

St. Patrick’s Day: Top six landmarks to visit in Ireland

It's St Patrick's Day and to celebrate we have picked the top six landmarks to visit in Ireland. From stunning cliffs to a bustling city area, Ireland has much to ...
16 March 2020

Review: Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel

Set in the heart of Piccadilly Gardens, the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel is perfectly situated for those who are looking to enjoy a night or two in the town with ...

3 March 2020

Nature.house for a special overnight stay in plain nature

Longing for some peace and quietness this year? If it’s time for you to get away from it all, plan a holiday in nature! On the platform Nature.house you can ...

21 February 2020

Easter getaway inspiration for Jersey

Jersey is a great place for a family break, only a one hour flight away from London and is bursting with options for families with kids of any age. From ...
15 February 2020

10 Fun facts about Wisconsin

Travel search platform, HolidayPirates (www.holidaypirates.com) shares the best fun facts about Wisconsin that will make you want to immediately visit the state of beer and brats. The neighbouring state of ...

12 February 2020

Female First - We Review The Strand Palace London

Not being one to demand luxury as it’s fair to say I fit easily in wherever I stay but when the opportunity presents itself and I find myself in luxurious ...
11 February 2020

Settle: Stay in a reclaimed railway carriage in Norfolk

By Leah Larwood  I’ve always been attracted to quirky dwellings so when we discovered this beautifully restored railway carriage, and not too far from where we live, we had to ...