Travel

10 June 2020

Sun, Sea And Sanitisation – How Will Our Holidays Look in the Future?

Several weeks ago, the idea of even stepping outside your local area felt like a fantasy. But slowly, as lockdown restrictions ease, the situation seems to be changing, and there's ...

9 June 2020

See the Breathtaking Winning Photos From the Sony World Photography Awards

From a heavily trafficked pangolin roaming in its natural habitat to traditional Japanese Torii gates that seemingly 'float' on water, the winners of this year's Sony World Photography Awards have ...

8 June 2020

World Oceans Day: Make Positive Plans to Explore Our Waters

Moved by the moon and animated by solar heat, five vast bodies of water ebb and flow around earth, constantly moving, evolving and fuelling scientific thought. But the unfathomable abyss ...

5 June 2020

World Environment Day: 5 of the Most Biodiverse Regions – And the Animals You’Ll Find There

Biodiversity can be a tricky beast to pin down. Depending on which source you look at, there are 17 'megadiverse countries', 36 'biodiversity hotspots', and 200 'ecoregions'. Assessment criteria vary, ...

3 June 2020

5 Fabulous Holidays Inspired By Our Favourite Wines

In the absence of international travel, we've had to search farther and wider to find connections with other parts of the world. During the past three months, sales of wines ...

2 June 2020

Japan’S Theme Parks Have Re-Opened – But You Can’T Scream on the Roller Coasters

In Japanese theme parks, no one can hear you scream. That's the idea anyway, after a group of operators released new coronavirus guidelines for park visitors, following the government's lifting ...

2 June 2020

Here’S How the World’S Holiday Hotspots Are Hoping to Lure Back Tourists

As the global tourism industry attempts to right itself after the devastation of Covid-19, a number of countries and regions are adopting innovative measures to tempt tourists back to their ...

28 May 2020

Quiz: Do You Know where These Famous Palaces Are?

From medieval fortresses to modern manor houses, down the centuries the world's rulers have treated themselves to residences that are nearly as affluent as they are unnecessary. Most palaces have ...

26 May 2020

The Airbnb where Matt Damon Isolated During Lockdown in Ireland Will Be Available Soon

When the world entered lockdown, millions of people across the globe were caught high and dry. From backpackers on round-the-world trips to hotel hopping businessmen, it was a common if ...

22 May 2020

7 World-Famous Tourist Attractions That Are Reopening

The world is emerging from lockdown in stages, and these celebrated tourist sites are among the first wave. You might not be able to fly to visit them just yet, ...

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…. ...