They may be small in size but these quirky tiny towns are big on welcomes.
Elspeth allows a chronic compulsion to travel to rule her life. The road keeps her mind open to other ways of living and fresh ways of seeing and makes her take risks. To quote her hero, writer and activist Gloria Steinem, “more reliably than anything else on earth, the road will force you to live in the present”. Writing about travel feels as instinctive as that innate desire to be on the move.
Cake, schnapps, snow and scenery - there's no better way to hike the Swiss Alps.
Locals would like you to join them in these much-loved spaces.
A wild river ride leaves even the most hesitant passengers calling for more.
The George in Christchurch, New Zealand, is all about providing comfort and care.
Float in a national park, a marine reserve and a World Heritage site all at the same time.
A polar explorer shares her game plan for visiting the southernmost continent.
The Apple Isle is now known just as much for its whisky.
Ever wondered what it'll be like to bed down in a military jail cell in Slovenia? One word. Hedonistic.
There isn't a better way to have an active holiday with some homely comforts.
You might get some funny looks if you tell your mates you're going to Switzerland for whisky.
These hardy souls are all about embracing life's challenges, including midwinter's perpetual darkness.
Far from being the restrictive trip that she feared, a self-guided bike tour in Slovenia turned into a woman's own adventure.
Cruise through Norway's fiordic coastline aboard a working Hurtigruten ship.
This Texan stalwart is a place brimming with history, huntin' and hospitality.