You'll go home as fit as you are full.
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.
It's centrally located, a great place to hang out and good value.
A pilgrimage to a remote ancestral village turns into an adventure and a privilege.
From Moscow’s metro to India’s ambassador taxis, a guide to the joys of going public around the globe.
A marvel of 17th-century construction now provides a delightful watery path for cyclists to follow.
Roger Federer does his country proud by never being a mouthy show-off despite having just about every right to be.
A tour that offers plenty of independent time keeps travellers engaged and observant.
Travelling in Italy is like learning English: there are rules but many exceptions.
If you're not fussed where you sit, can travel light and carry some extra snacks then this low-cost carrier now provides a very competitively priced option.
It's the world's largest island (that isn't also a continent) and the least-populated country on Earth.
I shake the stump of a local man who has lost his forearm, and enter a courtyard packed with American armaments.
With attentive staff, generous meals, an impressive spa and comfy, affordable rooms.
Ho Chi Minh City is Vietnam's most populous and one of south-east Asia's fastest-growing cities.
The problem with zipping from country to country, city to city, by plane is that you miss a whole lot in between.
From great food, beaches and world heritage to fine tailoring, ceramics and a peaceful vibe.