World-schooling, edventuring, life-learning, whatever you call it, more parents are doing it – if the proliferation of blogs and books by families on round-the-world trips is anything to go by. To our...

Tallinn, Estonia With its Gothic spires and conical snowy roofs, cosy beer halls and vintage-look bars, Tallinn is one of the ultimate winter cities. After strolling the old town, seeing the atmospheric...

This lifestyle blog is not aimed at tourists, but that is what makes it all the more interesting for savvy travellers who want to get on the inside track on their destination. It’s particularly useful...

The world’s largest island nation, Indonesia comprises about 17,000 islands sprawling over almost two million square kilometres either side of the equator. It includes half of the world’s second-largest...

“I am going to take you to my friend’s studio. It’s quite unusual. I think you’ll like it,“ says Ewa, my unofficial guide to Kraków, in one of the biggest understatements...

The US State Department has issued a worldwide travel warning to US citizens lasting throughout the month of August, exhorting travellers to be on alert for possible terrorist attacks on public transport...

Have you had a life-altering travel experience? Where did you go and what made it special? Share your adventure in the comments to inspire others. In 2003, when I was 20 and studying abroad in Italy, I...

In the last eight years, I have, almost literally, eaten my way around Britain for the Guardian’s Travel section. I have written around 80 instalments of its best budget eats series which, including...

Between the Sunset and the Sea: A View of 16 British Mountains Breaking free of the macho narrative found in most books about mountain climbing, journalist and editor of Trail magazine Simon Ingram takes...

GREECE Winning tip: The Good Life, Syros Picture a Cycladic island that no one seems to know. It’s easy to get to, easy to explore, with sandy sheltered beaches almost empty in summer. The restaurants...