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The heart and soul of Umbria: welcome to Perugia

Balanced on a commanding hill high over the Tiber valley, Perugia adroitly juggles several roles: that of an ancient hill town, a magnificent città d’arte, a university centre and a slick cosmopolitan city. It is a fascinating place and a fitting capital for Umbria. Splendid monuments from the Etruscan era to the Late Renaissance stand cheek to…

Pug life: Food hall for dogs to open in Bournemouth

Bournemouth’s once-famous Bobby & Co department store is set to reopen at the end of July, with Verve Properties, an ethical property company, working to give the building a new leash of life. The first phase of the pupgrade project will see the opening of DROOL, the world’s first food hall devoted entirely to dogs.…

Travel publishing without travel: how we’ve adapted to Covid-19

Over the last 15 months we've taken the opportunity to commission a raft of books that we might not usually have been able to prioritise.

Authors’ tips: England’s best picnic spots

From ancient woodlands and crumbling ruins to mighty waterfalls and glistening sandy beaches.

The best places to see whales in Britain

Once you’ve seen your first whale, you will want to see another… and another.

An island idyll: welcome to Berneray, Outer Hebrides

A short trip to this Hebridean island will leave you feeling that you'd like to stay longer.

From history to hills: 48 hours in Macclesfield, Cheshire

With Georgian terraces, surviving mills and far-reaching views out to the hills, there’s plenty for visitors to see and do in Macclesfield.

In photos: the best of Central Asia

Exploring one of our favourite regions with our Photographer of the Month, Cynthia Bil.

Wild days out in Britain

From wildlife spectacles and diving excursions to wild camps and mountain hikes – where will your adventure take you?

The island of ancient mystery: welcome to Samothráki

Spectacular Samothráki ticks all the boxes for those seeking a classic Greek getaway with twist.

Never stop wining: the best of England’s vineyards

These are some of the more unlikely locations for vineyards in England… hicc!

Waterway wandering: England’s prettiest canal walks

Take it slow and savour these pockets of tranquility.

Bloodthirsty bandits in Brazil

"The gunman gets into my car. He’s in the passenger seat now. The barrel is pressed against my temple. This is it."

9 of the best young wildlife photographers

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words. Nowhere is that more true than in our social-media world.

Ancient relics: a selection of Africa’s most remarkable ruins

How many have you visited?

Lifting the lockdown lid: rediscovering Italy’s finest attractions

As the country opens its door to tourists, we take a look at some of Italy’s lesser-known wonders.

Seeking isolation in Iceland

"Now is the time to see Iceland in a new light – without the tourists."

Introducing the Alpe-Adria Trail: Europe’s hottest new hiking route

Don those hiking boots and explore some of Europe’s most spectacular scenery.

Life through the lens: Travel Photographer of the Year 2020

"Travel photography in a global pandemic has been challenging to say the least, but travel photographers are a resourceful breed."

The quirkier the better: England’s most eccentric museums

From a lawnmower shrine to walls lined with cuckoo clocks – and everything in between.

A bike ride in my home county: the York Solar System Route

Beautiful rural views, the perfect café pitstop en route and a journey through space and time – the York Solar System cycle route is the ideal weekend family trail.

Bottoms up: Yukon’s sourtoe cocktail

Anyone fancy a glass of Yukon Jack whiskey garnished with a genuine, severed human toe?

Beach beauty: exploring the Alentejo coast

The Portuguese are wise; they keep the best for themselves.

Nature notes: summer wildlife breaks in Wales

From red squirrels and rare wildflowers to seabirds and spider crabs, this country abounds with wildlife delights.

A world of roças: historic plantations on São Tomé & Príncipe

From coffee to cocoa, these estates provide a fascinating insight into the islands' past and present.

Welcome to the Bath of the Midlands: 48 hours in Buxton

Nestled in the heart of the Peak District, this handsome spa town is sure to be a hit with visitors.

In photos: the Maasai & East Africa

How the Maasai, wildlife and tourism co-exist together on the plains of East Africa.

The best places to see puffins in Britain

These endearing creatures are everyone's favourite North Atlantic bird.

Far from the madding crowds: places to explore in the Basque Country and Navarre

Beautiful Basque ticks all the boxes for those seeking sunny wide-open spaces with less footfall (which, lets face it, is most of us right now).

The Cook’s Place: an interview with Gilly Robinson

How this new cookery school is putting Malton on the map.

Splashing about: Malta and Gozo’s top swimming spots

There are some wonderful places to swim and sunbathe in Malta and Gozo.

Species in the Spotlight: nature’s hardiest bird

You think your life is hard? Try swapping places with the emperor penguin.

The Wilderness Cookbook: berry blast pancakes

These fruity treats make the perfect brunch after wild camping alongside one of Britain's waterways.

Picture-perfect: the prettiest towns in the Peloponnese

From little coastal fishing ports to high mountain settlements, the Peloponnese has it all.

Fabulously frenzied: welcome to Fez

Morocco's cultural capital is utterly enchanting.

Visions of hope: how Hurricane Maria shaped Dominica’s cultural landscape

The hurricane's devastating presence can still be felt in the island's flourishing art scene.

Saints alive: the best of Georgia’s monasteries

From delicately built churches to cave-city complexes.

Holy sights, natural wonders and history aplenty: what not to miss in Israel

Israel may be small, but it is a veritable treasure trove of wonders.

From wrecks to reefs: the world’s best dive sites

From crystal-clear lagoons in Southeast Asia to cavernous cenotes in Central America.

Worldly Appetites: Feast Box’s vegan tagine recipe

A delicious vegan take on a traditional Moroccan tagine with roasted cauliflower and chickpeas.

Escape to the country: our favourite market towns in England

Take it slow in some of the country's best rural villages and market towns.

Authors’ tips: the best places to see spring flowers in England

From woodlands cloaked in bluebells to valleys packed with daffodils.