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Photography at the end of the world: Nicole Smoot

Our Photographer of the Month has captured outstanding images across the Middle East and Africa.

10 wheelchair-friendly staycations in the UK

The UK offers some wonderful accessible accommodation options.

Explore Croatia’s ‘intangible heritage’ with Google

More than 2,000 cultural institutions from 80 countries are participating in the Google Arts and Culture project.

The heroic smugglers of the Atlantic Pyrenees

The proprietor of The Pyrenean Experience shares the story of the much-loved Basque bordermen.

Not a tourist in sight: exploring Portugal’s Alentejo

Photographer Laurent Nilles makes the most of the chance to travel from Luxembourg to Portugal.

Operation Staycation: World-beating British beaches

I see your Seychelles and I raise you the Hebrides.

St Helena: The Authors’ take

Prospero would have felt at home on St Helena. So, too, would Macbeth’s witches three, for this tiny vestige of the British Empire has all...

Malta reopens to British travellers

“Oh, to be in Malta right now!” says Juliet Rix, author of the Bradt Guide to Malta and Gozo. She and I were both due...

Río Coco, Nicaragua, designated as first UNESCO Geopark in Central America

The Río Coco Geopark, in Nicaragua, has become the first UNESCO Geopark in Central America, and only the eighth in Latin America. The Nicaraguan Geopark,...

Once more with feeling: Kazakhstan

Lately I’ve been magically transporting myself back to my favourite countries.