The Travel Writer’s Bookshelf: books with otherworldly settings

Travel-writing trainer Jonathan Lorie recommends the titles on his bookshelf which transport readers to unfamiliar lands, and advises how the aspiring travel writer can do the same.

A self-drive tour of the Faroes

Discover the best way to see these islands while driving yourself

Hike Grenada: Five great walks on the island

Usually eclipsed by spices and beaches, Grenada’s hiking trails are scenic and rewarding.

The heroic smugglers of the Atlantic Pyrenees

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

Welcome to Neverland: Scotland’s most exciting family day out

Enter the world of Peter Pan at the National Centre for Children’s Literature and Storytelling.

The best national parks in Zambia

Visitors are spoilt for choice when it comes to game viewing in Zambia.

Wonderful west Sweden: a self-drive holiday along the Bohuslän coast

Stretching from Gothenburg to the Norwegian border, the west coast is one of Sweden’s most enchanting destinations.

A case of the Cotswolds’ timeless charm: 48 hours in Malmesbury

A few days enjoyed in this Wiltshire town will leave you feeling that you’d like to spend longer.

A force of nature: exploring Reykjavík’s natural attractions

The Icelandic capital is unique when compared with most European cities in that it’s completely surrounded by real wilderness.

Art reopens: a post-lockdown culture trip to Scotland’s National Gallery

Despite the masks and social distancing, it still felt like a day out at the museum.