Put yourself on the page

Step back from the pages of some of your favourite literary classics and explore the settings that inspired them for yourself.

All the world’s a stage

Here, we’ve handpicked some of the most unique and of course dramatic theatre settings across the globe.

Italy away from the crowds: introducing Friuli Venezia Giulia

From ancient UNESCO sites to stunning mountain ranges and lagoon beaches, this little-visited region has it all.

A musical tour of Latin America

Huw Hennessy shares some of his favourite tracks from across the Americas.

12 of the best ruins in England

From castles and abbeys to Roman ruins and RAF bases, England is rich in ruins.

A musical tour of Africa

Philip Briggs shares some of his favourite tracks from across the continent

The amusing, creepy or just plain weird: a tour of Bratislava’s statues

Bratislava is a city filled with fountains and statues – some poetic, some quirky, some reverential

Five reasons to visit Gabon

Fancy a trip to paradise? Here are five reasons why little-visited Gabon should be next on your travel list

Best monasteries in Ladakh

From towering Maitreya Buddhas to beautiful medieval frescoes, Ladakh’s abundance of monasteries boast plenty of hidden treasures

Five reasons to visit Ladakh and Zanskar

From trekking through dramatic mountain scenery to tracking the elusive ‘Ghost of the Himalaya’, Ladakh and Zanskar boast plenty of travel highlights.