Five reasons to visit Taiwan

From ornate temples to tranquil islands, Taiwan boasts both cultural and natural treasures.

Better than blossoms: Japan’s Kuroshima Cow Festival

Arm-wrestling cats, defecating cattle and the chance to win your very own cow – Jo Davey takes the bull by the horns at this quintessentially Japanese bovine festival.

Festival fun in Flanders

From cat processions to medieval re-enactments, Flanders has one of Europe’s most colourful events calendars.

Traditional festivals in Ghana

Planning a trip to Ghana? Make sure your visit coincides with one of the country’s vibrant festivals. 

Art, music and culture in Malawi

Come and explore the incredible arts, music and culture on display throughout Malawi.

Beehive Fireworks Festival

Fireworks and firecrackers are part of the Taiwan soundtrack, but the citizens of Yanshui take things to an extreme.

Exploring Taiwan’s indigenous communities

Taiwan’s indigenous villages offer unique experiences different from the rest of the country.

Rennington Scarecrow Festival

Gemma Hall finds out more about this fun bank holiday festival.

Orthodoxy and Greek Easter

Easter is one of the biggest celebrations in the calendar of the Greek Orthodox Church.

A wander through Truro

Take in the sights of Truro on this cathedral city walk.

Festa

Juliet Rix discusses the iconic festa – the high point of the Maltese community year.

The Lost Kingdom of Navarre

Once a proud European kingdom and a former haunt of Hemingway, Navarre still has plenty to offer curious visitors.

Hopping mad – Luxembourg’s Dancing Procession

You take a step to the left… and then a step to the riight. 

Five reasons to visit Tibet

Tibet is a land of extremes, embracing the wildest rivers, the deepest gorges and the highest peaks on earth.

From Swaziland to eSwatini

April 2018 saw Mswati III announce that Swaziland – the name given to the country by the British – would be no more.