The coastline of Italy: Guardian readers’ travel tips

Along the coast of Italy Guardian readers sidestep the tourist traps to find expansive beaches, pristine marine reserves, the freshest seafood and stretches the locals have been trying to keep to themselves

Tain in Scotland

Excerpt from the book Scottish Highlands, Caribbean Islands, and more Next it was back down the A9 to Tain, bypassing the Glenmorangie distillery, which I would have visited if the weather hadn’t been so warm and sunny. Tain was made a royal burgh in 1066 making it the oldest in Scotland. This was largely becauseContinue reading “Tain in Scotland”

Great city walks: Aberdeen

A walk along the tree-lined river Don, past Aberdeen’s granite spires and out to the windswept coast

Barcelona – walking tours

Barcelona is full of tourist traps, but new, bespoke walking tours, operated by locals – and backed by superstar chef Ferran Adrià – offer a glimpse into the hidden life of the city

Alluring Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a city where glamour and style are timeless. Here are 10 locations that still exude old-school allure.

England’s Coastal Path takes shape

The first section of the English coastal path has been opened in the North-East – read one writer’s view here: http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/aug/24/-sp-walking-england-new-coast-path-noth-east