10 of the best places to stay in Marrakech

These riads, hostels and hotels not only offer roof-terrace views of the medina and calm courtyards to escape the heat, they are also excellent value given Marrakech’s enduring popularity

20 of the best new UK hotels and hostels for 2018

From rustic hostels to chic city-centre boltholes, we pick the best newly opened hotels and hostels around the UK, plus several that are set to start welcoming guests this year

How accommodating! Hostelworld reveals its best budget stays with the 2018 ‘Hoscars’

The world’s best hostels get their moment in the spotlight with the booking site’s annual awards. This year honours go to Madrid, St Petersburg and Galway.

Julian Worker has written a number of travel books including

Travels through History : France

Travels through History – The Balkans: Journeys in the former Yugoslavia

Travels through History – Northern Ireland and Scotland