Istanbul’s top 10 historic shopping arcades

Architecture and shopping go hand in hand at these characterful arcades, which also offer a glimpse into the city’s rich past

Southdale Center: America’s first shopping mall – a history of cities in 50 buildings

The 1,100 suburban malls inspired by Southdale may be the epitome of car-bound consumerism – but this first fully enclosed, climate-controlled shopping centre was dreamt up by a socialist, pro-pedestrian Jewish refugee

The UK’s cheapest and most expensive city-break destinations

Compare the costs of a break in different UK cities, including the price of a hotel, dinner for two and a round of cocktails

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/aug/19/uk-cheapest-and-most-expensive-city-break

Welcome to the world of travel

Firstly, the musician and maker of Reggae Reggae sauce, Levi Roots, lists the best experiences in his homeland,

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/aug/09/levi-roots-jamaica-the-way-i-see-it

Secondly the Finnish Aland Islands are a lovely destination during the White Nights of summer

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/aug/09/finland-family-breaks-aland-islands

Thirdly, France’s secret riviera near Narbonne.

http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/aug/09/south-france-narbonne-coast-holiday-guide