Kampot literary festival hopes to revive Cambodia’s lost art of storytelling

Atmospheric Kampot is hosting the likes of Jung Chang and Madeleine Thien as it seeks to rebuild Cambodia’s literary scene and defend its freedom of speech

Meeting the locals is a piece of cake in Gothenburg

From jogging in a nature reserve to joining in the Scandi ritual of fika, a new initiative in west Sweden gives visitors the chance to connect with the inhabitants

St Helena’s airport finally ready for touchdown

Flights to one of the most isolated islands in the world start this week, heralding a rise in tourists for the British overseas territory, whether it’s ready for them or not

Red’ Rijeka is ready to rock as European Capital of Culture 2020

Rijeka, Croatia’s third-largest city, will be European Capital of Culture in 2020. But don’t wait, this left-leaning, punk-loving city is ready to rock now – as its locals reveal …

The best new travel adventures: Lonely Planet’s tips for 2016

Lonely Planet’s New in Travel list for 2016 picks out fresh holiday ideas across the globe, including surfing, safaris, volcano visits and cultural attractions

Top 10 city running tours

Do your sightseeing on foot, and have a workout while you’re at it, in some of the world’s most attractive cities – from New York to Melbourne and Barcelona

travel photography competition: December – food

The food experiences of Guardian readers around the world are brought to life in this selection of images from St Lucia to Laos.