Mail Rail delivers an underground history lesson at London’s new Postal Museum

A subterranean railway once whizzed four million letters a day across London. The public were oblivious to it but will soon be able to ride it, as it forms the centrepiece of the new Postal Museum

Cousteau country: scuba diving in Papua New Guinea

With a new film about Jacques Cousteau to be released, the Walindi Plantation Resort, the dive centre and institute he inspired, is still the first word in marine conservation

Take the kids to … Kynren, County Durham

A cast of 1,500 reenacts 2,000 years of history in just 90 minutes in a show of Olympic-opening-ceremony proportions dubbed ‘an epic tale of England’

Bank on summer fun at Paris’s Rives de Seine park

Copying the Rive Gauche’s riverside playground, a new flower-filled leisure area has opened on the north bank. Perfect for a balade and a verre de vin