How La Grave is aiming to head off the big resort firms

Off-piste skiing paradise La Grave in the French Alps has raised more than €60,000 through crowdfunding to try and fight off developers

Planet Earth II: the most amazing places, chosen by producers

David Attenborough’s Planet Earth II is already thrilling viewers with its amazing photography. We asked the show’s producers for their most memorable places, and suggest ways of seeing the wonders for yourself – though travelling to truly remote spots does not make for a budget trip

Travel 2016 – Tip 5 – Roussillon – France

Todays’s tip is actually two in one and relates to two separate villages in The Luberon. The first tip is the view from the roadside of the village of Gordes when you are driving into the village from Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. Gordes is on a steep hill. The stone houses are a light-honey colour and cling toContinue reading “Travel 2016 – Tip 5 – Roussillon – France”

Laos town known for drunkenness and tourist deaths cleans up its act

The town of Vang Vieng in Laos was once synonymous with backpacker excess, but now offers adventure activities that make the most of its stunning location

Traveller’s Choice – Best of 2013 and 2014

For the best hotels, beaches, destinations, restaurants, rising destinations, bed & breakfast, islands, attractions, and all-inclusive resorts as voted by fellow travellers, please read the following: