From air pollution to Trump and wildlife extinction, we look at the major environmental issues for the year ahead
Bored between Christmas and New Year? There’s no need to be with this selection of family-focused events, performances, tours and walks
The global rental giant is rolling out tours and learning experiences run by ‘micro entrepreneurs’ in 12 cities worldwide. How will our writer fare on a hippy pottery course in Los Angeles?
Some of Scotland’s biggest gigs happen well away from Glasgow and Edinburgh, in communities as far flung as Stornoway and Ullapool, places for which there is no alternative but to take the scenic route
It’s hard to say how this contest began or when – some people say it’s proof that King Arthur was from the Scottish Borders region; others believe that the contest only dates from the 1600s when women were thrown into lakes to determine whether they were witches. The LadyContinue reading “The Lady of the Lake Contest – Crummock Water”
Some of the UK’s smaller airports were voted best in the Which? annual passenger survey, while larger airports continue to let down consumers. Click here for the winners. Bank holidays are the UK equivalent of statutory holidays in the Americas – for some good ideas about bank holiday days out click here.
The Edinburgh Fringe Festival kicks off this week. In between all the comedy, cabaret and theatre, there’s plenty to keep you entertained: http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/jul/31/fringe-benefits-edinburgh-festival-season-city-guide
A guide to 10 summer activities that are perfect for families in New York City http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/jun/21/top-10-family-friendly-new-york-activities
In a similar spirit to my books, 40 Humourous British Traditions, and, Sports the Olympics Forgot, here are ten silly ways to become a world champion http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/apr/15/top-10-daftest-ways-to-become-a-world-champion
An interactive guide to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia between 7-23 February, 2014 http://www.theguardian.com/sport/interactive/2014/jan/27/winter-olympics-sochi-venues-guide-interactive