Cycle, climb, run and relax … at Sheffield’s festival of outdoor activities

A celebration of all things active, the Outdoor City Weekender highlights the Steel City’s appeal to sport fans and its potential as a gateway to the great outdoors

Walking with dinosaurs: fossil hunting on the North Yorkshire coast

This dramatic coastline is fertile ground for fossil hunters, with 160-million-year-old ammonites (and dinosaur footprints) common on the seashore.

‘It’s soulful … and the friendliest city in India’: Fiona Caulfield’s Kolkata

‘Strangers will invite you for a chai just to talk and exchange ideas.’ The guidebook writer says the West Bengal capital is very different from its City of Joy image

The UK’s first coast-to-coast canoe route

A new coast-to-coast canoeing route from Liverpool to the Humber offers a fresh way to see northern England, including this scenic stretch taking in a chunk of our industrial heritage

Alluring Los Angeles

Los Angeles is a city where glamour and style are timeless. Here are 10 locations that still exude old-school allure.

Top 10 national and state parks in Hawaii

Here is an article providing the top 10 national and state parks in Hawaii http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/aug/15/top-10-national-state-parks-hawaii