Away from Thailand’s popular island destinations, inland, amid exotic fauna and flora, there are unspoiled villages where visitors can stay with local people. Julian Worker has written a number of travel books including Travels through History : France Travels through History – The Balkans: Journeys in the former Yugoslavia Travels through History – Northern IrelandContinue reading “Jungle tales: village-based tourism in Thailand”
Tag Archives: Off the beaten track
10 top tips from London
Ditching the usual tourist suspects, go on a tour of lesser known clubs, bars, venues and restaurants around London
Highlights of Yucatán
Uncrowded ruins, an underwater sculpture park, hidden cenotes and authentic places to eat in popular spots are among the Mexican secrets shared by people.
Highlights of Chile: travel tips
Explore the Andes on foot, take a campervan road trip, get close to volcanoes – some made of chocolate – or sample pisco sour in Santiago, and beyond.
10 amazing landscapes in Chile – that you’ve probably never heard of
Chile has a wealth of beautiful landscapes beyond the iconic regions of Patagonia and Atacama.
Racing through water and on ice – in pictures
Recently there were two events which involved racing in and on two of water’s three states. In Windsor, Canada 1,000 of the world’s best swimmers competed at the 2016 FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) whilst Heerenveen in the Netherlands played host to the fourth event in the ISU Speed Skating World Cup. We bring youContinue reading “Racing through water and on ice – in pictures”
Lesser-known ski resorts: readers’ tips
Readers recommend smaller ski resorts, where you don’t have to rob a Swiss bank to afford a lift pass or slalom through a crowd to get to the bar
Beyond the blarney: the best hidden gems in Ireland
Blarney Castle, the Cliffs of Moher and the Guinness brewery are on just about everyone’s list … so to celebrate St Patrick’s Day, here are some of the less-obvious outdoor attractions across Ireland
Top 10 alternative city breaks in Europe: readers’ travel tips
10 further suggestions about alternative city breaks provided by readers of The Guardian
Off the beaten path in Zaragoza, Burgos, and Murcia
Zaragoza lies in a desert valley beneath the foothills of the Pyrenees, 90 minutes north-east of Madrid and three hours west of Barcelona. http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/may/24/holiday-guide-to-zaragoza-spain There are new boutique hotels and a stunning museum in the ancient city of Burgos http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/may/24/holiday-guide-to-burgos-spain There’s a buzzing contemporary art scene and probably Spain’s best tapas in the sunny cityContinue reading “Off the beaten path in Zaragoza, Burgos, and Murcia”