Instagram journey through Guatemala

Lake views, colonial architecture and colourful street vendors of this Central American traveller’s favourite

Winter palace: Sweden’s Icehotel opens its doors – in pictures

Founded in 1989, the Icehotel in Swedish Lapland is built from the snow up each year, using ice from the local river. The rooms are designed by international artists and this year feature spacemen and an ice queen

Ho ho ho: photos on the theme of merry

Here they are

How to take amazing summer travel photos – by the experts

Six Instagrammers pick their favourite summer photos and give their tips on capturing holiday moments at the beach, in town, on the road and watching the sun set

The city Le Corbusier built: inside Chandigarh – in pictures

In 1950, India’s prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru invited the architect Le Corbusier to design a modernist city that broke with the country’s colonial past. Shaun Fynn explored the world heritage site

Best photos of the day: juvenile chimps and snazzy racegoers

Photo highlights from around the world, including Cherry blossom time and balloons over the Channel

Dive into the twilight zone off Easter Island reveals new species

A diving expedition off Easter Island (or Rapa Nui) in the Pacific pushes the boundaries of both technology and the human body to reveal a world of unique species just waiting to be discovered