Despite a battering by a spring storm, this novice sailor gets stuck right in with the crewing of a century-old, two-masted wooden ketch on a two-day trip off the Cornish coast
Beach resorts and retreats on New Zealand’s South Island make the most of dramatic views, as well as offering a tranquil getaway. Here are 10 to suit the calm, collected – and the adventurous
And the attraction of swimming is what exactly? Here are 10 dedicated outdoor swimmers to explain.
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The Cyclades are the picture-perfect Greek islands where whitewashed villages tumble down to azure bays. Explore the famous islands such as Mykonos and Santorini and smaller islands too. http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/aug/12/greek-island-holiday-guide-the-cyclades
Firstly, the musician and maker of Reggae Reggae sauce, Levi Roots, lists the best experiences in his homeland, http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/aug/09/levi-roots-jamaica-the-way-i-see-it Secondly the Finnish Aland Islands are a lovely destination during the White Nights of summer http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/aug/09/finland-family-breaks-aland-islands Thirdly, France’s secret riviera near Narbonne. http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/aug/09/south-france-narbonne-coast-holiday-guide
In the summer thoughts turn to the beach and the seaside, so here’s a selection of Guardian reader’s seaside photos for the July competition. http://www.theguardian.com/travel/gallery/2014/aug/04/readers-travel-photograph-competition-july-beach
If you want to go surfing in the Arctic here’s the place for you: http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/jul/18/arctic-aloha-worlds-most-northerly-surf-school
Are Portugal’s Atlantic beaches the finest in Europe? http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/jul/12/-sp-portugal-alentejo-region-europe-finest-beaches