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

10 of the best new summer activity holidays in the Alps

From ziplines in Switzerland to walking holidays in Italy and France, plus mountain bike breaks and an outdoor festival, the Alps are worth a ‘peak’ this summer

Visiting Rio in 2016

If you thought you’d seen all there was to see of the “Marvellous City” during the 2014 Brazil World Cup, think again. Rio’s stunning natural landscape should make this the most photogenic Olympics ever. The rowing will be held on the Lagoa, a natural lake ringed by imposing black mountains; the road cycling will speedContinue reading “Visiting Rio in 2016”

Top 25 summer festivals for music and arts lovers, foodies and families

The following festival finder link spotlights 25 music, culture, food and family events around the UK (and Europe) where the location is as important as the headline acts. http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2014/apr/11/summer-festivals-uk-europe-music-family