Scuba diving trips around the world: tips

The Maldives and the Barrier Reef are famous scuba spots, but here are some less obvious places for wrecks, weird fish and top diving companies

50 great summer holiday activities for families in the UK

A host of special events and outdoor fun for kids, from open-air cinema and live music to coming face to face with dinosaurs and aliens

Going underground: London’s new Postal Museum and subterranean mail train

The museum reflects the vital role Mail Rail played in the distribution of the country’s post with an underground train ride and exhibitions

Moreish crunch, smoky tang: red peppers of Italy’s far south

Beautiful, remote Basilicata has a culinary lineage reaching back into antiquity based on unique, local fare. Among its delights are cruschi – sun-dried red peppers

Glamping in central France: a rural retreat that’s packed with creature comforts

Unwind on a rustic farm trip that’s light on the rough and tumble of camping but heavy on cool accommodation – and fabulous views