‘You could say I’m reluctantly retired from writing books’: travel writer Dervla Murphy

In a rare interview, the much-loved author of Full Tilt and Through Siberia by Accident, now 86, looks back on more than 50 years of pioneering, intrepid travel

10 of the most inspiring adventures of 2016

From hand-cycling through Patagonia to retracing a Viking expedition, the writer and polar traveller Kari Herbert picks the year’s top journeys ‘with heart and soul’

Porto’s francesinha sandwich is a gut buster

Don’t be thrown by the dainty name and French origins, the ‘little Frenchie’ is a Porto institution – a doorstep layered with pork, smoked sausage, bacon, beefsteak and topped with a fried egg and cheese