The best of Washington state and Oregon

The Pacific Northwest is known for its great outdoors – lakes, mountain trails, wild shores. But our readers also have tips for the region’s eminently livable towns and cities

The wild beaches and islands of Western Australia’s Coral Coast

Natural wonders are as elemental and ancient as they get on the Coral Coast, north of Perth. And charter flights and indigenous guides are helping to open up its islands, peninsulas and lagoons

Places to visit, stay and tour in western Canada

Think western Canada and mountains and bears spring to mind. But our intrepid readers have also explored the region’s First Nation heritage and found great places to stay – one without a roof

Nassau in the Bahamas

An extract from the book Scottish Highlands, Caribbean Islands, and more Head east along Bay Street and then up Elizabeth Avenue to see Nassau’s most interesting sight. The Queen’s staircase is in a gorge that was hollowed out of the ground by 6,000 slaves using six-inch long chisels, just to provide a potential escape routeContinue reading “Nassau in the Bahamas”