Excerpt from the book Travels through History : Northern Ireland and Scotland Belfast and the Causeway Coast has been rated best region in the world to visit in 2018 by Lonely Planet. In September 2017, Scotland was voted the most beautiful country in the world by a respected travel company, Rough Guides. Before the book, the Da Vinci Code,Continue reading “Rosslyn Chapel”
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Green and gold: great city parks around the world
There’s a lot more to do in the world’s best parks than feed the ducks.
Idyllic tropical islands
White sand, turtles, coral and rainforest-shrouded hills … our tipsters have sailed to far-flung archipelagos from Panama to the South China Sea
Five fantastic mind, body and soul festivals for 2018
Relax, restore and reset yourself at these festivals that feature yoga classes, spa treatments, healthy food, live music – and, yes, occasionally, a little alcohol Julian Worker has written a number of travel books including Travels through History : France Travels through History – The Balkans: Journeys in the former Yugoslavia Travels through History –Continue reading “Five fantastic mind, body and soul festivals for 2018”
The best yoga, mindfulness and fitness breaks for 2018
Free your mind and body with this pick of inspiring yoga trips, meditation breaks and fitness holidays in the UK and around the world. Julian Worker has written a number of travel books including Travels through History : France Travels through History – The Balkans: Journeys in the former Yugoslavia Travels through History – NorthernContinue reading “The best yoga, mindfulness and fitness breaks for 2018”
You can’t see the Empire State Building from the top’: readers on overrated tourist sights
With a new zoo in China leaving visitors underwhelmed, here are other tourist attractions people have found a letdown
Nice ice: A traditional take on Malaysia’s favourite dessert
Melaka’s version of Malaysia’s famous cendol dessert is an exotic combination of palm sugar syrup, jelly-like noodles, coconut milk, beans and shaved ice
Fossils of previously unknown early human relative go on display in South Africa
Astonishing remains of ‘almost human’ Homo naledi discovered in a cave system near Johannesburg are on display for a month from 25th May.
Extract from – Ten Traveller’s Tales Head along Wale Street away from the city centre and in five minutes you will enter the Bo Kaap district, located on the slopes of Signal Hill, with Table Mountain looming nearby. The residents of this inner city area with its brightly painted houses invariably being picked out byContinue reading “Bo Kaap”
Shiver me timbers! Astounding wooden architecture – in pictures
From a chunky Russian dacha to Renzo Piano’s evocative turrets in the South Pacific, these inventive buildings celebrate the oldest and most malleable of construction materials. Here are a few of the finest specimens from a new book.