As the nights shorten, our travel musings take on a tinge of the macabre. Here, our specialists interpret what it means for a place to be forgotten. They explain why a particular place speaks to them — and why you should visit.
An Outlander-themed tour of Scotland lets fans visit the Fraser grave marker at Culloden Moor, walk in Bonnie Prince Charlie’s footsteps at Holyrood Palace, see the real castle that doubles as Lallybroch and touch the stone circle that inspired the series.
With shorter lines and a calendar packed with festivals, winter can be an excellent time to visit Europe. You can ring in the New Year at Hogmanay in Edinburgh, enjoy the Louvre without any crowds or celebrate Three Kings Day in Seville.