Embracing Canada’s winter, marking the Buddhist new year, celebrating the return of migratory whales to South Africa’s shores… these are just some of the events venerated in festivals around the globe. We share our pick of the world’s best festivals to include in your travels.
When Kathy and Van started planning their trip to Japan, they asked for something very specific: a deep dive into the country’s pottery tradition. Specialist Tesia crafted an itinerary that included a visit with an 11th-generation master potter.
From hiking in the Canadian Rockies to a Kenya safari during the Great Migration, here are ten trip suggestions inspired by New Year’s resolutions. We can help you get outside more, refocus on your mental and physical health, or learn a new language.
If you could travel anywhere for one day, where would it be? What would you do? Our specialists describe their ideal 24 hours everywhere from Japan to Italy, sharing ideas for how to get at the soul of a place.
A popular street food across Asia and, increasingly, the rest of the world, gyoza are pan-fried dumplings typically filled with ground pork, ginger, garlic and spring onion, among other ingredients. Here, Japan specialist Rory shares his take on the dish.
Create travel-inspired dishes in your own kitchen, see South Africa’s lion and wild dog on a ‘sofa safari’ and explore the world’s largest cave by drone. We highlight ways to keep the excitement of travel alive from the comfort of your home.
New year, new horizons: which travel trends of 2020 most speak to you? We sum up the travel themes that are set to be talking points over the coming year, from cruising to slow travel, and suggest destinations to match.
Eco-conscious Costa Rica and Bhutan, Iceland’s line-up of one-off experiences, places on the brink of mass discovery such as Puglia and South Korea… we share our pick of destinations worth visiting in 2020, and what you can do there.
To mark the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, we’ve suggested space-themed experiences for your travels. Cosmic art installations in Tokyo and Soviet homages to the Space Race are among the experiences that made the cut.
You don’t need to visit a battlefield, museum or palace to see where history happened. For a more intimate look, you can tour conservation labs in Egypt, explore the Bourbon tunnels under Naples or discover the 16th-century history of Nagasaki.