From the remote hill tribes of the Western Ghats to the Kathakali dancers of Cochin, take a glimpse at the unique lifestyles of the people of Kerala.
Whether I’m dreaming of a sparkling white winter wonderland or yearning for some outdoor adventure in the sunshine, memories of springtime in Canada keep calling me back to this magnificent country. Snowshoeing, whale watching, kayaking, maple syrup and craft beers,...
With Christmas and New Year come and gone, January is the month when many people’s thoughts turn to travel and the year ahead. Whether we’re planning a traditional holiday in the sunshine or dreaming of a more off the beaten track adventure, this is the time when our...
All you need to know about an island hopping adventure with Tao Philippines and how they are supporting local communities around the Palawan Islands.
When to go, where to go, what to eat and drink, and how to avoid scams, here’s all you need to know before you go to India.
As I climb the stairs of Kabile Manor, I wonder how this grand building must once have looked. Today, the brickwork of the facade is slowly crumbling, and mere scraps of paint cling to the front door. Panes of glass are missing from the windows. As I gaze upward, I...
From applying for a China travel visa to how to get around, here are mine and my fellow travel bloggers tips for first-time visitors to China.
Mighty mountain ranges rising out of the mists, a spicy local cuisine that’s out of this world and smiling faces wherever I turned, a week exploring Hunan province proved a wonderful introduction to China, the land where my father was born.
Millions of years ago Vulkanland in Styria, southern Austria was moulded by powerful, volcanic events. Today, it is a tranquil Arcadia where you're more likely to find wine or even chocolate flowing (as opposed to lava) amongst the rolling hillsides and dense forests....
A self-guided walking tour of Old Town Graz leading you around the top 20 things to see and do in this beautifully preserved historic city in Austria.
A guide to traditional and modern Japanese cuisine, from matcha ice cream to Japanese curry, eel’s liver soup to the deadly poisonous pufferfish.
The first time I visited Japan, one of the many things I was looking forward to was the food. Local cuisine always plays a big part in my travels. I had heard a great many good things about food in Japan so I arrived with high expectations.
Seven not-to-be-missed landmarks in China, selected from the vast array of unforgettable sights across this vast historic country.
Top tips for getting the most out of travelling alone, including how to save money, stay safe and not feel lonely plus some great solo holidays to inspire you.
As I pass one picturesque wooden chalet after another, each one overflowing with red geraniums, I feel as if I’ve been transported into the pages of a fairy-tale picture book. Alpbach is said to be the prettiest village in Austria but, as I discovered on a recent trip...
Jade and Kev from Two Tall Travellers share their guide to vegan and vegetarian restaurants in Beijing.
A guide to the best Mallorca hotels from great value apartments to the ultimate in luxury on this picturesque Spanish island in the Mediterranean.
Lotte Duncan, from the BBC Good Food Show, discovers the Amalfi coast and a deliciously simple pasta dish, Amalfi lemon spaghetti.
Whether your planning a staycation or booking a last-minute holiday abroad, here are my money-saving tips for finding the best travel deals from over 30 years in the travel industry.
Are you planning any picnics this summer? I love getting out into the countryside, especially in the South Downs National Park, which is just a 20-minute drive from where I live. I love it so much that I now offer guided walks there. I’ve spent quite a bit of time...