The Africa Collection 2021

We take a look at how the world of luxury travel is adapting to world events and explore the trends we’ll be seeing more of in the years to come.

Family travel: Make it Majorca

Can you really relax on an escape to Majorca with baby? With the grandparents in tow and a luxurious villa, it’s a doddle

Rooms: Puglia

Skip the hotel, and try these alternative spots around the Italian port city of Bari

Hot topic: Airbnb vs Zweckentfremdungsverbot

One of the leading lights of the sharing economy, Airbnb is a great idea that has become part of the everyday fabric of travel. But with 'Zweckentfremdungsverbot', is it running into trouble with the authorities in Berlin, Iceland and New York?

Top 5: French ski chalets

During the bargain-heavy end-of-season, you needn't be a Russian oligarch to pick up a chic chalet

Ask the experts: Budget accommodation

Our panel give advice on budget accommodation for gap-year travellers

Rooms under £100: Leipzig

Leipzig has earned itself the tag 'new Berlin' with a host of creative start-ups and cheap, fun hotels

Rooms under £100: Montevideo

The Uruguayan capital, Montevideo, is a vibrant metropolis with a beguiling mix of modern and historic architecture. Explore its rich cultural life from these budget hotels

Rooms under £100: Verona

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the home of Romeo and Juliet and world-famous opera — let Verona seduce you

City life: Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is a city of old-school panache — of the tango, historic cafes and parrillas, not to mention 24-hour party people with an unabashed craving for the good life

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