Mexico: Swimming with whale sharks

Bobbing up and down in the choppy water, I peered across the turbulent Caribbean Sea and gulped. Rising out of the teal water in every direction, like darkened sails on the horizon, were countless shark fins moving menacingly. The Jaws theme played through my mind. Dun dun…. Dun dun…

See how dogs were celebrated in the ancient world

We don't know exactly when dogs were domesticated. But when it happened, humans never looked back.

The world's best food destinations in 2019

Whether it’s an Italian temple of gastronomy or an Indian veggie paradise, some places seem to have good food woven into their DNA. From Mendoza to Mysore and Bologna to Beirut, we pick out some of the best destinations for food lovers

How to make it: Rick Stein's fish tacos recipe

These Ensenada-style tacos, filled with crispy, battered fish, pico de gallo and chipotle crema, are perfect for a crowd