A city guide to Honolulu, Hawaii

Hawaii’s capital city is as much Pacific idyll as it is cosmopolitan cool, offering indie shops, fusion food and sunset hulas under banyan trees. Dive in for a microcosm of the islands’ warm aloha spirit.

From my city to yours: legendary DJ Don Letts on London’s best musical hangouts

The Grammy award-winning musical maestro rose to fame after catalysing a fusion of the reggae and punk genres in 1970s London — and unifying their crowds. Here, he discusses the capital’s world-class music scene, and recommends his top hangouts.

Photo story: crafts and cuisine in the shadow of Cambodia's Angkor temples

Angkor, the ancient capital of Cambodia’s Khmer Empire, is thought to have been home to around a million people at its peak. Today, the sprawling complex has been reclaimed by the forest, and at its southern edge lies the bustling city of Siem Reap.

Meet the people keeping Venice's traditions alive, from glassblowers to winemakers

Discover the city’s long-held culinary and artisan traditions, doggedly preserved by a cast of characters, from vineyard-owners to glassblowers, even as overtourism threatens to eclipse ancient ways of life on the lagoon.

A city guide to Ljubljana, Slovenia's compact capital

You’re never far from the green and serene in Slovenia’s castle-topped capital. At its heart is a leafy river, around which bike paths, food markets and arts festivals unfold.

The 15 best bars and pubs in London for outdoor drinks

From boutique cocktail joints to art-bedecked rooftop bars and leafy beer gardens, we round up 15 of the most atmospheric al fresco drinking spots in the capital — all now open for bookings.

How to spend a weekend in Istria, Croatia's heart-shaped peninsula

Plunging into the Adriatic, Croatia’s northeastern peninsula is a quiet retreat from the region’s bustling hotspots, with secluded coastal hideaways, limestone peaks and spectacular ancient history.

Travel Geeks online: cities, culture and cuisine of Italy — 27 April 2021

Join us for a virtual Travel Geeks on 27 April from 19.00 to 20.00, when our expert panel will help us discover a different side to Italy.
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Seven ways to experience Nova Scotia, Canada's rugged eastern province

From driving along one of world’s most scenic highways to whale-watching, hiking between hemlocks or discovering quaint fishing villages, here’s what to do in this thrilling maritime province. 
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From Lucerne to Lugano, take the slow train in Switzerland

No one has perfected slow travel like the Swiss, and a journey from Lucerne to Lugano sees the country transform from dense Alpine forests and wooden chalets to rustic-stone houses and vineyards snoozing in the sun.

How to spend a day in Bangkok, from flower markets to food stalls

From breakfast through to rooftop cocktails, here's our guide to making the most of 14 hours in Thailand’s buzzing capital.

The inside guide to Thessaloniki, Greece’s offbeat second city

Greece’s quirky second city sat at the heart of great empires for two millennia. Today, it offers up historic sites alongside some of the country’s best nightlife and cuisine.

A city guide to Bergamo, Italy

With its hilltop medieval citadel encircled by Venetian walls, views of the snow-capped Alps, a top-notch fine arts museum, and some of the region’s best restaurants, Bergamo is more than just a gateway to its starry neighbour Milan.

How Bangkok is blossoming into a magnet for young creatives

With its boho bars, blossoming crop of art and design festivals, and a burgeoning Creative District, the Thai capital is becoming a Southeast Asian hotspot for lovers of art.

A city guide to Granada, Spain

The grand, medieval Alhambra palace sets the tone in a historic city awash with traditions. But while one foot is in the past, the other is tapping out a modern beat: scratch the surface to discover hidden trails, markets and a youthful music scene.
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Sustainable, accessible and tech-savvy: discover the European Capitals of Smart Tourism

The European Capital of Smart Tourism initiative champions EU tourism destinations striving for inclusivity, creativity, digitalisation and sustainability. Gothenburg and Málaga, the 2020 capitals, are leading the way.
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Take some time out to enjoy the 12 days of Christmas in Zagreb

As December dawns, the month-long Advent festival transforms the Croatian capital into an all-singing, all-dancing winter wonderland. Here’s the lowdown on 12 unmissable things to do in Zagreb at Christmas

A city guide to Helsinki, Finland

With new cultural quarters, no-waste restaurants and a passion for design, Finland’s capital has transformed itself from overlooked city break destination into a Nordic success story. 

The inside guide to Lausanne, Switzerland's newest cultural centre

Set on the shores of Lake Geneva, the Swiss city is a tour de force of Alpine backdrops, Olympic legends and cultural clout.

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