Six unusual tours of Rome that reveal a different side to the city

To celebrate Rome’s 150th anniversary as the capital of Italy, we pick six ways to discover new sides to the Eternal City, from virtual reality tours of the Colosseum to day trips on a Vespa scooter.

What to do in Frome, Somerset's most exciting market town

A thriving creative scene, hiking trails and eclectic local markets await in the Somerset town near the Mendip Hills.

Check out a galaxy of new bars and quirky museums in Houston, America's Space City

With its flourishing urban parks, cultural spaces and rooftop bars, this cosmopolitan city built on oil is on a mission to invest and evolve. Drill down into eclectic neighbourhoods to discover the real Texan treasure.

The inside guide to Cardiff, Wales

From the centre to the suburbs, the Welsh capital is always reinventing itself, whether through its diverse architecture or dynamic dining scene.

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.
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How to explore Interlaken, Switzerland’s adventure capital

In this Swiss town nestled between glacier-fed lakes, exploring on the water, in the mountains or even in the air reveals a region rich in natural beauty — and it’s open to beginners and intrepid adventurers alike.

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.

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