From my city to yours: capoeira master Gilberto da Silva on the beaches and beats of Salvador, Brazil

Among those most affected by the of loss of tourism to Salvador are its capoeira masters, who share their heritage with travellers through performances and classes. One of the city’s foremost capoeiristas shares the highlights of the city he loves.

Eight of the world’s best historic bookshops, from Portland to Paris

The world’s bookshops have their own stories to tell, often just as fascinating as those on their shelves. Repositories of knowledge and bastions of avant-garde thought, these eight independent booksellers are historic monuments in their own right.

Five of the best farm stays in Greece

Whether it’s learning the art of beekeeping or spinning wool at a working sheep farm, guests are encouraged to get their hands dirty at these farms with accommodation too — ranging from stays in the Peloponnese to the Central Macedonian region.

Exploring Delphi, the heart of ancient Greece

Once a sanctuary dedicated to the god Apollo, Delphi is more than the sum of its showstopping ruins. Perched high above the Gulf of Corinth, it’s dotted with extraordinary details that mark it as the true heart of the ancient cosmos.

Where to see dinosaur footsteps and hunt for fossils in the UK

Do you know your ammonites from your ichthyosaurs? This winter, head out to these four fossil-rich stretches of the UK coastline for palaeontology tours, bracing beach walks and quirky museums.

Meet the changemakers: Lorna Cannon from Refugee Voices Tours

In 2015, an estimated one million displaced people arrived in Europe seeking refuge. Berlin-based tour guide Lorna Cannon saw the opportunity to give them a platform to tell their stories.

Meet the changemakers: Ayanda Cuba and Buntu Matole from ABCD Travel

The young entrepreneurs started ABCD as a means of tackling community issues in Cape Town’s informal settlement of Khayelitsha through immersive running and cycling township tours.

Meet the changemakers: Matthieu Jost from Misterb&b

Dissatisfied with the state of LGBTQ+ travel, in 2014 Jost and his partners created a global travel platform, primarily aimed at gay men. It now has more than 300,000 hosts in 135 countries.

Meet the changemakers: Peter Gash from Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort

The conservationist has transformed Lady Elliot Island — a forgotten former guano mine at the Great Barrier Reef’s southern tip — into a sustainable and thriving eco resort.

Top kids' books to save the environment

Inspire a new generation of eco travellers with books to save the environment — swapping preachy evangelism for clever creativity.

How to Clean the Eiffel Tower

Go behind the scenes of the iconic monument.

Experience Italy’s sun-kissed Amalfi coast

Discover Italy's Amalfi coast that boasts a classic mediterranean landscape with breathtaking terrain that includes a dramatic coastline scattered with terraced vineyards, orchards, and pastures—often with enchanting views of the vibrant waters below.

USA: Civil Rights Trail

A new trail across the Deep South takes in historic landmarks of the American Civil Rights Movement

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