Archive of articles from 2013
Next year is going to be a big year for Greece, from new museum openings to big anniversaries of people and places. Here’s 10 reasons why you should visit, according to the Greek Tourism board.
From candlelit walks to enchanted parks, check out our pick of fun and atmospheric after dark events across the UK.
Get your skates on and channel your inner Torvill or Dean at these open-air ice rinks around the UK – the perfect way to soak up the festive atmosphere this winter:
Film tourism is a growing trend and it's not hard to see why. What better way to see and experience new things than following in your favourite film characters’ footsteps in locations near and far? With an epic lineup of films set to hit the big screen in 2014, here’s what destinations should be top of your film-inspired bucket lists.
Nowhere is quite like Rio, one of the most iconic cities in the world. Famed for its buzzing party atmosphere, unique coastal landscape and laid back beach lifestyle, the samba city never fails to make an impression. Already top of many travellers’ Brazil bucket lists, the vibrant city is set to welcome even more visitors in 2014 for the FIFA World Cup.
The medieval city of Durham is set to be transformed into a kaleidoscope of dazzling colour this weekend, with the launch of the annual Lumiere Light Festival.
What's on your ultimate bucket list?
The Blue Hole in Dahab, on Egypt's Red Sea coast in South Sinai, is one of the most famous dive sites in the region. Katherine Lewis gives a blow-by-blow account of her dive.
Here’s what’s on around the world this month:
The Day of the Dead festival (Día de Muertos) held in Southern Mexico on November 1st and 2nd – is one of the most iconic celebrations in the world.
Are you interested in learning a new language before travelling abroad or as a new challenge? If so, then this competition is for you!
Colorado is known for its spectacular landscapes, great skiing and…coffin racing! (Yes, you heard that correctly!).
The spookiest time of year is around the corner…From nerve-shredding fun at Chessington World of Adventures to horror and hocus pocus at Warwick Castle, here’s some fun Halloween ideas for all the family this weekend.
Ever heard spooky noises in the night or spotted suspicious shifting shapes when staying in a hotel?
Rich Ward heads to the Costa Rican jungle in search of one of the world's most beautiful and elusive birds – the resplendent quetzal.
Jack Peat escapes the hustle and bustle of London and finds a quintessentially medieval Irish town just an hour away.
Spain is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe, but its best known for its sunny beach holidays. So, is Spain worth visiting in winter too? Here are our top five alternative places for a winter city break in Spain.
Philadelphia is known as one of America's most haunted cities, and this October and November it will be putting on a range spook-tacular events. This historic US city does Halloween like none other and this year is set to be no exception.
York, UK’s home of chocolate is celebrating this addictive treat this week for National Chocolate Week from October 14 – 20. In a city rich with over 150 years of chocolate history, visitors to York can experience seven days of chocolate indulgence.
In honour of National Chocolate Week next week, from October 14th – 20th, we’re focusing on Brussels – one of the most famous chocolate capitals of the world.
Want to know where the lucky X Factor contestants got to jet off to in the popular Judges’ Houses part of the ITV show? See below!
Holidaymakers heading to the US have found their plans scuppered after the US Government closed all ‘non-essential’ operations as part of a Government ‘shutdown’, including all 401 National Parks across the county, Smithsonian museums and even the Statue of Liberty. So where should you travel to instead?
Our favourite adventurer, explorer and survival expert Bear Grylls has taken us on a journey through inhospitable deserts, wild jungles and frozen landscapes in his series Born Survivor and now he is back for a brand new series set to hit our TV screens in October – Bear Grylls: Escape From Hell. If you want to follow in his footsteps, here’s our pick of the best adventure destinations that have featured in his series so far.
Epic polar adventures aren’t the usual pastime for today’s teens, but for Parker Liautaud isolated days skiing across barren, frozen landscapes in bitterly cold temperatures have become more than a little familiar.
Why we’re loving Munich this week…