Thought learning to ski in the French Alps was an out-of-reach holiday? It’s more affordable than you might think – that is, provided the rand doesn’t plummet too much further…
Blog posts: Beyond Africa
With a face fit only for a forest, the googly-eyed moose wins no prizes for charm. The Gaspésie Peninsula, however, is a place of infinite beauty with an abundance of options for the active.
Our columnist, Darrel Bristow-Bovey, has a sobering moment on the tireless streets of New York.
Nikki Werner returns to Berlin after a 7-year absence and finds a confident, colourful and culturally diverse capital where a sense of history doesn’t mean historical baggage, and food and fun abound.
We decided to go see Cuba before the Americans came in and lined it with Starbucks. I expected to find fading mansions and palm trees and sweet senoritas swishing down the avenidas in short skirts with a sassy sway.
I have always been intrigued by books set in India, particularly around the time of the Raj, and I could certainly identify with the Britishers that fled the oppressive heat of the south and headed for cooler climes in the foothills of the Himalayas.
In the two months I had given myself to explore India I thought I would follow in the footsteps of Monisha Rajesh, a young British journalist of Indian descent who had written a highly entertaining book: Around India in 80 Trains.
My bucket list was empty when I boarded the Emirates aircraft on my 59th birthday, heading to New Delhi to begin an eight month solo trip to the East.
I was looking forward to Miami but I arrived on the coldest 19 November ever recorded. Two days earlier it had been the hottest 17 November ever recorded, but now the skies were grey and a sharp and the sea was jade-green and streaked with white.
In Bali, there are no sidewalks. There is no walking. Only riding. Crazy riding. So what to do? Surrender all. Andy Ellis hires a scooter and finds himself embraced in a world where the Vespa is king.