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Portugal’s top 10 hidden beaches

Catch some late summer sun on Portugal’s stunning coast. The author of the new Wild Guide to the country, picks 10 beaches for adventure and solitude<p>Beach map<p><b>NEAR PORTO</b><p>1. Praia Forte do Paço<b>,</b> Viana do Castelo<p>In Portugal’s north-western district of Viana do Castelo, an hour north of Porto, wooded …

A day along Vienna’s Donaukanal

When the heat turns up in Austria’s capital, the Viennese head to the Donaukanal for refreshment, rejuvenation and relaxation. With long summer days stretching until late September, there’s plenty of opportunity to explore the energetic paths dripping with street art either side of the canal that …

Mass tourism is at a tipping point – but we’re all part of the problem

Unless we rethink our holiday choices, the damage and destruction to global beauty spots can only grow<p>Nearly 30 years ago, researching for a Guardian series on global population pressures, I interviewed the zoologist Desmond Morris. During that interview, Morris said something that was hard to …

Havana to Viñales: a classic Cuban road trip

The Malecon comes alive at sunset. This broad ribbon of cement curves around Havana’s waterfront, and as the sun wanes, the sky turns pink and the road is washed in coppery gold light. Orderly rows of fishermen perch on the sea wall, chatting as they cast their lines and hoping for a haul of bonito …

Cuba

Winding through the wilds: road-tripping Norway’s west coast

Norway means ‘narrow way through the straits’, rather apt, given the mighty glacial fjords that lacerate its western coast. Admittedly there’s not much that’s spellbinding as I roll north out of Bergen. The majesty comes later; for now I’m passing the engineering workshops and other small factories …

Barcelona adds Segway ban to curbs on tourism

As anti-tourist sentiment grows across Europe, the Catalan capital’s move is applauded by residents, with a new protest planned for the seaside neighbourhood<p>It was once dubbed the capital of cool, but these days visitors to Barcelona can expect a quite frosty welcome as the city’s love affair with …

You’ve never seen Puerto Rico like this: one couple’s quest to photograph and preserve the island’s heritage

At first glance, you might think this is just another young couple taking beautiful travel photos of exotic locales for social media, but after a closer look, you’ll find that Fernando Samalot and Bárbara Cruz – the Puerto Rican explorers behind the project One Island, One Journey – are on a …

Island-hopping through Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

With 17,000-plus isles to choose from, planning an Indonesian island-hopping adventure can feel overwhelming. If you’re beginning – but not wanting to end – your adventure on Bali, the Nusa Tenggara archipelago to the east is an excellent place to start. Bouncing between ferries and buses, you'll …

Family convicted of keeping at least 18 victims as slaves for up to 26 years

Members of an extended family have been convicted of running a modern slavery ring which kept one of its captives in "truly shocking" conditions for decades.<p>Vulnerable people were forced to work for the family for little or no wages, while their pay-masters lived a life of lavish luxury.<p>The 11 …

A traveller who visited nearly 50 countries without taking a single flight shares his secrets

A traveller who has spent the past three years visiting nearly 50 countries around the world, all without ever taking a single flight, has shared tips for anyone hoping to start their own epic adventure.<p>Inspired by travel shows on the Outback that he watched growing up in his native Australia, Ty …

On the Red Couch with Journalist Lola Adesioye

<i>Lola Adesioye came upon an Obama rally in her first few months living in New York City in 2007 and, upon seeing a presidential candidate of color, she knew she wanted to become part of the narrative of American culture and politics at that moment and beyond. She started writing about what she was</i> …

John le Carré Goes Back Into the Cold

In the author’s latest, spies gain nobility.<p>John le Carré’s triumph (and consequent burden) is that he created characters and language so evocative of the spy world that they became more real in readers’ minds than real people or events. This happens occasionally with books or movies: Our images of …

Books

Tourists to Athens in Greece now have over 200 walking tours to introduce them to the city

From ancient to modern, Athens has many layers to discover and new tours are set on uncovering each one. Unlike a decade ago, there are dozens of ways to ‘walk’ Athens. As the number of travellers to Athens continues to boom, local companies have thought of new ways to show off their city. The …

200+ Posters From the Golden Age of Graphic Design Are Now Free to Download

Today, more and more cultural institutions have started to offer free art resources to the public through online archives. From high-quality reproductions of antique photographs to museum-approved art books, these complimentary materials promote and exhibit the endless possibilities of Internet …

This Philadelphia ice cream shop is taking over the internet with reactions to its pizza flavour

Think you know ice cream? Little Baby’s Ice Cream in Philadelphia goes to places that other scoop shops fear to tread, serving up palate-pushing flavors for six years and counting.<p>‘One of our primary goals is to deliver the experience of being both confused & grateful to our customers,’ co-owner …

A host of UK stars of stage and screen feature in British Airways' brilliantly funny new safety video

Earlier this week, we brought you the Air New Zealand safety video starring Katie Holmes and Cuba Gooding Jr. and today we introduce the brilliant new British Airways video, which features a whole host of UK stars of stage and screen.<p>In the six-minute director’s cut video, comedian Asim Chaudhry …

Why a pink pineapple sculpture has popped up in the English countryside

An eye-catching new sculpture has been unveiled on the grounds of Berrington Hall, a lavish country house in the historic English county of Herefordshire. The large pink pavilion, fittingly titled ‘Look! Look! Look!’ is the brainchild of artists Heather and Ivan Morison of British creative …

A cruise line is recruiting future leaders of Antarctic expeditions to join their training academy

If you don’t want to just experience an Antarctic expedition, but lead others on an incredible journey to one of the world’s most remote places, then this new training academy may be just the thing for you.<p>Luxury cruise company Silversea has created a new training academy that is looking to recruit …

Artist Creates Miniature Paintings of Tiny Animals That Capture Every Cute Detail

Since 2015, self-described “tiny artist” Irene Malakhova has specialized in miniature paintings. Working in watercolors and predominantly inspired by animals, the Russian painter has recently compiled a collection of little living things for her #tiny_creaturesdays series.<p>Malakhova's series of …

Fragmented Wire Sculptures Capture the Complexity of Man’s Inner Psyche

Romanian sculptor Darius Hulea molds metal wire to create incredible artwork reflecting on the inner and outer psyche of man. Drawing portraits out of metal, his subjects are fragmented, as though a sketch left incomplete.<p>Interestingly, a large collection of his contemporary portraits depict …

Book One Of These 5 Frank Lloyd Wright Houses For Your Next Vacation

For a getaway all about good design.<p>Whether you're an architecture aficionado or just looking for a gorgeous vacation house to stay in, check out these 5 Frank Lloyd Wright homes available for rent. The gorgeous midcentury design and exceptionally stylish decor make for the perfect place to hang …

Frank Lloyd Wright

먹고 기도하고 그리고 '사라'…이탈리아 필수 쇼핑템!

누군가에게 이탈리아는 유럽 문화의 정수를 볼 수 있는 역사 기행지다. 또 다른 이에게는 알록달록한 도시를 배경으로 인증샷을 남길 수 있는 최고의 사진 여행지다. 저마다 여행에 대한 단상과 목적이 다르겠지마는, 단언한다. 이탈리아는 엄청 즐거운 쇼핑 여행지다. …

유럽에선 비데에서 세수를 한다? - 머니투데이 뉴스

#대학생 이준영(25)씨는 최근 유럽으로 배낭여행을 갔다가 숙소 화장실에서 희한한(?) 물건을 목격했다. 양변기 옆에 양변기처럼 생긴 물건 하나가 더 놓여있었던 것. 그 물건이 양변기와 다른 점은 수도꼭지가 달렸다는 점이었다. '발 닦는 데 쓰는 건가?' 한참을 고민하던 이 씨는 숙소 주인에게 물건을 용도를 물었다.<p>숙소 주인은 몸의 어느 부위든 닦을 때 사용하는 물건이라고 했다. 용변을 본 후 뒤처리를 할 때뿐만 아니라 손, 발을 닦을 때 써도 상관없다고 했다. 설명을 듣고 '우리의 세숫대야같은 물건이구나' 생각하던 이 씨는 …

This Pink Sand Beach In The Bahamas Will Top Your Travel Bucket List

Turns out nature started the millennial pink trend. Who knew?<p>If you think about it, the Bahamas couldn't be a better travel destination: the flight from the East Coast is shockingly quick, the weather rarely falters below 70 degrees, and Bahamian food is everything your seafood dreams are made …

Bahamas

A life-saving stroll: the many health benefits of a daily walk

"Walking is a man's best medicine", said Hippocrates over 2,000 years ago – and a growing body of scientific evidence suggests he wasn't wrong.<p>According to one study of 334,000 people by researchers at the University of Cambridge, just 20 minutes a day cuts your risk of premature death by almost a …

Cardiovascular System

Couple Spends 26 Years Rebuilding an Ecosystem on Abandoned Land in India

In 1991 Pamela Gale Malhotra and her husband, Dr. Anil Malhotra opened the only private wildlife sanctuary in India, SAI Sanctuary. Now, 26 years later, their 300-acre sanctuary is home to more than 200 endangered species, ranging from the Asian elephant to the Indian King Cobra.<p>Starting with just …

Take a look inside Cuba's newest five-star hotel in the heart of old Havana

With Cuban tourism booming, it’s never been a hotter time to visit Havana and the city’s newest five-star hotel opened its doors last week, giving a new, modern option for luxury travellers.<p>There is a huge drive to build tourist accommodation throughout Cuba and the Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La …

Is this the end of Route 66 as we know it? Campaigns are underway to preserve the iconic highway

There is no road trip more iconic than Route 66, a nostalgic drive through 8 US states and 3 time zones. While it still attracts many tourists in search of a classic Americana experience, local businesses are now lobbying to protect it.<p>Funding to preserve historical landmarks along the route is due …

모르면 손해! 인천공항 100% 활용하기!

공항이 익숙하지 않은 사람은, 생전 처음 마주해보는 공항의 분위기와 규모, 비행기 탑승 시각의 압박에 눌려서 공항을 제대로 활용하지 못하고 망부석처럼 멍하니 시간만 보내기 일쑤다. 만약 탑승 시각보다 몇 시간 일찍 도착하기라도 했다면? 초보들은 비행기 탑승하기도 전에 …