Hannah Williams

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Shikoku, one of Japan’s smallest and most serene islands: An insider’s secret in the Inland Sea

On Shikoku they have a drinking game called “Bekuhai”. I am no longer entirely sure of the rules, or that there actually are any rules, but I do …

National Geographic Travel

13 Experiences Every Traveler Should Have in England

London’s cultural sights tend to go heavy on the grandeur—royal this, crown jewels that—but a stroll down its most famous outdoor market promises a …

16-minute no-equipment workout to bust boredom

Forget the fancy-pants gym. Follow this quick bodyweight-only routine from Emily Cook Harris, certified personal trainer and head coach of EMpowered in New York City.<p>“These moves allow you to get in a high-intensity, super-effective workout no matter where you are,” Harris said. “Whether you’re …

Workouts
European Travel

Europe's 28 best hidden seaside resorts

European Travel

The 10 best places to visit in England - and where to stay

Our experts offer a guide to 10 of the best places and cities to visit in England for family holidays and couples, and the best hotels to stay when there, in locations including Yorkshire, Cornwall, Lake District, Bath, Cotswolds, London, Devon, Norfolk, Suffolk and Brighton.<p><b>1. Yorkshire</b><p>Visitors …

Prehistoric ‘war grave’ reveals bodies from first ever human massacre

Fossilised bones of 27 hunter-gatherers murdered 10,000 years ago, discovered at Nataruk near Lake Turkana in Kenya<p>A chilling prehistoric ‘war grave’ containing the smashed remains of hunter-gatherers is the first evidence of a human massacre and demonstrates the terrifying aggression of early …

Anthropology

Breakfast on the Berlin to Warsaw Express

When the restaurant carriage goes missing on his train to Warsaw, Matthew Woodward risks his entire trip to China to find scrambled eggs and ham<p>Today …

Europe

The Gates of Europe by Serhii Plokhy, review: 'an indispensable guide to a tragic history'

An epic history of Ukraine reminds us of the glorious heritage of this beleaguered nation<p>Almost 1,000 years ago, Prince Yaroslav the Wise set out to build a new capital modelled on the splendours of Constantinople.<p>His greatest achievement was the cathedral of St Sophia, an architectural gem based …

World History

Weird and wonderful bookshops worldwide – in pictures

From a Canadian bookshop opened by Alice Munro in the 1960s to one in the island of Santorini started by drunk Oxford students, some of the world’s most exotic booksellers feature in The Bookshop Book, published as part of a UK-wide Books are My Bag campaign to support the bookselling industry in …

Ghostly ships filled with bodies arrive on Japan's shores

<b>(CNN) —</b> An unsettling mystery has washed up on Japan's shores.<p>Over the past two months, at least 12 wooden boats have been found adrift or on the coast, carrying chilling cargo -- the decaying bodies of 22 people, police and Japan's coast guard said.<p>All the bodies were "partially skeletonized" -- …

North Korea

North Coast 500: Does 'Scotland's Route 66' live up to the hype?

“Scotland's answer to Route 66.” That is the pitch for the Scottish tourist board's latest attempt to tempt visitors to the Highlands: North Coast 500. The circular route, launched last year, skirts the very top of the United Kingdom and offers visitors “fairytale castles, beaches and ruins”, …

Invasion of the Antony Gormleys in Hong Kong – in pictures

A series of figures have appeared on the rooftops of Hong Kong’s tallest buildings in the latest ‘leg’ of Antony Gormley’s Event Horizon world tour

Hong Kong

5 STUNNING MUST SEE PLACES IN NEW ZEALAND’S SOUTH ISLAND

When it comes to the most spectacular natural wonders of the world, New Zealand undoubtedly belongs to the world’s most stunning destinations. It’s …

Munich city guide: what to see, plus the best bars, hotels and restaurants

Outside Oktoberfest, the Bavarian capital is a graceful city – green in summer, atmospheric in winter, and buzzing with great museums and bars year round<p>Often portrayed as the strait-laced, industrious counterpart to hedonistic Berlin, Munich tends to steer clear of the limelight. Save for its …

Sous-vide Cooking
Japan
Scotland
European Travel

16 reasons to visit Burma

The National League for Democracy party is close to winning a crushing electoral victory that could spell an end to military rule in Burma (Myanmar), a land of dazzling stupas, ancient teak monasteries, temple-dotted plains and a curious, welcoming population.<p>The country also offers tourists python …

National Geographic Travel

Make or break: travelling as a couple

Travelling as a couple can present unique challenges (and advantages) on top of the exhilaration and standard stress that accompanies long-term travel. Will it make or break the relationship? What happens when one person wants to go to the Full Moon Party and the other wants to jungle trek?<p>Like …

Asia Travel

Tristan da Cunha: a journey to the centre of the ocean

Sitting in solitude in the middle of the South Atlantic Ocean, 2400km from anywhere and reachable only by boat, Tristan da Cunha is one of the world’s last destinations for the truly intrepid traveller.<p>There’s no airport here, no wi-fi, not a latte to be found anywhere, and the only way to tweet or …

Travel

Exploring the best of Croatia's islands

Croatia’s coast is speckled with dozens of magnificent islands that range from tiny, verdant and unpopulated to massive, arid and sporting ancient towns and villages. One of the chief delights on any visit to Croatia is hopping between the islands on the numerous ferries, catamarans and taxi boats, …

European Travel

Moldova: embracing its status as Europe's least-visited country

Being declared Europe's least visited country, with some researcher thoughtfully providing the spirit-wilting data showing only 9000 international arrivals in 2011, would probably cause most countries to plop down in the middle of the room and scream about how life is so unfair. Moldova is doing …

European Travel

Chow down in China

Like the huge range of awe-inspiring landscapes that lies within its vast boundaries, China is also home to an incredible diversity of people. The Han are the dominant force here, but more than 50 ethnic groups call China home and the range of traditions, customs, languages and general way of life …

Food & Dining

Top 10 Eastern European getaways

For years Eastern Europe was the undiscovered half of the continent - but things have changed. The diverse highlights of Eastern Europe are now drawing travellers by the trainload. Here are our top 10 Eastern European getaways.<p>1. Julian Alps, Slovenia<p>The Julian Alps form Slovenia's dramatic …

European Travel