Burmese Light is a collection of photographs by Hans Kemp capturing the beauty and serenity the country. The photos – and a small selection of his other Asian images – are on show at the OXO Tower Wharf
Expert guide to Verbier Verbier’s pistes are classified as 43 per cent easy, 29 per cent intermediate and 28 per cent advanced, but confident and adventurous skiers and snowboarders will get the most of
Renting a car in Costa Rica is costly and can even be dangerous if you're not prepared for what's to come. It’s also ridiculously good fun. Some of the most interesting, little-explored destinations are
Yearning to explore the forbidding peaks of the Indian Himalaya, but not sure where to start? These expert tips from a seasoned trekker will help you dodge the newbie mistakes and ensure your journey expectations.
We are 500 miles across Spain, and only 15 from Granada, when the Honda cuts out without warning. Expletives pour from my boyfriend’s lips as he manoeuvres our slowing motorcycle off the carriageway and
This book of 38 essays, beautifully translated by Martin McLaughlin, was the last volume of new work arranged and edited by Calvino before his death in 1985. It includes reviews of books and exhibitions
Until now, travellers entering Burma at Tachilek and Kawthaung had been restricted to visiting just those towns before returning to Thailand, making the crossings useful for those on visa runs but not
Mention Korea and several things probably spring to mind: the division of North and South, the sparkling city of Seoul (headquarters to Samsung, Hyundai and other Korean powerhouses) and Psy’s manic and
Friendly, picturesque and a paradise for foodies. This description might not spring to mind when you hear the word 'Hiroshima', but word is starting to spread about this most surprising of Japanese cities.
The Península de Samaná, a narrow strip of sun-baked nirvana off the north coast, is the antithesis of the tourism juggernaut in the southeast of the Dominican Republic. Astounding whale-watching, postcard-perfect
Travelling in Germany, I often feel there are a few centuries missing. The medieval world is usually in good shape, and so is the space age. It’s the stuff in between that’s conspicuously absent. This
The state border between Oregon and Washington is notable for one thing: a river runs through it. But not just any river – the mighty Columbia, the fourth-largest river in the US, flowing through a massive
Why go? After a spectacular couple of years featuring a Wedding, a Jubilee and an Olympics, London has a twinkle in its eye and a spring in its step. Central London has never looked better following huge
Why Hobart? It’s got everything I like about a city: it’s not too big, it’s next to the sea, it’s got a bit of history, lies in the shadow of a mountain (Mount Wellington) and is a just a stone’s throw
Smack between the Columbia Basin and the Coastal Range in Washington, the Yakima Valley was in 1983 designated the first wine-growing appellation north of California. The sun-soaked wine region includes