From rock-hewn churches and near-impassable gorges to beach-roaming wild horses and dragons in underground caverns, Europe’s second longest river dips into some of the continent’s loveliest hidden gems.
Almost 10 years after the end of its civil war, Sri Lanka has been named the best country in the world to visit in 2019 by Lonely Planet. Better transport links, new hotels and a growing number of activities
Travel The Amalfi Coast is a treasure trove of natural and cultural marvels. The Amalfi Coast is the playground of the social elite and well-heeled, but don’t let that throw you. The Italians love kids
Travel The tale of this monster blends myth and reality. From the town of Gernsheim, on the eastern banks of a languorous meander in the Rhine, it was once possible to see the steep slate roof and towers
A real-life Nazi hunter who once slapped a German Chancellor in the face has been awarded one of France's top awards
• Serge and Beate Klarsfeld have dedicated their lives to tracking down Nazis• Their story reads like a spy novel and includes international schemes, jail time, and assumed identities• Beate Klarsfeld,
Many have wondered how Bashar al Assad and his British born wife, Asma, a couple once heralded as the force to modernise the Middle East, ended up running a regime accused of war crimes. The answer, I
Oleg Gordievsky is not a household name, but he should be. Not only did he make a significant contribution to the ending of the cold war, he did so as Britain’s most important foreign agent. A KGB colonel
In Nazi Germany during World War II there were 25,000 people of color, many of whom were killed by their fellow Germans. I agree with the filmmaker Amma Asante that their stories should be told. But Ms.
Edinburgh is the perfect city for a weekend break – compact, easily navigable, and packed with iconic landmarks, staggering views, and an unparalleled mix of natural and architectural beauty. 'Piled deep
Hitler was just a ferry-ride away from getting hold of a crucial ingredient needed for an atomic weapon to blow up London, a new documentary has discovered. In the middle of a Norwegian lake, 100 miles
As part of its annual Travellers' Choice Awards, TripAdvisor has named the top five European cities tipped to grow in popularity. After studying users' recent booking habits, the travel firm concluded
Catania, Sicily If you want a quick resumé of Catania’s character, look no further than the brooding, explosive mountain that looms right over it: Etna. The university city on the east coast, overlooking
The revival of Europe’s classical capital has attracted plenty of artists, curators and digital nomads. But it’s entrepreneurial young Athenians who are opening pop-up restaurants, design collectives guesthouses,
Spend enough time on this verdant peninsula and someone will tell you: “I have a friend here who has lived in four different countries and never moved.” A 100-year-old Istrian, for example, would be able