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How Can You Prevent Jet Lag?

Jet lag can be the bane of long-distance travelers, but with a few easy steps, you can reset the circadian rhythms that govern your body’s alertness …

Tips For Doing A Homestay

<i>Update: Unfortunately, some travelers have been defrauded during their homestay experience. RoamRight travel insurance plans do NOT cover such</i> …

Cuba: readers' tips, recommendations and travel advice

This week's winning tip<p><b>Novel view</b><p>Before visiting, read Elmore Leonard’s historical novel Cuba Libre. Set just after the sinking of the battleship USS Maine in Havana Harbor on February 15 1898, this bloodthirsty story brings the locations, landmarks and history alive. At El Patio in Cathedral Plaza …

Caribbean travel guide

When to go<p>There are three factors to consider when choosing your Caribbean holiday: weather, cost and crowds.<p>The weather in the Caribbean is generally best – namely driest, with low humidity and pleasantly cool nights – December through to April. Summer and autumn are stickier, a few degrees warmer …

10 ways to kill time at the airport

Your bags have been checked, your boarding pass issued... and now you’ve got hours to wait before getting on your plane. What can you do with an airport layover?<p>Plenty, as it turns out. Here are some of our suggestions:<p>Exercise<p>Feeling your muscles atrophy from all those flight delays? Hit the gym! …

Fifty things to do at the airport

Modern air travellers can pet a "therapy dog", attend a concert, have their teeth whitened or admire a 42-foot statue of Gollum.<p>Other options include yoga and meditation for health-conscious holidaymakers (Dallas Fort Worth and Albuquerque airports, respectively) and massages for anxious fliers …

Swimming Pools

A tour of Tobago - video

<b>Maya Wolfe-Robinson</b> takes us on a personal journey of Tobago, showing the Caribbean island's paradise beaches, tropical landscapes, a fishing village and a pan yard where local musicians rehearse on the national instrument, steel drums, or pans

Top 10 fishing trips and seafood restaurants in Tobago

Go rock fishing<p>Many of Tobago's coves and beaches are separated by outcrops harbouring rock pools and forming barriers where frothy breakers crash. At low tide, you can fish among the rocks with equipment as simple as a piece of string or fishing line with crabmeat, or other bait, hooked on the …

Bad Advice: Five Common Travel Tips That Are Wrong

There’s no shortage of advice given every day on the Internet, from what foods to eat to how to raise your kids. Travel of course is not immune to …

Readers' tips: local tours and trips in Southeast Asia

Contribute with Guardian Witness<p>Flights, accommodation, major days out: these are all things you can book before you leave your house. The problem with Asia is that the spirit of spontaneity tends to overwhelm you once you land as there is so much to see. Can you recommend a local tour operator, a …

Guide to ATOL holiday protection

How to protect air holiday packages (a pre-arranged or tailor-made holiday package)<p>An Air Travel Organisers Licence (ATOL) protects you from losing your money or being stranded abroad. Travel firms selling air holiday packages must have an ATOL and must issue a certificate to you to prove that …

Five travel photography essentials that won't weigh you down

Some of your best travel pictures will be off the cuff, spontaneous affairs, but taking a few basic pieces of kit – like a tripod, zoom lens, polariser and GorillaPod grip – can ensure you’re ready to make the most of a golden opportunity. Here’s a round-up of the best photography kit to sling in …