Travelling light is the closest thing to feeling free

Not carrying much means your plans can change on a whimI have crossed borders with nothing but a rucksack on my back. Arrived in countries with a...

Italy tourism minister attacks plans for Venice day-trippers charge

Gian Marco Centinaio says plan to charge visitors up to €10 is ‘useless and damaging’The Italian tourism minister has criticised plans by Venice authorities to charge day-trippers to...

Five of the best archaeology walks in the UK

As the days get longer, walking in the great outdoors gains appeal. Archaeological remains add layers of history to these scenic routesStrata Florida, Ceredigion

Why Now Is the Best Time to Buy 2019 Theme Park Tickets

As the weather gets warmer and spring break approaches, many family travelers begin thinking a bit more about their next theme park trip. Not surprisingly, this is the time of year when...

Tourism is coming… Northern Ireland turns into a Game of Thrones hotspot

Tourism boon for country as fans flock to visit sets and locations of the award-winning fantasy sagaThe group, tourists from Britain, Germany, the US and half a...

Norwegian Cruise Line Is Giving Free Cruises to Teachers This Spring

Norwegian Cruise Line is launching a campaign to show its appreciation for educators by giving away free cruises to inspirational teachers.Ahead of Teacher Appreciation Week in May, the cruise...

Scilly season: why spring is the best time to visit

Spring arrives early on Scilly and the charm of tiny, sleepy St Martin’s is that there is little-else to do but enjoy its flower-filled moors and covesGolden...

Six of the UK’s best guided nature walks for families

A fun activity on a guided walk brings the countryside to life for kids. One dad even gets his three splashing about in the rainy Norfolk Broads

Country diary: quays to a transformation

Quoile Pondage, County Down: Coots, not coal-boats, now ply the waters of what was once a marine estuaryThere’s sward under my feet but behind me are mooring bollards...

Venice’s Bibione beach is the first in Italy to ban smoking

Ban to take effect at the end of May after years of trials and research into air pollution at the Veneto seaside resortThe Venetian seaside resort of Bibione...

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