Simon Calder is Travel Editor at Large for The Independent, writing a weekly column, various articles and features as well as filming a weekly video diary. Every Sunday afternoon, Simon presents the UK's only radio travel phone-in programme called The LBC Travel Show with Simon Calder (97.3 FM). He is a regular guest on national TV, often seen on BBC Breakfast, Daybreak, ITV News and Sky News. He is often interviewed on BBC Radio, particularly for BBC Radio 4’s You & Yours programme and BBC Five Live.
24 May 2014 12:00 AM
23 May 2014 08:59 AM
Thailand's military has taken control of the country. But what does this mean for people holidaying there?
22 May 2014 05:17 PM
Tourists in Bangkok, and people with imminent travel plans to Thailand, are watching the increasing political turmoil in the country with growing alarm following the army's coup d'etat.
17 May 2014 12:00 AM
17 May 2014 12:00 AM
16 May 2014 06:44 PM
15 May 2014 09:33 AM
Firm, whose main trading arm is Villa Parade, said it had 'ceased trading with immediate effect'
10 May 2014 12:00 AM
03 May 2014 12:00 AM
29 April 2014 02:04 PM
Twenty years ago this week the finishing touches were being made to the undersea link between England and France, in advance of the opening on 6 May 1994
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
War is war: Why I stand with Israel
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
Socialist Worker called to apologise over ‘vile’ article saying Eton schoolboy Horatio Chapple's death is ‘reason to save the polar bears’
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- 3 Why I'm on the brink of burning my Israeli passport
- 4 L'Oreal cuts ties with Belgium supporter Axelle Despiegelaere after hunting trip photographs
- 5 The true Gaza back-story that the Israelis aren’t telling this week