The Project Loon balloons float in the stratosphere, at twice the height of a commercial airliner
Anna Hart applauds the promotion - which, she says, captures the romantic spirit of the golden age of travel
Cooper endows his work with persuasive historical accuracy and detail, but the "juice" of his own work is the intensely poetic quality of his prose
Ex-President says he is victim of a revenge plot but government has appetite for justice
Political strife, natural disasters and epidemics can devastate a country’s tourist industry. But once initial challenges are overcome, visitors can aid recovery, says Nick Redmayne
President Maithripala Sirisena said women running on stage to kiss the singer and throwing their underwear at him was 'most uncivilised'
Gadgets may be top of most children's wishlists this Christmas, but turning everything off can be the key to some much-missed family time.
There’s no need to wait for summer to come around again
David Cameron meets President Sirisensa at the Commonwealth summit in Malta
Tri Lanka, Galle
Cut off by civil war, the rail link between Colombo and Jaffna has now been restored. Simon Usborne boards a northbound train to explore a fragile but beautiful region
Place names are almost never changed for the better. David Head was taken by the Despotate of Epirus, a medieval state in Albania and western Greece. But, partly because it's why I know them, I restricted this list to countries that have issued postage stamps.
Diary of a cricket obsessive
Finn returned home from Australia after failing to make an appearance due to concerns over his bowling technique
The 24-year-old played two Tests against South Africa in 2012
Finn feels he will come out of drop in form to appreciate the sport more