Whether you’re trekking to Machu Picchu or taking in the sun - and football – in Rio, take your pick from these inspirational and useful reads, chosen by Stanfords, the travel information specialists
Trekking And Hiking
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Thursday 23 August 2012
A fun little home from home. Just remember the gas...
Tuesday 21 August 2012
Saturday 18 August 2012
Berlin becomes the backdrop for another sinister and stylish mystery from a perfectionist.
Wednesday 01 August 2012
The centre of London has become a ghost town as the world's attention focuses on the Olympics in the capital's rejuvenated East End.
Friday 27 July 2012
Few Italians and even fewer foreigners make it to Friuli Venezia Giulia or Friuli VG as its known, the mountainous region north of Venice that borders Austria and Slovenia. But those who do are unlikely to regret it.
Friday 27 July 2012
The galaxy in all its glory can be enjoyed from the comfort of your bed in a luxurious prefab in central France, says Fiona Sturges.
Friday 13 July 2012
An autistic man survived in the desert for three weeks on a diet of frogs and roots, US authorities have said.
Saturday 07 July 2012
Julia Blackburn's travel books bring an artist's touch to non-fiction.
Wednesday 04 July 2012
From jackets and moonchairs to self-inflating maps and head torches
Tuesday 03 July 2012
I recently attended a presentation about non-Georgians' perceptions of Georgia. Essentially, we're talking copious drinking, banquets, war, hospitality and Stalin. It's probably a fair summation of what most in the UK know, or think they know, about the country. Now Dalkey Archive Press has attempted to widen our perspective, publishing an anthology of contemporary stories by 20 distinguished Georgian writers. Georgians are proud of their literature – but how many writers can you name?
Wednesday 20 June 2012
Get kitted out for the summer
Sunday 17 June 2012
A homely ambience is complemented by hotel-standard style and service at this elegant guesthouse, says Kate Simon
Friday 15 June 2012
'Travel makes me feel optimistic, like I’m searching for something new’
Monday 11 June 2012
Dancers Colin Poole and Simon Ellis, who make up the company Colin, Simon & I, spend Because We Care testing each other. They shuffle into each other’s personal space, pushing through rivalries and power struggles. Poole and Ellis focus on the clashes, but don’t develop them.
Wednesday 06 June 2012
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Scottish independence TV debate: Pumped-up Alex Salmond bounces back in bruising second round against Alistair Darling
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
- 1 Keira Knightley topless: Usually conservative actress does own take on #Freethenipple campaign for Interview Magazine
- 2 Oil tanker with $100 million cargo goes missing off Texas coast
- 3 George Galloway left with severe bruising after attack in Notting Hill by man 'shouting about the Holocaust'
- 4 Saudi Arabia executes 19 in one half of August in 'disturbing surge of beheadings'
- 5 Brother and sister, Christopher Buckner and Timothy Savoy, arrested for 'committing incest after watching 'The Notebook''