Tri Lanka, Galle
'People say Madeira has an old vibe, but I love it'
Tuck into the bouchons and brasseries in France's culinary capital, says Alexander Lobrano
Don't know your fly-halves from your full-backs? This Rugby World Cup host city is also home to a blossoming arts scene, writes Victoria Trott
The idea throws up an interesting prospect for those in the ski business infuriated by the prohibition against taking children out of school in term-time
The largest of the five Great Lakes is Superior in more than name. The word 'lake' seems inadequate given its immensity. With its 2000km perimeter, Lake Superior is a sea filled with fresh, sweet water. Its largest island, Isle Royale, is nearly half the size of the Isle of Man. To launch a solo sea kayak onto Gitche Gumee (the lake's Ojibwe name meaning 'great sea') is to encounter the raw power and elemental grandeur of nature. Vast stretches of the shoreline remain far removed from the intrusions of civilisation, making it easy to imagine that the earth is newly minted or at least as pristine as it was when Grey Owl explored the “fresh untrammelled horizons” of northwest Ontario's wilderness.
The best way to get to this remote site at the edge of Peru's enchanting 'cloud forest'? By mule, as the friends and explorers Hugh Thomson and Benedict Allen found out
The deadly attack in the Malian capital of Bamako follows more than four years of increasing instability in the country
Ghana's economic boom took a blow from tumbling oil prices, but an energetic group of people is picking up the pieces in Accra.
Safari in Namibia: Hippo spotting in Bwabwata National Park
Rwanda's mountain gorillas: meeting the creatures saved from
Namibia: A unique snapshot of German colonial Africa
See East Africa's lesser spotted creatures on Kenya's wildlife trail:
On safari in Mozambique's Gorongosa National Park: 'The most diverse
Hit Havana this winter before Uncle Sam descends
Cosy up with a good meal and a real ale then climb the stairs to bed