A post-war surfing renaissance is underway in Africa’s oldest republic

Nestled between Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, and Guinea, Liberia is the oldest republic in Africa. But despite its historic legacy, in the minds of many outsiders, the West African nation…



What is the UNESCO World Heritage List?

We have all heard of the UNESCO World Heritage List and we can even name at least a couple of famous sights from it. But how is the List formed…



The most visited cities around the world

No matter what travel trends crop up, tourists still return to the same tried-and-tested places they know they’re bound to love. The Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index 2019, ranks 200…



Best photography destinations in Mexico

Mexico is a country where there are incredibly diverse landscapes, and exploring its territory becomes an endless search, from beaches and deserts to forests and volcanoes. It is one of…



Luxury train journeys: Discover the world in a new light on a voyage through spectacular scenery

Agatha Christie once said: ‘Trains are wonderful… to travel by train is to see nature and human beings, towns and churches, and rivers, in fact, to see life.’ She was…



Mexico City is Sinking

The land in Mexico City is depressing at an ‘unstoppable rate’ of up to 20 inches a year. Mexico City is sinking at an ‘unstoppable’ with some parts decompressing up…



Sakura – the symbol of Japan

When the god of the mountains offered Ninigi, the grandson of the sun goddess, to marry one of his daughters, he decided that if he gave preference to the eldest,…



The breathtaking majesty of volcanoes via jaw-dropping photographs

There are few sights on Earth’s landscapes as awe-inspiring as a volcano – active or dormant. And a new book underscores this, offering ‘a visual celebration of the most impressive,…



America’s 15 Coolest Ghost Towns to Visit

Take a step back in time while visiting these historic – and slightly spooky – ghost towns. While the term “ghost town” may sound like a village haunted by spirits,…



11 incredible places you should travel in 2021

We’re pinning our hopes on this year bringing back travel – and if it does, these are the destinations you should hit up first. The year 2020 was a bad…