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Top 10 destinations for walking holidays

Top 10 destinations for walking holidays

Ten of our favourite places to rest your head after a ramble

Vanishing vacations

Vanishing vacations

The latest trend in travel is driven not just by the desire for new experiences and exotic memories, but also by the more immediate threat that many far-flung places are under

Famous and fading

Famous and fading

Getting a taste for Auckland’s new foodie vibe

Getting a taste for Auckland’s new foodie vibe

New Zealand’s famous geography gives its food scene a distinct advantage, writes Amy Louise Bailey

What’s the word? Johannesburg

What’s the word? Johannesburg

Isabel Conway visits South Africa’s largest city to be met by fabulous food, friendly locals, some harrowing history and idyllic out-of-town rural landscapes

Make me an island

Make me an island

It has its share of nightlife, but in truth Malta is a daytime type of destination: perfect for enjoying beautiful sunny afternoons, delicious cuisine and the occasional picturesque location for Game of Thrones

Beyond the backpackers

Beyond the backpackers

The hikers’ haven of Belize is getting a serious injection of luxury – and yes, there will be overwater bungalows, writes Nikki Ekstein

Anchors away: How cruise operators are targeting the young

Anchors away: How cruise operators are targeting the young

Hear the word ‘cruises’ and you immediately think of elderly holidaymakers sitting on deck playing bridge. But now several lines are targeting a younger customer with all kinds of innovations

48 hours in Frankfurt

48 hours in Frankfurt

Germany’s fifth-largest city may be better known for its commerce than its cool quotient, but there is more than meets the eye to Frankfurt - making it a great place to spend a weekend

In Solomon’s footsteps

In Solomon’s footsteps

Famous for its lemurs, spectacular Baobab trees and Biblical connections, Madagascar is now home to a new five-star eco resort, writes Brandon Presser

Feeling the blues on the civil rights trail

Feeling the blues on the civil rights trail

50 years after the assassination of Dr Martin Luther King jr, Isabel Conway travels to the heartland of the US civil rights struggle, through Tennessee and Mississippi

Street scenes from the Big Easy

Street scenes from the Big Easy

A trip to America’s Deep (fried) South comes with a caveat: it may make you a more rounded person, in more ways than one

Swing north for a superior golf break

Swing north for a superior golf break

As well as producing some of the world’s top professionals, including Rory McIlroy, the North is home to an impressive selection of golf courses where players of any standard can practise their skills

The jewel in China’s crown

The jewel in China’s crown

Alix Coutures journeys to Hong Kong, and finds a land of contrasts that offers an exhilarating experience

Meandering through  the Mekong  Delta

Meandering through the Mekong Delta

Bustling markets, floating villages and impromptu English lessons: Isabel Conway takes a slow boat ride through a heavenly-looking region in south-east Asia that is slowly coming to terms with the horrors of its past