Advice

In the age of Greta, many British holidaymakers – and even some travel journalists – are pledging to swap flying for more environmentally-friendly modes of transport.  Suggest trains as an alternative to planes, however, and most people will usually complain about costs. It’s cheaper to fly, they claim, thanks to low-cost airlines and pricey rail fares. Yes,
0 Comments
Discover your spiritual side amid spectacular scenery, says Nick Trend 1. Dreamtime rock Uluru, the red sandstone formation in central Australia that rises nearly 3,000ft above sea level, is one of the most spectacular sights in the outback. Climbing was banned in October 2019 because the mountain is revered by the Anangu people who associate
0 Comments
Hawaii’s sandy beaches, big surf, volcanic landscapes, rugged coastlines and tropical glamour beckon. But cruise choices abound. Do you prefer a big ship with a cast of thousands and a huge variety of onboard activities and restaurants, or a small ship for a more intimate atmosphere, personal attention, peace and quiet, and seeing the same
0 Comments
British visitors to Australia should spend more time indoors, authorities have warned, as the country is gripped by record-breaking temperatures and devastating bush fires. Sydney, which attracts more than four million international visitors a year, has been cloaked in a haze of smoke from scores of nearby bush fires, prompting the New South Wales ambulance
0 Comments
Whether the priority is ultra-warmth, maximum dexterity or a slim and elegant look, our buying advice and technology tips will help you choose the right ski and snowboard gloves – or mittens – this season. Cinch straps Whether it’s in the form of tighten-to-fit elastic pulls at the top of gloves or Velcro fastening at
0 Comments
Winter walking has a beauty and excitement all of its own. The circular walks below have been chosen to represent the full geographical and geological diversity of our Great British landscapes with an eye for the topical, historical and just plain beautiful. For each we’ve suggested a cosy pub for your walk’s end where you
0 Comments
It probably shouldn’t come as a surprise that the Namib Desert is out-of-this-world extraordinary. Before arriving I already know the basic facts: formed around 55 to 80 million years ago, it’s thought to be our oldest desert, the second driest on the planet, and has the highest dunes anywhere. Yet in reality, when faced with the
0 Comments
Riviera Travel has been providing luxury escorted tours for more than 35 years. Voted Which? Travel Brand of the Year in 2017. Travellers are delighted with the professionalism and knowledge of the local guides, and the value for money. 97% of travellers book again. This holiday is provided by, and your resulting contract and booking
0 Comments
Riviera Travel has been providing luxury escorted tours for more than 35 years. Voted Which? Travel Brand of the Year in 2017. Travellers are delighted with the professionalism and knowledge of the local guides, and the value for money. 97% of travellers book again. This holiday is provided by, and your resulting contract and booking
0 Comments
Riviera Travel has been providing luxury escorted tours for more than 35 years. Voted Which? Travel Brand of the Year in 2017. Travellers are delighted with the professionalism and knowledge of the local guides, and the value for money. 97% of travellers book again. This holiday is provided by, and your resulting contract and booking
0 Comments