In the excitement of booking a trip, all thoughts of your health often go out the window – Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth offers her handy pointers on how to prepare for any adventure
Taking kids to India means running the gamut of travel health issues - but how do you deal for the things you can't anticipate? Will Gray explains.
Local resident Professor Norman Ratcliffe offers practical tips on staying safe and healthy during the Rio Olympics. And how to make your Reais go further.
Don't let your fears stop you travelling – face them with this useful advice
If you suffer from a food allergy or lead a gluten-free diet, here's how to stay healthy and safe while on the road
Don't be lulled by the American dream – the USA actually has some rather nasty beasties lurking in its wild places...
Don’t be a wallflower on your travels: get stuck into the local culture and traditions without risking your health – Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth explains how
Our resident travel doctor assesses a real-life case study of a rabies emergency – what went right, what went wrong and what you need to know if it happens to you...
When travelling in areas affected by the Zika virus, prevention really is the best cure. Professor Larry Goodyer has the following advice for travellers
Cholera, consumption, bubonic plague... While these ailments sound archaic, they still exist – and some are on the up, says Dr Jane Wilson-Howarth
Sean Conway has completed the world’s longest triathlon and swum around the entire British coast. Here, he lists the 5 things you must know before setting off on your endurance adventure
With a recent survey revealing that 6% of the population suffer from aviophobia, Clinical Psychologist Dr Nick Mooney reveals his useful tips for overcoming or managing a fear of flying
Thailand has paradise islands, remarkable wildlife and fascinating cultures. These 5 tips will help solo female travellers make the most of the Land of Smiles, while staying safe and hassle-free...
Solo female travellers shouldn’t be put off travelling in a country as colourful and diverse as India, says writer Anna Phipps. Here are her 5 practical tips for travelling safely
Following a close call with cancer, Sandra Reekie discovered the joys and freedom of solo travel. Here's her story, along with specialist solo trips and our advice for how to make the most of travel-for-one
Everything you need to know about the spectacle of nature that tops most travellers’ wishlists
Wild, vast and red, the Australian Outback offers desert, big rocks, Aboriginal encounters and tasty bush tucker. What are you waiting for?
Primary teacher Lesley-ann Rosenberg shares the things she learned flying from Brisbane to London with her 11-year-old son.
Our family travel expert reveals the ancient beliefs that can inspire and improve your family travels...
Melanie Gow reveals how travel can teach your children tolerance, compassion and empathy and, in the process, make the world a better place
If you want to inspire a love of travel in your children, ditch the museums and let them experience the world, says Melanie Gow
You love travel, but that doesn't necessarily mean your kids will. Peter Moore reveals the tricks he uses to nurture wanderlust in his daughter
As their African adventure reaches Zimbabwe, the Cagol children have become braver and more independent. But danger is never far away, lurking in the bush...
Parents hope it’s the history and the culture, but Peter Moore discovers that it’s the crazy stuff that sticks
The Cagols decided to travel around the world to introduce their kids to truly wondrous experiences. Will a moonbow over Victoria Falls be one of them?
The Cagols continue their family adventure across Africa, camping in an orphanage in the heart of Malawi
The Cagols have just spent a year travelling the world. 11-year-old Madeline shares her diary entries from their last week in Africa, revealing what she really thought about her family’s big adventure.
We asked top crime writers, including Patricia Cornwell and Val McDermid, where they travel to to escape the darkness. These are the places they love to hike, dive, climb or learn about medieval torture…
Thinking of tackling the highest free-standing mountain in the world? Heed these words of advice from Abhimanyu Bose, who summited on the Machame route...
With news that last year more people were killed taking selfies than by shark attacks, we look at the most deadly places to pull out your selfie stick
Morocco is a wonderful country to explore, but it can sometimes be daunting for the uninitiated, especially if you’re a woman travelling alone. Follow these savvy tips to stay safe but still adventurous
Always on the move and fascinated by the world around them, toddlers make the ideal travel companion. Here are five destinations they’ll love to explore beside you...
Travelling with young children doesn't have to be an ordeal. Avoid these easy blunders and your family adventure will be more fun, more relaxed and more enriching
Photographer Réhahn has travelled the world but now calls Hoi An, in central Vietnam, ‘home’. These 15 vibrant, evocative photos celebrate light and colour across Vietnam’s Yellow City
With incredible wildlife, epic history and delicious food, Alderney isn't even the largest of the Channel Islands, but it's starting to make a big splash with visitors...