Virgin Atlantic makes first foray into South America with service to Brazil's biggest city

Virgin Atlantic has announced the launch of a flight from London Heathrow to the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo that will begin in 2020. The service will operate on a daily basis as of an unspecified date next year, with a Boeing 787-9 making the journey across the Atlantic in just...

‘I’ve always loved to fly, but I couldn’t afford it’ – David Jason on his passion for planes, trains and automobiles

David Jason is lost on the edge of the Pacific. Not, admittedly, in a literal sense – for he is sitting in an armchair in the Covent Garden Hotel, stirring a cup of tea. But his thoughts have been distant for a minute or so now – away on the west coast of the US,...

Albania has unveiled a contender for world's worst tourism slogan

Marketing can be a tricky business. For every advertisement which flirts with genius, imprinting a brand’s identity onto your brain via one clever trick of the camera or example of fine word-play, there is another which misses its target. In fact, if you will indulge the...

10 forgotten corners of the Commonwealth you'd never thought to visit

The Commonwealth is, of course, the last vestige of a British Empire which once straddled the globe. This much many people know. And yet – that this reminder of a different era still stretches to six continents (only Antarctica stands askance) and 53 countries is often...

Et tu, Bulgari? Site of Julius Caesar's assassination to receive a makeover

It is a reasonable assumption that places where exceedingly famous incidents occurred are well marked on the map. After all, if you want to see the spot where the Great Fire of London began, you can scarcely miss the grand column of the Monument, rising tall near the bank of the...

10 forgotten American state capitals that deserve more visitors

The American map does not always make it easy for those who want to learn more about the Western Hemisphere’s most eulogised country. Take its state capitals as an unwieldy example. The big one – the one with all the monuments and grand buildings; Washington DC...

How to explore the staggering national park that stars in Free Solo

There is an especially unnerving moment in the newly Oscar-anointed documentary Free Solo where the extent of the task facing the climber Alex Honnold becomes apparent. But, contrary to what you might expect, it is not one of the many beautifully crafted sequences where the...

Why 2019 is the best year to visit Singapore

This year marks 200 years since Sir Stamford Raffles arrived in the Garden City, and with a host of birthday celebrations happening around the island city-state, there has never been a better time to go.  Raffles, prized  Seeking to set up a new British trading...

The best job in the world? Meet the Antarctic guide who shares an ‘office’ with penguins

There is no doubt that Ernest Shackleton’s endeavours between April and August 1916 – when he sailed a lifeboat 800 miles across the southern Atlantic Ocean, crossed the remote frozen outcrop of South Georgia and returned to the even more distant Elephant Island to...

How to explore the world's greatest sights on a river cruise

You could be forgiven for thinking that the constraints of river cruising – narrow, meandering waterways at the tips of their bows, following a precise direction dictated by the currents – limit sightseeing. Far from it. Many of the greatest inland cities on the...

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