St Michael's Mount
©Mike Newman

Penzance: new life at the end of the line

The arty Cornish town is becoming a destination in its own right

A fantasy island

A pirate’s hide-out in the Seychelles has been reborn as a $5,000-a-night retreat

St Edward’s Presbytery, Ramsgate, restored and let by the Landmark Trust
©John Miller/The Landmark Trust

Augustus Pugin’s seaside home

A Victorian visionary’s house in Kent has been given a new lease of life by the Landmark Trust

A projection of the Matterhorn on the parliament building on the Bundesplatz

The rebranding of Bern

The medieval capital is reinventing itself with contemporary attractions and compelling art shows

Postcard from . . . Eltham Palace

The Courtaulds’ modern reimagining of a former royal home

Lupine Meadows in Grand Teton National Park
©Andrew M Wright

Wyoming: where the wild flowers are

In national parks better known for mountains and lakes, the flora is the star attraction for Akhil Sharma

Donald Trump with Tiger Woods
©MPI01/MediaPunch/Capital Pictures

Donald Trump tees off in New York City

The billionaire property developer is about to open a $100m golf course — in the Bronx

A scene from the film 'Paddington'

On location: Paddington

The new film about the marmalade-loving bear puts London on the big screen

Postcard from . . . Denmark

After spending two millennia in a bog, a mummified body is about to take centre stage in a bold new museum

Lucy Kellaway target-practising on the Petworth estate with David Whitby, head gamekeeper;
©Howard Sooley

Lucy Kellaway joins the hunting and shooting set

A new package offers wealthy tourists the opportunity to spend a day stalking deer and be back in central London in time for dinner

The expert selection: boutique city retreats in Italy

The author of numerous guides picks four hidden gems in popular city destinations in the country

Postcard from ... Cyprus

Nicosia’s AG Leventis Gallery makes public a private art collection that spans 400 years

Don your 3D glasses to fight Scotland’s ‘auld enemy’

A new attraction at the historic site enables visitors to relive the confrontation between Robert the Bruce’s followers against a mightier English invasion force

Postcard from . . . Yorkshire

A behind-the-scenes visit to the company celebrated for its classy tea rooms, cakes and Easter treats

Foreign visitors to UK spend over £20bn

Overall tourist spending beats pre-crisis levels

Postcard from . . . Crans-Montana: City break heads downhill

The Momentum ski festival aims to recreate the atmosphere of a world cup race for City of London snowsports fans

All aboard the new fast train to Spain

Breakfast in London, lunch in Paris, dinner in Barcelona

Christmas city breaks

’Tis the season . . . to look beyond the familiar European destinations. Three writers offer alternatives

Postcard from... New York

New Yorkers are sacrificing hours of sleep in order to try the cronut, created by French baker Dominique Ansel

Flight-seeing in Alaska

In the wilds of America’s largest national park, the best way to get around is by plane


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