©Revolution Films

On location: ‘The Trip to Italy’

The six-part series follows the pair as they embark on a road-trip from Piedmont, in the north, south to Capri

Destination inspiration

Survival expert Bear Grylls during the shoot for the Dos Equis Most Interesting Academy webisodes which feature Grylls? top urban survival tips and will be available online at MostInterestingAcademy.com on June 18. Bear Grylls is a distinguished instructor for the Dos Equis Most Interesting Academy?s ?Survival in the Modern Era? course. (Casey Rodgers / AP Images for Dos Equis) **EXCLUSIVE****EXCLUSIVE**
Explore the world with noted adventurers and award-winning writers such as Bear Grylls, Jan Morris and Lionel Shriver
Dates and details of global events and spectacles, such as Sydney’s Crave Food Fair (above), to build an adventure, a holiday or a trip around
Table Mountain view
A look at what the country can offer to urbanites and adventurers alike
Andy Murray’s Cromlix hotel

Andy Murray, hotelier

The tennis champion launches his new venture – a luxury hotel near his Scottish home town of Dunblane

Painting by Jean-Baptiste Oudry

Postcard from ... Cyprus

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

The Palio in Ferrara

The Palio of Ferrara

The Italian city is home to a historic racing event and renaissance treasures that cry out for a wider audience

The peaks of the Cadini di Misurina near Cortina d’Ampezzo
©Randy Jay Braun

The mighty Dolomites

On the mountain border between Italy and Austria, Hugh Thomson explores dramatic peaks and the area’s little-known Ladin culture

Sierra Nevada mountains
©Robin Gautier

Culture and skiing in Granada

The Moorish city is the ideal destination for an alternative family ski trip

The mausoleum of Zeynel Bey at Hasankeyf
©Julian Allason

Soon-to-be sunken treasure

The historic Turkish town of Hasankeyf is set to disappear beneath the waters of a new reservoir

A terrace at Villa dei Vescovi

Renaissance retreats

Two historic villas – both now available to rent – provide grand bases for exploring the Veneto region of Italy

Godafoss waterfall in northern Iceland

Iceland: a ‘Games of Thrones’ tour

Visiting locations from our favourite TV series is a growing trend: Isabel Berwick goes ‘set-jetting’

oranges in a bag

Postcard from . . . Seville

No fewer than 25,000 orange trees grace the city’s streets and gardens

A fresh start for the grande dame of the Alps

Long synonymous with stars of the 1960s and 1970s, Gstaad is looking to attract younger visitors to fill its deserted slopes

Bowie in Berlin

Rory Maclean revisits the landmarks that inspired the pop legend

Passport for the palate

A former London broker is creating innovative ways of opening up San Sebastián’s culinary scene to outsiders

A blend of the high life and a hard slog

In the Italian Dolomites, a new take on ski touring swaps rough mountain refuges for five-star hotels

Blast from the past

Opening later this year, the Icelandic version of Pompeii will let visitors look back in time – to 1973

Russia’s billion-dollar ski resort

A remote and ramshackle mountain village has been transformed to host February’s Winter Olympics

Postcard from ... Austria

The Schwarzbrunn offers the chance to combine a pampering spa break with a retreat at a mountain-top monastery

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

Postcard from . . . St Petersburg: The Fabergé Museum

The first exquisite egg created for Emperor Alexander III as an Easter present for his wife is the highlight of the collection

Five-star Courchevel

A grown-up, bling-free version of luxury in the Alps


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