With the rampant increase in cheap flights and package deals, even once hidden islands are now full of tourists on journeys of personal discovery. Try this dozen for size…
Whether you like them sinfully self-indulgent or slightly more wholesome, there’s still nothing that can make your mouth water quite like the perfect dessert. Here are the best after dinner treats from across the globe.
From ice palaces to a converted 747 jumbo jet, here are the most eccentric hotels from around the globe.
Deep Fried Devils? Deadly Pancakes? Australian Meat Pie? Think I’ll stick to the Full English pal, but thanks. If you’re more opened minded than ol’ Sabotage, grab a plate for this nosh from round the world.
Fed up with the same old restaurants serving the same old thing? How about the having dinner dangling from a crane or your food served by ninjas?
Taking you on a tour of the world’s biggest and boldest toy shops, where children never go home empty handed, and parents always go home empty-walleted.
Your mother always told you there was no such thing as monsters… but she was wrong, sort of. Here are some of the planet’s best mythical nasties and the reasons why we should all be worried.
It’s brass out there, so naturally here’s a guide to the world’s most beautiful paradise beaches. Get dreaming…
Introducing an array of spectacular hiking routes through the Great Smoky Mountains. And there was us thinking Tennessee was all about whisky…
It would take over 400 years to excavate all of the wrecked ships currently unclaimed on the oceans floors. But just think of all the treasure you might find.
An experts guide to the best heart rate pumping, adrenalin firing, throat screaming experiences you’ll be happy to queue for.
Achieve new heights when it’s just you against the wall with these breathtaking climbs.
Looking to impress your other half? Here’s a guide to the most heart meltingly romantic places on Earth.
Sick to death of the screaming kids and stale farts of budget airlines but still terrified by the idea of 18 hour bus trips? Welcome to the peaceful, relaxing reality of the world’s greatest train journeys.
Rampant deforestation, pollution, poachers and the general malaise of the human race have seen more and more species joining the Dodo. Feast your eyes on this lot before they go the same way…
Norweigan Stav anyone? Bit of Peruvian Rumi Maki? Here at ST we’re more lovers than fighters, but if you fancy yourself as a bit of a street fighting man then this little lot will sort out the men from the boys.
When it comes to safaris, one continent rules them all. Whether it’s the wildlife or the scenery that appeals to you, here are five of Africa’s most stunning locations.
Hidden under the world’s oceans, these lost cities have inspired tall tales and expensive expeditions alike. Let us take you through these antiquated wonderlands whilst keeping your feet firmly on dry land.
Rolling greens, sand dunes and even ocean views. If the sight of the fence at the driving range just isn’t enough for you, then here’s a guide to the best route in to the 19th.
Forget the Great Wall, the Hanging Gardens or Christina Hendricks figure, the real wonders of the world have gone largely unpublicised. From ancient Indonesian monuments to the labyrinthian Egyptian catacombs, these are guaranteed to take your breath away.
From the Danube to the Yangtze via The Amazon and the Ganges, the world has some truly spectacular rivers. And no, the River Severn isn’t in here…
To call a hotel boutique it seems you only need to be small, cramped and serve rubbish breakfasts. These beauties though, they really are the business…
It’s one of the oldest forms of relaxation and, if you’re lucky, might land you with a cheeky fish supper. Here’s some of the greatest spots on earth to cast your rod.
Forget your flat pints and Bacardi breezers, there’s still an art to making the perfect drink. Providing you find a barkeep with the skills that is. With that in mind, here are some of the premier purveyors of the perfect plonk.
Life under the sea isn’t all singing crabs and discarded shopping trolleys. Thanks to the good folks at PEDI, we bring you all the wonders of the underwater world.
Grab your boots, your backpack and some bottle. Hawaii isn’t for the faint-hearted, but the rewards are mesmerising.
Get ready to journey to the ends of the earth on the world’s most remote sightseeing tour. Not one knobhead playing crap music out of his mobile out here.
Fancy getting away from it all for a bit? Try volcano surfing in Nicaragua or perhaps some nice relaxing tectonic diving in Iceland.
There is some mental stuff in museums the world over, might also help out with a bit of xmas Trivial Pursuit or, if your presents are that bad, a home to send them to.
Are you bored of bolognese? Tired of tikka masala? Is the only thing worse than your grumbling belly the crippling thought of another Pot Noodle? Well worry not, as these cookery classes will banish your nightmares of dinner-time mediocrity forever.
They say an Englishman’s home is his castle, so why not his hotel as well? We take a look at some of the world’s best B&B Battlements that are all fit for a King
We’ve scoured the globe to find the very best buildings that some lucky souls get to call their 9 to 5. If there are such things as offices you’ll never tire of working in, then here they are.
Sorry abseilers, but when it comes to making a swift drop in altitude, there’s only one way to do it. Here are some of the world’s most vertigo inducing bungee jumps.
As much as we love dossing in a field, drinking flat cider and listening to the latest indie warblings, there’s a whole lot more to the festival experience. Food fight anyone?
Didn’t get tickets to Glasto this summer or perhaps you’ve had enough of the old routine? Why not try something completely different this year…
Explore the rich secrets of the shallows with a mask, fins and the entire cast of Finding Nemo.
If you prefer the dark to the drinks and the bats to the beaches then for your next jaunt away, why not check out some of the world’s most stunning caves.
If drunken boxing or running scared isn’t really your sort of thing, then why not master mind and body with these traditional disciplines? From Taekwondo to Sea Jousting, via Mexican Wrestling of course.
Tired of running through the park with the dog or doing sit-ups while watching Jeremy Kyle, well there’s a few ways you can get out there and train with the pros.
The Ryder Cup, The Boat Race and… Wife Carrying!? We’ve searched the globe to bring you the fiercest of sporting rivalries.
One for all you Valentines out there – a guide to the world’s most romantic destinations. Go on, ask her…
Little umbrellas are out, this is about a glass with class. Time to meet the masters of cocktail making. These chaps will even make you a tipple to match your mood. Impressed? Tell them, the result could be tasty.
In the film Taxi Driver, Robert De Niro said that “Someday a real rain will come and wash all this scum off the streets”. We’re not sure that this is quite what he had in mind, but here are some of today’s tidiest and most environmentally sound urbanisations.
When your day is coming to a close, what better way to spend it than by catching the rays of the planet’s most breathtaking sunsets.
In travel, as in life, the journey is often better than the final destination. Here’s a look inside some of the comfiest, most relaxing lounges in the world. Careful you don’t miss your flight though.
Not quite suitable for the people watchers amongst you, these pubs and clubs have the unique distinction for supplying as much altitude as they do attitude.
Sick of walking up and down crappy high streets and shopping centres bigger than small countries? Try these old school markets for size. You never know, one might be on your doorstep (you are from Morocco, right?)
Want to stay in Julia Roberts’ bed from Pretty Woman? What about the suite Michael Caine’s character partied in during The Italian Job? Should probably steer clear of the one from The Shining mind.