Thousands of retirees travel to enjoy themselves, maybe follow a passion or spend money on comforts – we feel we’ve earned and/or need them. Pilgrimages to religious sites are also common but may be more a physical than spiritual journey as many routes and sites are now commercialised and crowded.
Many bucket lists have the scribbled words "helicopter flight" in big letters. The most remarkable sights of mammoth landscapes such as Victoria Falls in Zambia or the Grand Canyon in Arizona are feasts for the eyes. Before you book a helicopter tour, do a bit of research and never fly if the weather is terrible.
Everyone in the world is susceptible to the Wuhan coronavirus, as no one has had it before, and there's no vaccination at the time of writing this. Here are a few basic rules that should be followed to avoid the coronavirus, especially when travelling.
Train travel in Europe is experiencing resurgence, thanks to Greta Thunberg encouraging people to fly less. Germany is making long-distance fares cheaper, and there are plans to introduce more night trains across the continent.
Planning an American road trip? North America offers a diverse landscape of mountains, forests, deserts, prairies and dramatic coastlines – providing the perfect setting for an exciting adventure by car. Here are our top tips for anyone planning their first American road trip.
Whether you’re travelling on your own or with a companion, it’s important to stay safe and aware, no matter where you are. We’ve compiled a list of tips for how to keep safe when staying in hotels, focusing on being aware for all eventualities.
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