Legendary Travellers

Leif Ericson discovered America about 500 years before Christopher Columbus, proving there was a whole lot more to being a Viking than pillaging and wearing horny headgear. Born in Iceland around AD 980, Ericson came from a distinguished, but violent, ...

Time and Distance

You never get over losing a partner, but travelling can help ease the pain.

Frequently Asked Questions

Practical travel advice on packing warm but light, cancelled flights, and avoiding hangovers.

Beating the Machines

Algorithms are shrinking our world and there’s only one to fight back.

A taste of the middle east

An authentic (and damn tasty) recipe to try at home.

Home is a Hamburger

In a world of exotic food, don’t be ashamed of choosing the familiar.

Frequently Asked Questions

Practical travel advice on airport transfers, translator apps, and what to do in Paris.

Have a sketchy trip

The benefits of packing a sketchbook instead of a camera phone.

The importance of getting homesick

Despite what you might think, missing home is a good thing.

Tasting the Stars In France

Champagne is more than a nice way to get tipsy at a wedding.

Frequently Asked Questions

Practical travel advice on tipping, singles fees, and jabs for China.