Visiting England? Pack this book

One of the easier ways to turn a regular old holiday into a richer experience is by reading a book about the country you’re visiting, while you’re there. It sets up a beautiful two-way street, where your surroundings give context ...

Write In The Heart Of France

Michel Houellebecq's novel explores the topics of identity and cohesion in the country.

High Tea

Every souvenir has a story, like this Maghrebi teapot from Morocco.

Carrying On With Joel Parkinson

Boards, beer and Sex Wax… world champ surfer Joel Parkinson opens his luggage.

Cathedrals of The Jet Age

The world's most beautiful airport terminals.

The Bigger Picture

See the Earth from a new perspective, thanks to these satellite images.

The Good Life

Every souvenir has a story, like this t-shirt from a London market.

Carrying On With Jarryd Hayne

What the code-hopping sports star packs when he's hopping on a flight.

The Garlic Ballads

A story of love and politics by Mo Yan, China's greatest living novelist.

Luck of The Irish

Every souvenir has a story, like this glittering keyring from Ireland.

Yoga for People Who Can’t Be Bothered

Geoff Dyer's wonky quest for unforgettable experiences.

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