Love in the Atacama Desert. A crush on an Ecuadorian surf instructor. Brief encounters in Paris. Recounting a string of holiday flings, we ask: what is it about travel that makes us collect heartbreak like passport stamps?
Human rights activist Jaz O’Hara founded The Worldwide Tribe in a bid to highlight the humanity behind world issues and inspire positive social change. We chat to her about uplifting refugee voices, celebrating differences and how we, as travellers, can help fight the good fight.
We’re heading to the revamped countryside pubs, Michelin-starred restaurants and a Neapolitan-style pizzeria that let you load up on good food before staying the night in their rather dapper rooms. Looking for a road-trip pit stop or mini staycation destination? Read on.
The Home Counties – that grassy cushion that surrounds London – are teeming with culture-rich towns and design-forward coastal villages that make for ideal weekend staycations. Here, we spotlight a few of our favourites.
Find safe harbour in the UK’s best lighthouse hotels and self-catered stays. We’ve picked out those with panoramic sea views, remote island locations and one that makes a great pit stop on the North Coast 500. Don’t have a head for heights? There are some natty keeper’s cottages too.
We rummage through the suitcase of Kalita Al Swaidi, founder of resort-wear label KALITA. She lets us in on holiday-dressing rationale, travel-inspired designs and where to stay and play in her favourite destination: Sardinia.
We caught up with some of Britain’s most in-the-know bikepackers to get some insider tips and tricks on how the bike-curious can set their wheels in motion.
Is Folkestone Kent’s most underrated seaside town? Great for a day trip or mini break from London, this rough-diamond city is studded with big-name art installations and great seafood restaurants – best enjoyed after a spell on the beach.
Waste-free and planet positive, fashion rental app By Rotation has created a community of label-savvy, conscious consumers. We chat with founder Eshita Kabra-Davies about borrowing Manolo Blahnik, streamlining your inbox and Mykonos’ most sought-after souvenirs.
Rising from the cliffs of Corfu, the eight-bedroom Villa Soukillia is the haute couture of self-catered holiday homes. Great for a sun-seeking group getaway, it comes with a fully stocked kitchen, infinity pool and a private beach. Want more? The harbour town of Kassiopi is on the doorstep – and we’ve found its best restaurants.
With crystalline waters and beaches that quite literally sparkle (the quartz in the sand leaves you with a light dusting of glitter on your skin), the Isles of Scilly make it easy to forget that you’re just 40km from mainland Britain.
You want scented saunas, outdoor pools billowy with steam and a padded lounger just big enough for two? We’ve got you covered. These are the best affordable spa breaks the UK has to offer.
In Postcode Pioneers, we celebrate independent shop owners from across the world as they share their neighbourhood haunts. This week, we chat about sustainably grown flowers and hidden corners of Hampstead Heath with the green-fingered doyenne behind north London’s The Allotment Florist.
To celebrate the collaboration between London-based tequila brand El Rayo and Yucatán-based artist Hola Lou, we’re giving one SUITCASE reader a bundle of goodies guaranteed to bring the effervescence of modern Mexico directly into your home.
The author of Outraged and Lead Cultural Curator, Black Music, UK at Apple Music talks about hitting the high notes and not having to choose. We discuss musical memories, career highlights, plus, the holiday destination that inspired her book, Outraged.