It takes several trips around the world to reveal that diversity is not a burden, but a strength. As one mixed-race woman immerses herself in a kaleidoscope of cultures abroad, she discovers a sense of belonging she’d struggled to find at home.
Produced by award-winning writers and photographers, these globe-trotting stories of intrigue and adventure are coupled with opinion and trend-forecasting pieces designed to keep you up to speed with all things travel.
As lockdown restrictions ease and countries begin to reopen their borders, we’re saying farewell to solo travel and bringing the entire family along for our next trip.
Many people from Europe or America wouldn’t think twice about hopping on a plane to Marrakech, Cape Town or Zanzibar. Yet for many Africans, the freedom to travel is harder won – even within their own country.
Harringay Warehouse District might have built its reputation on an underground party scene led by an iridescent cast of creative lodgers but, as plans are set in motion to build a gleaming new pavilion on the area’s grotty fringe, we ask what the future holds for this little-known, alternative enclave in north London.
In the wake of SpaceX’s launch of Crew Dragon, we explore a new era in which private companies reach for the stars and what this means for space tourism. Viewed from orbit, the imagined borders between race, religion and countries converge under one shared atmosphere. Is it possible we can find hope for the future 100km above Earth?
Nigerian-born Otegha Uwagba revisits her homeland, diving into the heat of Lagos via its silver-tongued storytellers and cosmopolitan entrepreneurs.
Introducing fugu: the lifestyle buzzword you didn’t know you already knew about. As affluent farmers rise to the glitzy echelons of the Instagram elite and we become gripped by a global drive towards self-sufficiency, we explore the new optics of luxury in an evermore environmentally conscious world.
We may be more virtually connected than ever, but how much do we really know about our identity? Thanks to advances in genetic technology and a more affordable entry point, DNA travel is in vogue. If you’ve ever been curious about your cultural heritage or wanted to trace the footsteps of ancestors, this is how to go about it.
For one millennial renter with an uncertain future, lockdown has been key to finding pleasure in the domestic sphere. How will he fare when normality resumes?
Travel plans have been scratched out of our diaries. Meet-ups are on pause. In the face of an uncertain future, we’re embracing the present with a fresh perspective – and our post-pandemic trips can only benefit from it.
Though hit hard, the travel industry will bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet the way we journey will be changed forever – and for the better. Delving into staycations, off-grid vacations and conscious travel, we look forward to the positive impact of changing habits.
We are bound to technology in a way humanity has never seen before. This affects everything we do, including trade and, more specifically, cash. With the rapid integration of digital payments and wallets in our daily lives, will cashless travel be the future of tourism?
Millennials: be careful what you wish for. Two weeks into lockdown, we explore the social side of social distancing and find that checking in with your friends and family is more important than keeping up with the Kardashians.
The decade of selfie sticks, foodstagrams and travel influencers is over. Gazing into an uncertain future, in which “facemask” no longer equates to “skincare routine”, we explore the changing role of influencers, the future of virtue signalling and say: bring back the fedoras already.
With months of social distancing and working from home on the horizon, how can we sustain motivation and productivity? We’re exploring the world of nootropics, the psychoactive substances designed to improve cognitive function and boost your mood.