Taking you from snow-capped mountains to hiking trails between waterfalls, through morning markets and rural enclaves, the Mitsuboshi-Kaidou: Three-Star Route Option Ticket (one-way) is the perfect Japanese travelling companion. More than just a way to get from A to B, it's a chance to immerse yourself in the real Japan. Trust us, there's a whole lot to see.
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.
In an era of hashtag activism, craftivism and culture jamming, is “booktivism” still an effective form of protest?
We’re ditching Japan’s headline destinations of Tokyo and Kyoto for under-the-radar prefectures ideal for the slower-paced explorer. Bringing together timeless traditions with modern artisan techniques, rugged coastlines and alpine villages, we’ve planned an itinerary to whisk you from Ishikawa to Gifu.
One writer and photographer celebrates London's diverse food culture and heritage by shining a light on chefs, bakers and shop owners personal stories.
Mina Holland, the Editor of Guardian Cook, pays a visit to the chef and food writer Rachel Roddy in the Sicilian town of Gela.
Liverpool’s restaurants, clubs and cultural venues may have closed their doors during the pandemic, but behind the scenes its tight-knit community of scouse artists, chefs and creatives are busy adapting and, in some cases, thriving.
For Vol. 30: Health, one writer seeks a sense of peace born of nature and moonlight in Japan’s Nagano Prefecture.
For Vol. 24: Slow, one writer embarks on a modern-day pilgrimage to Canterbury which opens up a spiritual path.
For Vol. 26: Nostalgia, one writer is rediscovering salty childhood pleasures in an old beach shack on Australia’s Great Mackerel Beach.
Folklore, fantasy and life on the margins as one Shropshire lass rediscovers devil’s county for Vol. 32: Homegrown.
Over the course of two pilgrimages to Uganda – travelling between Kampala, Gulu and the rural corners of the northern region – one Londoner embraces her African heritage and treads on strangely familiar territory.
Work and holiday – two words that needn’t be contradictory. Speaking to a new generation of multi-hyphenates, slashies and side-hustlers, we find that bringing the day job along for your trip may actually enhance your experience…
To many in the UK, fungi are the stuff of fairy tale, associated with witchcraft or psychedelics. Embarking on a mushroom-foraging expedition and tucking into a wild forest feast in rural Sussex, we get a taste of Britain’s untapped culinary landscape.
Celebrating the independents traders, shops and community-first businesses that are coming together to change the UK high street's fortune. These are the people, places and projects saving our high streets.
Both food and books can be forms of escapism. Inspired by her favourite novels, food designer Imogen Kwok creates four recipes that nourish our minds and bodies. Food for thought, indeed.