Practical, eco-friendly and architecturally mind-boggling, the humble shipping-container conversion has taken off in recent years. From a luxe hideaway in Devon to a wobbly number in County Donegal, we’ve pulled together a handful of our favourite units around the UK and beyond.
We're shining a light on the places we love and think you'll enjoy too, be it a boutique hotel, third-wave coffee shop or an up-and-coming gallery.
As the novelty of working from home wears thin, we’re trading in our four walls for city-centre hotel rooms converted into offices, co-working spaces beside ski-ready mountains and the sun-soaked island that puts the “remote” in remote working.
Columnist Alexandra Pereira lets us in on how to achieve hygge, lagom and koselig both at home and on minibreaks across Scandinavia. Here she takes an eco-conscious mini-break among the fjords, mountains and saunas of Oslo.
From the crown jewel of the Slovene Riviera to an unassuming hamlet in Kent (a coastal wilderness that’s popular with the art crowd), here are eight alternative destinations for those scoping out an autumn getaway.
Want wild swimming, hikes through flower-strewn hillsides and suppers in time-wizened villages? If you love the outdoors, it doesn’t get much better than a lake trip. From Slovenia’s fairy-tale waters to the screensaver-perfect pools of Albania, here are six of the most beautiful places to get back to nature in the Balkans.
Autumn in Switzerland’s Bernese Oberland region offers natural wellness via glassy lakes and scenic hikes – minus the crowds. All aboard for an autumnal journey through the snow-capped peaks of Switzerland's Bernese Oberland region.
Whether horse-whispering in France, spotting polar bears in Norway or going on safari in Kent, our round-up of Europe’s best experiences that let you get up-close with animals encourage a fresh outlook and help you get back to nature.
From obvious favourites such as Croyde in North Devon to Bristol’s Wavegarden to hidden coves in Yorkshire and beyond, we’ve traipsed all over the country to pull together a list of the best surf spots in the UK. Boards at the ready.
We’ve toured the UK’s most stylish creative retreats – from low-energy campsites where carpentry is the order of the day to renovated country piles replete with pottery studios and candle-making workshops – to bring you a tight edit of our favourite places to get creative.
We’ve picked out the films and documentaries that offer a window into the experiences of LGBTQ+ people and communities around the world. Expect cult 90s comedy, Oscar-winning flicks by Black filmmakers and gender-queer movies that have sparked the legal reform of trans rights.
Get in touch with the great outdoors on some of the Cotswold’s best walking routes. Guiding you between Chipping Norton to Bath, we’ve picked out scenic rambles past historical ruins and more challenging country hikes that give you a new perspective on a well-known city. Grab your walking boots.
After months of lockdown, we’re revamping our homes in a bid to transport ourselves anywhere but. In the absence of globetrotting, we’ve picked out the interior design pieces and homewares that will spirit you to Positano, Oslo and Mumbai without needing to leave home.
Not just for people who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community but for all allies and travellers, these books – some fiction, others travelogues and memoirs – shed a ray of light on the queer experience as we journey around the world.
In collaboration with Misela, a favourite brand among Istanbul’s modish crowd, we’ve designed a customisable collection of games that are at once classic and cool. Roll the dice for contemporary nostalgia whether you’re at home or away.
We’ve ventured from the Rocky Mountains to the Bay of Fundy, across snow-capped mountains, prairies and sandy shores to find Canada’s best camping destinations. Go off-grid in the backcountry or bed down in a pre-pitched oTENTik – everyone will be a happy camper.