Friday, May 24, 2019

Travel

From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Ways to get out on the water in SF

Strip away SoMa’s startups and what’s left of the Haight’s hippie havens, and you’ll find what makes San Francisco so special underneath it all:...

American Don Cash dies on Everest

May is one of the peak months for summiting Everest, and hundreds of climbers all push for the summit around the same time. On...

Botswana will allow elephant hunting

While most countries are imposing stricter rules on animal hunting, designed to promote the survival of endangered and at-risk species, Botswana seems to be...

The habits you pick up bartending

You can take the bartender out of the bar, but…from overtipping, sleeping in, and being able to make everyone else feel comfortable, here are...

Traditional Naxi dishes from Yunnan

The Naxi ethnic group in China has a cuisine unlike any other in the country. It’s bursting with flavor, from smoked pork served with...

Send us a tip on a theme park in Europe for the chance to...

Great rides, a lovely setting, imaginative play areas, friendly staff … there are lots of ingredients that go into making a really good theme...

Hiker’s guide to Gros Morne NP

Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada’s easternmost province, is a pretty magical place. Gorgeous unspoiled wilderness, spectacular hiking trails, icebergs, whale watching, and a Viking history...

Hadrian’s Wall’s early visitors would have taken a selfie if they could – and...

Ever in search of moral panic, the Daily Mail has reported that an excess of tourists taking selfies on Hadrian’s Wall has caused a...

Great places to see wildlife in the UK: readers’ travel tips

Winning tip: Rainham, Essex Cuckoos, kingfishers, water voles, marsh harriers, seals and fantastic views from the coffee shop: inside the M25! Take a bow, Rainham...

Airbnb and 23andMe travel program

There have been some pretty unlikely business collaborations throughout the years, and Airbnb and 23andMe might rank among the strangest. On Tuesday, the homesharing...