Meet the all-female cruise crew making history on International Women’s Day

Meet the all-female cruise crew making history on International Women’s Day

For centuries, the only female you’d find on most ships was wooden and nailed to the prow. Women on board were said to bring bad luck, and while this sailing superstition is mostly a thing of the past, the maritime industry is still predominantly male – only 2% of the world’s mariners are female. Things […]
The uncrowded alternative to Scotland’s greatest road trip

The uncrowded alternative to Scotland’s greatest road trip

Trundle through the heart of Scotland, taking in the Cairngorms and the Trossachs, on this under-appreciated trail The popularity of the North Coast 500 proves that the romance of a road trip endures, although lumbering motorhomes jousting with inexperienced drivers...
A wild camping adventure on horseback in the Lake District

A wild camping adventure on horseback in the Lake District

Sue Watt travels to the Lake District to trek and wild camp with a rare breed of pack pony I feel quite apprehensive when I first meet Lucky, Patty, Fairmile and Boo. Jet black, short and sturdy, they’re almost identical. They look wild, with strangely hairy ears and...