Meet India’s 15-year-old answer to David Attenborough

Meet India’s 15-year-old answer to David Attenborough

Ben Ross and his son search for elusive big cats in Madhya Pradesh with 15-year-old wildlife expert Jai Singh Bhati “How many squirrels would it take to kill a tiger?” asked Pete. We’d been on safari for some time, and the boys had exhausted all the usual “what’s your favourite subject at school” and “which teacher do […]
A snapshot of France under coronavirus lockdown

A snapshot of France under coronavirus lockdown

Running the biggest risk I’d run since knocking over a big bloke’s beer in a bar in Benidorm, I went to vote in France’s local elections yesterday. (That’s the kind of fun you get to have when you’ve added French nationality to your birth-right Britishness.) I took my...
Can I travel to France? Latest advice following coronavirus outbreak

Can I travel to France? Latest advice following coronavirus outbreak

As France moves towards lockdown to contain the spread of coronavirus, holidaymakers are starting to wonder what this means for their upcoming trips. Here, we look into the latest advice, and how the outbreak could affect your travels. France has moved towards a state...
What Race Across the World gets wrong about Latin America

What Race Across the World gets wrong about Latin America

You knew exactly what to expect from series two of the BBC’s Race Across the World. Heavily saturated clips of landmarks, throbbing cities, sunny skies, ominous storms – flicking by faster than a texting teen. The travellers looked excited, up for it. There was the...
10 amazing holidays in remote corners of Britain

10 amazing holidays in remote corners of Britain

With so many flights grounded and borders locked, plotting an overseas escape is a tall order. But you can still find splendid isolation in Britain – on remote islands, at end-of-the-road campsites or behind the bulwarks of your own private bastion.  1. Walk on the...