Hidden places around the world to explore when we can travel again

Hidden places around the world to explore when we can travel again

With the world off limits, Sarah Baxter celebrates places that rarely appear on the travel map – and urges us to look beyond the obvious  When I wrote a book called Hidden Places, I wasn’t expecting the concept of hiding to be quite so on-trend… Right now, being secreted away somewhere remote and special seems […]
Why food is the best way to travel without leaving home

Why food is the best way to travel without leaving home

An excursion to the medieval town of Burgos, Spain. A trip to the United States in early summer to see extended family. A weekend jaunt to the south of France.   These were the travel plans on my calendar this year, a calendar that was suddenly wiped clean when the...
Why coronavirus shouldn’t end our love affair with travel guidebooks

Why coronavirus shouldn’t end our love affair with travel guidebooks

“Well, what a flipping pickle this is, eh?” said a voice when I answered my phone yesterday. Actually the language was rather fruitier, but let’s excuse that for now; as you may have heard, these are unprecedented times. The caller was one of my competitors, the...