Travel

  • LifestyleThe Telegraph

    The 10 biggest mistakes you can make at the airport

    We are approaching one of the busiest times of year for holidaymakers. Even if you are not hit by strikes or weather delays, getting through the airport smoothly can often be a struggle.

    3-min read
  • NewsThe Telegraph

    Why you should explore the lost land of the auk – Britain’s most underrated destination

    As I clambered over a step-stile, Papa Westray’s maritime heath opened up ahead, colonies of Scottish primrose creating a parti-coloured island view, gently sagging on three sides to the coast.

    9-min read
  • NewsThe Telegraph

    Russia is constantly targeting our planes, pilots say – here’s how it happens

    It sounds like every pilot’s worst nightmare – the hijacking of a plane’s GPS while it’s suspended some 40,000 ft above ground, with hundreds of passengers on board.

    6-min read
  • LifestyleThe Telegraph

    The best bars and nightlife in Cape Town

    There are a few nightlife hubs in Cape Town that offer a clustered mix of options that are close enough to stroll between if you just feel like browsing for fun; herewith a brief overview of these.

    11-min read
  • LifestyleThe Telegraph

    The 12 best things to do in Cape Town

    You really can’t overstate the case for visiting Cape Town. First, there’s the in-your-face beauty of a craggy mountain range that drops precipitously into a glittering sea, its flanks carpeted in greens and delicate florals. Then there’s the pristine white beaches lapped by – it must be said – a chilly Atlantic, their curves defined by giant granite boulders to bake on.

    13-min read
  • LifestyleThe Telegraph

    The 30 best restaurants in Cape Town

    Cape Town’s cuisine is all about fresh, locally sourced ingredients rather than a particular style of cooking (though cooking meat over coals is a national pastime) – and why not, when it is surrounded by fertile farmlands, and pounded by a bracing Atlantic. Some say we eat with our eyes, and here too the city offers a feast – vineyard-clad mountains, craggy peaks and a sparkling sea. It is no wonder that the city attracts the most talented chefs, and that Cape Town is regularly ranked one of th

    24-min read
  • LifestyleThe Telegraph

    The perfect holiday in Cape Town

    You really can’t overstate the case for visiting Cape Town. First, there’s the in-your-face beauty of a craggy mountain range that drops precipitously into a glittering sea, its flanks carpeted in greens and delicate florals. Then there’s the pristine white beaches lapped by – it must be said – a chilly Atlantic, their curves defined by giant granite boulders to bake on, and burbling mountain streams in dappled forests. And no visit is complete without at least one full day exploring some of the

    14-min read