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Where do pilots go on holiday?

Where do pilots go on holiday?

Still looking for holiday inspiration for your big 2017 break? We asked a panel of well-travelled British Airways pilots which destinations they want to visit this year – and which new routes are on their radar.

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Shake up your summer holiday

Shake up your summer holiday

Whether you’re looking for Caribbean-style beaches closer to home or want to indulge in a hefty dose of culture without the crowds, these alternative escapes are guaranteed to make your summer sizzle.

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Explore the world's best fairytales

Explore the world's best fairytales

You’ve seen the film, now travel to castles in rural France, palaces in the Middle East and the rugged mist-covered mountains of Scotland. All of these locations have been the inspiration behind some of the best stories on screen.

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New Orleans in 48 hours

New Orleans in 48 hours

The soulful southern US city is a melting pot of European, Creole and African culture, cuisine and curiosities, where the carnival spirit is alive and kicking all year round (and not just during Mardi Gras). Make the most of British Airways’ new direct flights from London to get to grips with the Big Easy. Here, local writer Mike Welch shares his recommendations for a memorable 48 hours.

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New York’s best live music venues

New York’s best live music venues

The city that brought you Lou Reed, Lady Gaga and Jay-Z has never been short of venues. Whether it’s blockbuster bands or hot new talent you’re after, Edmund Vallance suggests eight of the best places to hear live music.

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What to do for free in NYC

What to do for free in NYC

Who says you have to be a big spender to fully embrace the Big Apple? You can step into an Empire state of mind without ever opening your wallet. Local writer Zach Udko picks 26 free things to do if you’re on a budget in New York City.

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Ibiza Weekender

Ibiza Weekender

Like any wild child of the 90s, Ibiza has now grown up. But, with its natural beauty, stylish clubs and fusion restaurants, we can’t see it ever getting old. Here’s how to spend 48 hours in Ibiza: enough time to soak in the pool, sip down a cocktail, slip on your dancing shoes, and be back boasting by Monday.

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Prague for arts and culture

Prague for arts and culture

Prague has always boasted fairy-tale castles, ornate palaces and historic museums, but it has also developed a sharp and happening arts and culture scene. Harriet Cooper uncovers the Czech capital’s bohemian sights and hangouts.

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Things to do in France

Things to do in France

It’s not without good reason that we have a romanticised idea of France, with its picture-postcard villages, swathes of rolling countryside, quaint cafés and glorious coastlines. But from Paris to Montpellier and Lyon to Bordeaux, France is also bustling with creative modernity in everything from food to fashion.

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Cape Town: a weekend guide

Cape Town: a weekend guide

The Mother City always features on ‘top ten’ lists – and for good reason. Curious culinistas get a world-class menu of foodie opportunities, sun slaves can’t resist the Atlantic seaboard and nature lovers get an eye-watering visual feast. Here’s how to top up your ‘I-heart-Cape-Town’ tank in just 48-hours. The best part? You don’t have to take a single day of leave.

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Port Elizabeth: a weekend guide

Port Elizabeth: a weekend guide

With its award-winning beaches and laidback lifestyle, South Africa’s ‘Friendly City’ couldn’t be friendlier. Yet Port Elizabeth – or PE as it’s known to locals – is enjoying a sustained period of urban renewal and several historic areas have become exciting new hubs. No extra leave? No problem. Here’s how to spend a perfect 48 hours in the city.

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8 things to know about Chile.

8 things to know about Chile

To celebrate British Airways’ new route to Santiago – the only non-stop service from London to the Chilean capital we’ve uncovered eight surprising facts about this amazing country that are guaranteed to inspire wanderlust.

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Unforgettable Caribbean hideaways

With its dreamy beaches, bluer-the-blue waters and dramatic landscapes, the sun-drenched Caribbean is paradise on earth. But it’s not just for loved-up couples who want to kick back – there’s plenty to keep families busy too. Here’s our ultimate guide to five of its islands, whether you’re travelling kid-free or with the kids in tow.

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Explore the Caribbean’s quirky side

Think you know the Caribbean? Think again. Travel writer Evelyn Torres looks at five unusual ways to experience these tropical islands. From wild pig swimming in the Bahamas to zip lining through the St Lucia rainforest, prepare to be surprised – and inspired.

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Magical Muscat and beyond.

Magical Muscat and beyond

With laid-back locals, a rich heritage and captivating landscapes, Oman might be less glitzy than its Middle Eastern neighbours Dubai and Abu Dhabi, but it is awash with exotic delights and sights waiting to be discovered.

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