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How to make the most of your trip

How to make the most of your trip

Why visit one holiday hot spot when you can squeeze two into your holiday? It’s never been easier to fly into one great destination and out of another, meaning it’s time for a road trip. Chris Leadbeater picks six epic adventures.

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Ten boast-worthy travel destinations.

Ten boast-worthy travel destinations

What if your next adventure was guaranteed to make your mates jealous (in the best possible way, of course)? Travel writer Chris Leadbeater picks 10 travel destinations to add to your wishlist this year.

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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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Things to do in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam: Best five things to do

Slip down the canals by boat, join the peloton of cyclists or jolt along merrily in a tram. One of the most charming qualities of Amsterdam is that your journeys through it can be as eye-opening as where you end up. Enjoy a historical city in motion with no shortage of highbrow and lowbrow distractions.

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Larnaca: five best things to do

Larnaca: five best things to do

With year-round sunshine, sandy beaches and locals who will woo you, Larnaca is full of variety and excitement. Wander around ancient ruins, hop on a banana boat or stroll the palm tree-lined promenade. Whatever it is you’re looking for, Larnaca and its neighbouring towns will leave you in awe.

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Things to do in Budapest

Grand days out in Budapest

It’s a city of two sides – the ruined past and the dynamic present. You can see both just by lounging in a bath lit by funky modern lighting at the historical Gellért spa. Whether you want to haunt the castle district or prop up a ruin bar, Budapest has all the makings of a fantastic city break.

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Where to stay in Vancouver

It’s a city for those who want to be outdoors, whether skiing, hiking or exploring the wilds. But you need a roof over your head at the end of the day, so make it a nice one. Whether you’re looking for a short stay, or to make the city your home for a while, pick a hotel in Vancouver that’s perfect for you.

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Do it all in Boston

Boston is a city of neighbourhoods and exploring them on foot is easy-breezy. So, go for marathons and tea parties, chowder and Red Sox. Boston’s spirit is more than a feeling, it’s a way of life.

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Toronto hotels for every budget

From the waterfront views, to the vibrant central city streets, our guide to Toronto’s best hotels offers something for every budget and taste. Kickback in this cultural cosmopolitan.

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Five of Chile’s best coastal towns

Five of Chile’s best coastal towns

Stretching for more than 4,300km, from the Atacama Desert in the north to the fjords and glaciers of Patagonia in the south, local writer Sarah Gordon picks her top spots along the Chilean coast.

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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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Things to do in Dubai.

Dubai: best things to do

The city, the shore and the desert: combine all three for the perfect Dubai holiday. Have an outrageously good time in a city which builds its own beaches, turns brunch into a feat of endurance and constantly refreshes its skyline.

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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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