Category: Travel

Sweet on Cuba: riding the Hershey town train

Sweet on Cuba: riding the Hershey town train

The town of Hershey once supplied the US chocolate giant with sugar for its bars – and Easter eggs – and the railway line built for it is an original way to get around an area, east of Havana, rich in beaches and beauty

Visit to Independence Memorial Hall, Sri Lanka 2017

Independence Memorial Hall (also Independence Commemoration Hall) is a national monument in Sri Lanka built for commemoration of the independence of Sri Lanka from the British rule with the restoration of full governing responsibility...

Five leading nature writers were asked to reveal the places in the UK that they love. Their answers, from Orkney to Dartmoor, blend weather and landscape with childhood memories

As the world absorbs the news of Britain leaving the EU, we look at what Brexit means for holidaymakers

The Great Glen Way is one of the most popular cycling trails in Britain. Kevin Rushby sets off through the Highlands to find out why

As Paul Merton concludes his TV series Secret Stations, the author of the book that inspired the show says there are many more obscure stations to visit

Set in a town oozing 16th-century charm, this historic pub offers rooms with wow factor – but the food could do with a bit of an upgrade

The city across the bay has shed its inferiority complex and offers plenty of reasons to visit. In fact, you can now skip San Francisco altogether, and fly to Oakland direct from the UK

Despite rampant gentrification, the City by the Bay still has some great affordable experiences, if you know where to look. Readers share their best bargains

Belfast is bursting with options for good, affordable food – from fish and chips and Tex-Mex to southern Indian and modern British. Updating our 2011 guide, here are great places to eat for under £10 a head

As a parent awaits an appeal over fines for taking his children out of school, we hear from our readers about whether this is fair

Sam Haddad takes a break from the city – and her kids – for a day’s guided bike tour through gorgeous scenery, and reloads on the delicious food that is part of the trip