16. srpen, 2018
From the tropics to the Arctic Circle, these gardens are full of colour, wildlife, scents, and, sometimes, spectacular views and great cafes, tooThe 250-hectare Arid Lands Botanical Garden on the coast in Port Augusta (three hours’ drive north of Adelaide) made for a wonderful visit. Not only is it free of charge, there is a cafe serving great fresh food and some fantastic Australian wine, too. The gardens are a joy to wander, with plenty of bird life,
15. srpen, 2018
An Aberdeenshire chippie, a San Sebastián pintxos crawl and toasted grasshoppers in Oaxaca hit the mark in Lonely Planet’s new book of the world’s most memorable food experiencesForget gourmet restaurants and gastrofied pubs, the best food experience in the UK costs ?7.30 and is served with harbour views. Choosing tradition over trends, Lonely Planet ranked eating fish and chips at number 31 in its Ultimate Eatlist, a new guide to 500 of the most
15. srpen, 2018
As Lonely Planet names the city’s pintxos the world’s best food experience, the renowned chef at Restaurant Arzak picks her culinary highlights – and the must-see sightsBokado is a restaurant overlooking the stunning Bahía de la Concha. It’s great for dinner (the summer tasting menu costs €47pp and includes seared Iberian pork, langoustines and wild bonito) or for a drink on the terrace watching the sun set over the sea. The people behind Bokado also run
14. srpen, 2018
It could be an uncluttered structure with superb sea views or a traditional pier with restaurants and entertainment. Tell us about your favourite from anywhere across the globePiers are brilliant places to enjoy views, people watching and generally have fun. And in the UK they still make excellent venues for traditional family entertainment. Share details of your favourites, whether you enjoy a quiet stroll with a sea breeze or riotous fun while chomping
12. srpen, 2018
The second leg of our Scandi tour visits the forests, castles and beaches of north Sealand, including a new national park, following in the footsteps of real and fictional charactersScandi tour: part one I get off the train in Snekkersten, a small coastal town 50km north of Copenhagen. The conductor has already warned me there will be nothing open: no food, no drink, no taxis. She is right. It is late at night. Really late. Close to midnight. I walk past
11. srpen, 2018
On the eve of World Elephant Day experts advise how to avoid cruel elephant attractions and support genuine welfare centres“Many parks advertise themselves as sanctuaries but they are not,” says Maria Mossman, founder of non-profit group Action for Elephants UK. “Never go to a park that advertises shows, unnatural behaviour, tricks or painting – and please, never ride an elephant.”Mossman, who has been involved in elephant activism since 2013, and also
11. srpen, 2018
The water may be colder but with its grand bygone-era resorts, wild islands and white sand beaches, these northerly shores are a great alternative to the MedBeach chaletsIf you like your beaches wild, western Latvia’s “steep coast”, close to the village of J?rkalne, 200km west of Riga, should be on your list. With pale bluffs up to 20 metres high, it offers excellent photographic opportunities, walks with great views and an experience of untamed nature.
10. srpen, 2018
Ryanair cancelled one sixth of its flights on Friday, affecting nearly 400 trips in EuropeRyanair has cancelled nearly 400 flights as it battles unions in Germany, Sweden, Ireland, Belgium and the Netherlands. About 50,000 passengers have been directly affected, with others likely to be hit by delays. Ryanair says 85% of scheduled flights will operate as normal on Saturday, and that affected customers have mostly accepted places on alternative flights.