Stories, ideas and destinations for people who love travelling slow.
Villas come in all shapes and sizes. There are the classic terracotta bungalows, quaint white-washed trulli, grand farmhouses and modern beach shacks with lots of glass. Whatever they look like, there are two things that give them that villa essence:… Continue reading >
Our Solo Travel Collection has over 75 places that provide either the space to be by yourself or the chance to mix and mingle with friendly owners and like-minded travellers. Some also offer favourable room rates for single guests. Here… Continue reading >
Since we were founded in 1994, the way the world talks about travel has changed dramatically. Modes of transport, glowing devices and challenging concepts have fostered more new words than Milton and more strange ones than Joyce. It’s been fascinating,… Continue reading >
Travel journalist and award-winning writer Sarah Baxter travelled to southwest Andalucía earlier this year in celebration of the Magellan Anniversary – 500 years since Ferdinand Magellan set off from Seville to circumnavigate the world. We follow Sarah as she explores… Continue reading >
We sent Nell and Luke, of unique slow travel blog What if We Walked, on a hiking tour of the little-known Marche region of Italy. They trekked limestone ridges to medieval villages, heard local legends, sampled stuffed olive delicacies, and… Continue reading >
Last year, we sent travel journalist Hannah Summers to Portugal’s Alentejo for the first time. What she found was a region full of authentic food, rugged beaches, affordable accommodation and very little crowds. It’s 10am at Praia de Odeceixe and… Continue reading >