Europe and Middle East

Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in Europe and Middle East. independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

Walking the Thames Path from Chiswick to Hammersmith

Artists, Arts & Crafts, the boat race and beer; Judith Baker takes a refreshing lockdown walk in West London

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On Foot in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands Spain

Rupert Parker puts on his hiking boots and explores the rugged interior of Gran Canaria

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The Capital Ring Walk, London

Rupert Parker explores another of London’s circular walking routes exploring the Capital Ring through South London.

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Self-drive cruising along the Caledonian Canal

Deprived by the Covid crisis of an annual trip to his ancestral home in Ireland, James Ruddy heads for Scotland’s Caledonian Canal in search of Celtic craic and stunning natural beauty.

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Searcys at The Gherkin

Andy Mossack eats in the rarefied atmosphere of Searcys at the Gherkin, an iconic venue in the heart of the City of London.

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Mountain Food in Megève, France

Rupert Parker gets a taste of the mountains at the Toquisimes Food Festival

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