Estella Shardlow

Estella Shardlow's articles

Stargazing in the Atacama Desert, Chile

It may be the driest place on the entire planet, but there’s plenty to discover in Chile's Atacama desert, especially in the sky

Malaga: The city with sun, sand and an incredible ski scene

Snowy peaks and stellar street art have led to an impressive cultural comeback in the Costa del Sol

Pretty Green: exploring the wilderness and villages along Brazil's coast

Caipirinha-fuelled carnivalia in Rio, or an eco-conscious escape in the Brazilian wilderness? Estella Shardlow finds you can in fact have the best of both worlds...

Check Into: Copacabana Palace, Rio

If you’re seeking a quirky little design hotel in Rio de Janeiro, look away now; there’s nothing low-key or bijou about Copacabana Palace. Having occupied p