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Antigua beyond the beaches: a hiking tour of the Caribbean island

Most people who head to the Caribbean island of Antigua go in search of its numerous beautiful beaches and waterside resorts, but venture off the beaten track and you’ll find amazing inland hiking trails and local food to boot

Costa Rica: rich coast pickings

You can’t go far in Costa Rica without hearing the phrase pura vida. In simple terms it means ‘pure life’, but for Ticos (the Costa Rican people), pura vi

Travel Headphones

Happy Plugs Earbud Cobalt, £24.99Scandi tech brand Happy Plugs' bright headphones come in 14 different colours, and even come with a matching iPhone case – i

Winging It: Antigua, Guatemala

DO: Semana Santa, 12-19 AprilThe only good thing about Easter in the UK is the double bank holiday, right? Well, in Antigua (that's Guatemala, not the Caribbe

TASCHEN: 100 Getaways Around The World

Forget staying in a generic business hotel. TASCHEN has put together a collection of 100 of the world's greatest hotels, everywhere from Abu Dhabi to Botswana.

Travelling In Colombia: Cartagena De Indias

Sophie Cater gets massaged by volcano mud and drinks too much rum in Cartagena de Indias in Colombia.

The Bahamas: blue water, beaches and swimming pigs

We dive into The Bahamas' beautiful blue water and find more than we bargained for

Best travel films and TV shows on Netflix UK

For a dose of travel and adventure inspiration without leaving the sofa, look to these cool movies and TV programmes available on Netflix UK right now

Make the most out of snorkelling: a guide by Simply Scuba

Whether you're a seasoned underwater explorer or a first-timer looking for tips, discover more about snorkelling with this handy guide from Simply Scuba

The most idyllic islands to visit right now

From tiny islets in the Thames to ultra-luxe private islands in the Caribbean, it turns out that there are a lot of seriously beautiful, bountiful islands out there. Here are 25 of our favourites for the year ahead