Room 212, Bristol: accommodation review

A one-bedroom, eco-friendly, holiday let on trendy Gloucester Road proves cute and practical enough to ward off any charge of pretentiousness, despite its arty...

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UK cabins and glampsites that are great in winter

Immerse yourself in the outdoors but stay toasty warm at our pick of rustic stays inspired by accommodation in Finland, Lapland and even the...

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Bullets at the bodega: hygge and horror in Copenhagen’s cosiest bar

Rosengårdens Bodega is warm and friendly, but has its darker side: it’s the spot where the Danish resistance caught up with a notorious Nazi...

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Alt city guide to Birmingham

With independent art and street food scenes, and clubs and soundsystems bursting with bass, the second city has first-rate cultural credentials – if, like...

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10 top tips from our Berlin correspondent

Whether you’re in Berlin for history, nightlife or design, Philip Oltermann picks out his favourite venues beyond the tourist haunts – plus a couple...

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10 of the best small UK towns for winter breaks

The historic buildings, modern restaurants, cosy pubs and independent shops of these towns banish any notions of a backwater. And they sparkle in the...

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Larkbeare Grange, south Devon: B&B review

This elegant B&B knows that the secret to success is not being slaves to hotel trends, it’s great service and attention to detail Have...

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10 of the world’s epic train journeys

Whether gliding through the Rockies or labouring up the Andes, our pick of spectacular railway trips gets a green light for all budgets Somewhat...

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The Bloomsbury, York: B&B review

This revamped guesthouse near the centre of York is so welcoming our writer has to tear himself away to explore the historic city itself...

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