Stories, ideas and destinations for people who love travelling slow.
Our trip to Northumberland presented us with some striking contrasts. We visited Britain’s smallest museum and a bookshop big enough to have an in-house train, contemplated a huge wilderness that was mostly man-made and found a 300-yard walk that took… Continue reading >
You might have noticed that we’re big advocates of veering off the tourist track and exploring roads less travelled in search of unique experiences. Sometimes, the best trips are those where you forgo crowded destinations in favour of their unsung… Continue reading >
It’s never been more important to address the impact travel is having on the environment and make a conscious effort to reduce our carbon footprint. It’s totally possible – and often cheaper – to travel to many incredible destinations without… Continue reading >
Cornwall is typically known for its rugged coastlines, quaint fishing villages and nostalgic summer holidays. Whilst these have drawn visitors for years, this popular South-West county also has an emerging food culture that rewards travellers with even more. We sent… 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 >
We sent freelance editor, journalist and France expert Carolyn Boyd (and her young family) to the Loire Valley, to discover why the region is the perfect alternative to Disneyland and overcrowded resort holidays. They discover gothic châteaux, giant art installations… Continue reading >
Jo Tinsley’s passion for slow travel, long rambles and sea swimming has sent her all over the globe. This summer, she road-tripped through Jura, a relatively unknown region in France, discovering remote lakes, medieval villages and thriving wildlife. The Jura… Continue reading >