Cultural trips

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10 songs that bring back memories of my travels: Emma John's playlist
The Highlands, Texas, India and the Chilterns are among places that have inspired our writer – herself a bluegrass fiddler – through music

Emma John

25, Feb, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Kate Mosse: My journey of discovery in medieval Amsterdam
While researching her latest novel the author spent weeks walking the canals and streets, and unearthing the Old Town’s hidden history

Kate Mosse

18, Feb, 2021 @11:38 AM

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10 songs that bring back memories of my travels: Lois Pryce's playlist
Songs from a desert hut in the Sahara to a pick-up truck in Alaska – and a men’s prison in Belgium – have kept the author going in lockdown

Lois Pryce

17, Feb, 2021 @6:30 AM

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10 songs that bring back memories of my travels: Tom Ravenscroft's playlist
From Sheffield to Tokyo via New York and rural France, the DJ recalls his adventures with friends and family – and the music that accompanied them

Tom Ravenscroft

11, Feb, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Marseille: a virtual tour through books, film, food and music
The personality of France’s second city shines through its crime fiction, urban photography, rap and TV drama. Grab an apéro and enjoy

Mary Fitzgerald

05, Feb, 2021 @6:30 AM

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10 songs that bring back memories of my travels: Jo Frost's playlist
Music enjoyed in Dublin bars and at festivals from Norway to India resonate for the editor of world music magazine Songlines

Jo Frost

04, Feb, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Staying with a hunter showed me Greenland beyond the tourist brochures
In a new series about memorable encounters, the writer recalls the time she spent with a family whose way of life is threatened by the climate crisis

Nancy Campbell

03, Feb, 2021 @6:30 AM

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New York's Chinatown pulls together to brighten the Covid darkness
The pandemic has devastated Manhattan’s Chinatown, but the community is uniting to support restaurant owners and make the upcoming Lunar New Year as festive as is safely possible

Diana Hubbell

28, Jan, 2021 @9:43 AM

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Istanbul: a virtual tour through books, film, food and music
Crime writer Barbara Nadel explores the ‘vibrant but maddening megacity’ that inspires her books

27, Jan, 2021 @6:30 AM

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My voyage through a world of language in just one word: snow
Missing the wild regions where I have worked, I took a linguistic trip from Asia to the Andes, via Russia and Finland, instead

Nancy Campbell

22, Jan, 2021 @6:30 AM

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10 songs that bring back memories of my travels: Garth Cartwright's playlist
Inspirational musicians from New Orleans, Jamaica, Macedonia and New Zealand are among those who have kept the author going during lockdown

Garth Cartwright

21, Jan, 2021 @12:02 PM

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Havana: a virtual tour through food, music, films and books
Travel vicariously through the arts, culture and cuisine that give the city its beauty and rhythm

Ruaridh Nicoll

18, Jan, 2021 @6:30 AM

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