6:00am Saturday 27th September 2014
Locking my gaze into the splintered grooves of a pine tree, I try to hold my balance as I totter on one leg with my hands in an Anjali Mudra pose. There's not a mirror in sight, but as I wobble from side to side, I imagine I look a bit like an unsteady Buddha.
11:21am Friday 26th September 2014
HIDDEN away down a quiet country lane in the stunningly beautiful west Pembrokeshire countryside, Ty Gwartheg is the kind of idyllic holiday retreat which, once discovered, you'll want to return to again and again.
5:30pm Wednesday 24th September 2014
6:00am Saturday 13th September 2014
6:00am Saturday 6th September 2014
Peering over a balcony, I admire the dancers below. I'm not sure what dance they're performing, but it looks like they know what they're doing. A cute teenage couple are perfectly in step, the girl's pretty dress swinging elegantly as she moves. On the other side of the room, an elderly lady is with a very handsome young gentleman, who looks especially suave in a tuxedo. They're gliding over the dance floor, and from above, it looks like they could almost be floating.
6:00am Saturday 9th August 2014
11:00am Thursday 7th August 2014
6:00am Saturday 2nd August 2014
10:10am Thursday 31st July 2014
11:49am Monday 21st July 2014
11:20am Monday 21st July 2014
6:00am Saturday 19th July 2014
Using the same care and attention a jeweller might employ to handle precious stones, 68-year-old farmer Peppino Nunziata examines the plump, waxy lemons hanging from wooden pergolas in his 10,000 square metre garden.
6:00am Saturday 12th July 2014
6:00am Saturday 21st June 2014
As the driver slams on his breaks, passengers in the back of the mini bus lurch forwards. The perilous pedestrian blocking our path, however, doesn't seem to be in any hurry to cross the road. Hardly surprising since, even at top speed, this three-toed sloth can only muster 0.15mph.
6:00am Saturday 7th June 2014
Admiring the last drops of sunlight sparkling on the canals of Amsterdam, it is hard to believe that just two days ago I was sipping champagne as I watched the sun go down behind the impressive skyline of Cologne in Germany.
6:00am Saturday 24th May 2014
6:00am Saturday 26th April 2014
6:00am Saturday 12th April 2014
April marks the 20th anniversary of the genocide which tore Rwanda apart. Sarah Marshall finds out how, two decades on, gorilla conservation and wildlife tourism are putting this African country on the path to a brighter future.
6:00am Saturday 29th March 2014
6:00am Saturday 22nd March 2014
12:14pm Friday 21st March 2014
6:00am Saturday 15th March 2014
6:00am Saturday 8th March 2014
6:00am Saturday 1st March 2014
6:00am Saturday 22nd February 2014
5:30pm Wednesday 19th February 2014
6:00am Saturday 15th February 2014
6:00am Saturday 8th February 2014
6:00am Saturday 1st February 2014
1:39pm Friday 31st January 2014
The airline Flybe has announced it will be flying to seven new destinations from Birmingham Airport. Florence, Cologne, Toulouse, Alicante, Bordeaux, Palma Mallorca and Porto are all now closer thanks to the deal. And travel writer Steve Zacharanda remembers an eventful weekend in Porto.
3:47pm Wednesday 29th January 2014
6:00am Saturday 25th January 2014
6:00am Saturday 18th January 2014
6:00am Saturday 11th January 2014
4:36pm Thursday 9th January 2014
10:28am Thursday 2nd January 2014
6:00am Saturday 21st December 2013
A snowmobile ride through the Arctic Desert, ice caving in a glacier and a husky ride through snow-capped valleys are all treats in store for Sarah Marshall on a winter trip to icy wonderland Svalbard.
6:00am Saturday 14th December 2013
6:00am Saturday 7th December 2013
6:00am Saturday 30th November 2013
6:00am Saturday 30th November 2013
5:16pm Wednesday 27th November 2013
6:00am Saturday 23rd November 2013
6:00am Saturday 16th November 2013
There's nothing like a Christmas market to really muster the magic of the season - and the UK is home to some fantastic festive fayres. Whether it's an unforgettable family day out or a Yuletide minibreak you're after, Abi Jackson rounds-up seven of the best
6:00am Saturday 9th November 2013
6:00am Saturday 2nd November 2013
Kids may be desperate to see Santa this Christmas, but according to a poll by Lonely Planet, an audience with the Northern Lights tops most adults' wishlists. Kate Whiting heads to Norway's Vesteralen Islands in search of the often elusive display.
6:00am Saturday 26th October 2013
5:05pm Friday 25th October 2013
2:39pm Thursday 24th October 2013
6:00am Saturday 19th October 2013