Frankfurt skyline. Photograph by Photographers' Library

Frankfurt: Europe’s Crossroads

Travel Writer Graham Norton explores Frankfurt, the hub of Europe, and uses it as a base for seeing the rest of Germany.

John Caldwell: I'm sitting right where I want to be. Photograph by Garry Steckles

Caldwell’s Palm Island

John Caldwell is one of the most gracious hosts in the Caribbean, a T-shirt and shorts hotelier who's created one of the Caribbean's unique resorts. Garry Steckles shared his affection for a tiny island hideaway in the Grenadines.

Comic by Faithe Pantelides

What’s Your Name Again?

In the Caribbean you need a nickname, and it won't be an obvious one.

The steel pan. Photograph courtesy Pan Jazz Secretariat

A Season of Steel Pan

Two big events in the steelband world take place this fall.

The main entrance of El Convento de Belén. Built in the early 18th century and now being restored, the covent also serves as living quarters for specialist craftsmen working on the city's buildings. Photograph by Martin Charles

Saving Old Havana

The historic Spanish centre of Havana is being restored to its former splendour.

Pelican Island

First Stop Antigua

New direct flights from London to Antigua put the spotlight on one of the Caribbean's most popular destinations.

Red and pink ginger lilies. Photograph by Barbara Martin

Caribbean Flowers for Sale

Exotic Caribbean flowers are turning out to be a thriving export business.

diving, tobago

Tobago Diving: Landscape of a Dream

Donna Yawching goes scuba diving off Tobago. Photographs by Peter Hauerbach..

Miss Leila bakes bread over wood embers in a stone oven

Warning: Carriacou is Addictive

Longtime resident Frances Kay explains why she loves Carriacou.

The Ospray in Trinidad, ready to retrace Slocum's Caribbean voyage

Joshua Slocum’s Journey

English sailor James Mellor is retracing the Caribbean voyage of Joshua Slocum, the first man to sail alone around the world..