Wild swim in Europe’s 5 dreamiest lakes and fjords

Bracing adventures through glacial waters in Norway and summer swims in Provençal lakes.

Italy’s enrapturing, lesser-known lakes

There is so much more to discover beyond Lake Garda or Lake Como.

In the UK, be captivated by wild swimming

Make the most of the UK's rugged landscape and bucolic hideaways with a swim in the wild.

9 natural underground swimming pools

Explore hidden beaches, kaleidoscopic grottos and subterranean pools.

The 5 best family-friendly beaches in Australia

With child-friendly swimming conditions, activities and facilities, and heavenly scenery.

6 gorgeous campsites in Germany

Lantern-lit dinners on your safari tent verandah, or camp by a lake with a sandy beach.

5 beautiful campsites in Sweden

Camp on the shores of the country’s largest lake or fall asleep to birdsong in the forest.

How to cool off in the city: London

For a London heatwave that's heavenly, try these tips for cooling off in the capital.

How to spend less and do more in Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv can be pricey but here are some great ways to spend less and do more in the city.

Great rail journeys: from Oslo to Bergen

In our series of the world's greatest rail journeys, the Oslo to Bergen route is a winner.

A seasonal guide to Helsinki

Don't let its northern location deter you, Helsinki has surprising year-round appeal.

The 7 best places for wild swimming

Whether it's a dip in the ocean or a cenote in the jungle, wild swimming is worth it.