Laura Dixon

Volcano watching in Iceland

What is it really like to watch a live volcano erupt? I know - I just saw one. Here's a guide to finding out how to do it safely, and what it feels like to see it taking place Read the guide

New York on a budget

Pricey hotels and a plummeting pound make a holiday in New York more expensive than it’s been for years. So try these tips to make your money go further Read the guide

Tagazhoute: a surf paradise in Morocco

Morocco’s premier surf destination, Tagazhoute is a return to how surfing should be - but with developers eyeing up the coast, it won't stay that way for ever... Read the guide

The great Aussie road trip

What’s that, Skippy? Don’t drive after dark in case you hit a kangaroo? Good idea, mate! Time to spill the beans on driving in Australia Read the guide

Drinking Melbourne dry

Laidback or lawless: no matter what your mood, there’s a bar in Melbourne to suit you Read the guide