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"boat" related travel guides

Catholicism holds firm in Flores, alongside old animist beliefs, Flores

Lombok: a dragon apparent

Destination: Lombok

From man-eating Komodo dragons to Mount Kelimutu’s coloured crater lakes, a speculative sea voyage from Lombok to Flores demands a sense of humour as well as stout sea and land legs

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Navigating locks

A summer cruise on the Thames

Destination: Oxford

Take a hot summer weekend, a spacious river boat and a few friends and family, and you've got all the ingredients for an idyllic weekend messing about on the river Thames

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Ullswater from Glenridding

Ullswater - a whole new world

Destination: Penrith

The Lake District makes me feel happy purely by its very existence. Knowing that its always there, ready to transport me to its carefree alternate reality when the real world gets too much.

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The beautiful and picturesque island of Capri off the coast of Naples

Capri: playground of the rich and famous

Destination: Capri

The tiny Italian island of Capri is the beautiful summer playground of the world’s rich and famous, promising glamour, sophistication and a touch of exclusivity in a stunning setting

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Not old Amsterdam but the view from the broads of Norfolk

Broad-minded in Norfolk

Destination: Norfolk

Stretch those sea legs and say so long to stress, with a cruise around the riverside hostelries of East Anglia

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Ratho

Cruise the Forgotten Canal that links Glasgow to Edinburgh

Destination: Edinburgh

Taking a canal boat from Glasgow to Edinburgh drifts you back through the centuries and reveals an altogether different perspective of central Scotland

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The Fiat family’s favoured ketch on the Sardinian coast of Dorgali

Going doolally over Dorgali

Destination: Cala Gonone

City breaks are so last season - this year it’s all about the sea. Revive yourself with a long weekend on the sun-soaked shores of Dorgali in Sardinia

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