The ten best European cities to discover by bike

Want to know what’s wheely cool? Discovering a new city by bicycle. To mark National Bike Week (11-19 June) travel writer Tamara Hinson recommends Europe’s best cities to see on two wheels

Around the world in Shakespeare’s plays

To mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death this April, Sarah Drumm rounds up the best destinations to honour the Bard’s works and bring his plays to life

Dave Cornthwaite: top five adventure videos

The English adventurer, writer and filmmaker picks five of his most thrilling videos from his travels around the world

Dave Cornthwaite: five adventures for under £500

Dave Cornthwaite quit his job to skateboard across Australia. Since then he has pedalled a tandem bicycle from Vancouver to Las Vegas, paddleboarded the Mississippi River and trekked across the Atacama Desert... all on a budget. Here he suggests five bold, brilliant breaks that anyone can do — and that won’t cost the earth

Food from the fjords: Magnus Nilsson’s The Nordic cookbook

This new book by Swedish super chef Magnus Nilsson will effortlessly guide you through the best of Nordic cuisine

The Queen: a life in travel

She’s travelled to 116 countries through the jet age, the space age and now into the digital age, but still doesn’t own (or need) a passport. Ahead of 9 September, when Queen Elizabeth II will become Great Britain’s longest-serving monarch, Nick Curtis looks back at a very regal life of travel

City hot spot: Aalborg, Denmark

Converted by Copenhagen and ready to discover more Danish cities? The rapidly transforming port of Aalborg is a great place to start, discovers Suzanne King

Keith’s Connections: Copenhagen

Our regular column by a frequent flyer*. This month, memories of Copenhagen

Europe’s most curious beers

Seawater, smoky bacon and spicy chillies… craft beer expert Daniel Neilson takes a boozy crawl around Europe’s most innovative breweries that are using unlikely ingredients to create quirky pints

On the edge: Europe’s best border towns

Looking for a new way to travel around Europe? Head to its borders, where you’ll find towns that are vibrant melting pots of cultures with distinct identities of their own. Best of all? All you need is one flight to tick two or more countries off your list

On the road with… Flight Facilities’ Jimmy Lyell

One half of the Australian electronic outfit reveals his highlights of touring the world, from die-hard fans in Mexico to big nights out in Berlin

Six of the world’s best experimental restaurants

With more top chefs taking a scientific approach to cooking, food and travel writer Fiona Dunlop reveals the establishments that are leading the way in the cutting-edge food movement

Hot list 2015: foodie destinations

Eating is as much a part of our travel wishlist as views and culture – but where will you find 2015’s best bites?

Hot list 2015: where to catch your breath

It’s not all about head-spinning adventures and rush hour cities next year — here’s where to do nothing

Six reasons we love Norrebro, Copenhagen

This youthful, edgy district of the Danish capital offers coffee shops and vintage clothes and furniture stores by day, while by night its basement bars come alive. It’s also the home of some of the best restaurants in one of Europe’s foodiest cities

Five of the world's best cycling cities

The author of My Cool Bike, Chris Haddon, picks five great cities to explore on two wheels

The Orient Express does Scandinavia

The most glamorous rail journey in the world is now adding routes from Stockholm to Copenhagen. Lucille Howe enjoys the view

Facehunter: five of the world's most stylish cities

Street style blogger Yvan Rodic, aka Facehunter, picks his five favourite cities for great fashion and style

Five of the best bars for a martini

Every bartender who picks up a shaker regards the making of a martini as a badge of professional honour. Equally, drinks critic Tom Sandham has dedicated much of his career to sampling them. Here he picks five of his favourite bars to drink the James Bond of cocktails

Seven of the best restaurants in Denmark

Can't get a table at Copenhagen's world-beating restaurant Noma? Don't worry, the New Nordic food revolution is spreading, says Michael Booth

10 great reasons to visit Gothenburg

Usually overshadowed by Stockholm, Gothenburg has much to tempt the discerning traveller. Victoria Larsson reports

Noma: is this the best restaurant in the world?

Welcome to Noma in Copenhagen, officially the world's best restaurant. Head chef René Redzepi takes Michael Booth on an exclusive culinary tour and tempts him with musk ox and smoked marrow, oysters and sea grasses, and langoustines with seawater

City secrets: Copenhagen

Insider tips from the people who really know -the locals. Compiled by Kristoffer Dahy Ernst