Solo travel: the six best destinations for women travelling alone

Travel writer Alice Tate asked seven jetsetting women to recommend the surprising destinations they’ve most enjoyed as a solo traveller

60 second interview: Richard Thompson

With a career spanning more than 40 years the legendary folk songwriter is back with a new album, ‘Still’. Here, he touches on his career so far and why he’s a rebel at heart

Europe’s new free-wheeling cities

Copenhagen and Amsterdam may be the obvious contenders, but there are also some less likely European cities are rolling out bike share schemes and cycle lanes to encourage two-wheeled travel, says Rachel Howard

Europe: 16 degrees of separation

Forget six degrees: 16 degrees of latitude separate British Airways’ new European hotspots, from 28° to 44° North

City hot spot: La Alameda, Seville

The once downtrodden neighbourhood is experiencing a new lease of life, thanks to a slew of cool tapas bars, cafe-cum-art spaces and independent boutiques. Esme Fox gives us the lowdown

Weekend Break: Seville

The sun shines 295 days a year in Seville, and it’s packed with culture and photo opportunities. Sound good? Alice Tate packs the best of the city into three days

14 innovative city design features

What will the super-efficient city of the future look like? Ianthe Butt tracks down some of the world's best urban developments so far

How to house swap

Thinking of doing a house swap for your next holiday? Rosie Millard offers some dos and don'ts

Seville: Hotel Alfonso XIII, a Luxury Collection Hotel

An extremely successful, and sensitive, refurbishment has restored Seville's grand Alfonso XIII hotel to its former 1920s glory — and given it a bright future, says Lucy Thackray

Seville: Corral del Rey

Ever dreamt of having your own chic little apartment in a stunning European city? That's just how you'll feel at Seville's Corral del Rey, says Lucy Thackray