Take the pressure down: Swelling crowds in Venice. Image: iStock

Take the pressure down: reducing overtourism

Some of the world’s most popular destinations are facing damage and overcrowding from an influx of visitors. Here, we discuss the concept of ‘overtourism’ and what to consider when planning your travels.

The one time to cruise to Lake Hillier

The one time of year you can cruise to Australia’s most Instagrammable lake

Esperance Cruises are offering exclusive once-a-year cruise tours to the striking pink Lake Hillier in Western Australia. See the next departure date.

Chad Carey, Co-founder of Chimu Adventures

Meet Chad Carey, co-founder of Chimu Adventures

In our Q&A, Chad touches on the most popular tour itineraries, the impact of tourism and what defines an ‘adventure traveller’.

© Kunstinstallation Patrick Shearn of Poetic Kinetics, kuratiert von Kulturprojekte Berlin

How Berlin has transformed 30 years on from the fall of the wall

This year marks the 30th anniversary since the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989. Read how the city is celebrating and the highlights of Berlin today.

Travel Talk

The world’s most innovative cruise ship is formally named in Antarctica

The world’s most innovative cruise ship formally named in Antarctica

Hurtigruten’s hybrid powered expedition cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen has once again made history as the first ship ever named in Antarctica.

New Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya River

New Four Seasons Hotel set to open in Bangkok

Located along the Chao Phraya River, the new hotel is designed to be an urban sanctuary with cleverly integrated indoor and outdoor spaces.

Culinary

Curtis Stone unveils new fine dining menu on Ruby Princess

Curtis Stone’s new SHARE menu hits Australian shores on Ruby Princess

The Michelin-star chef speaks of his new six-course fine dining option as Ruby Princess docks in Sydney for the first time.

Denver dishes up

Denver dishes up

To match the art scene in Colorado’s Capital, Denver has an eclectic range of modern eateries, rooftop bars and craft breweries to entice locals and travellers alike.

Tried & Tested

Elysian Retreat Long Island

Tried & Tested: Elysian Retreat, Long Island, Whitsundays

This new eco-focused retreat in the Great Barrier Reef is all about sustainability and will have you feeling completely relaxed.

Mandarin Oriental, London Hotel

Tried & Tested: Mandarin Oriental, London

This newly refurbished hotel that looks over London’s Hyde Park and Knightsbridge offers understated glamour and Michelin-starred cuisine.

Latest Features

Why South Korea is Asia’s undiscovered gem you need to visit

Why South Korea is Asia’s undiscovered gem you need to visit

Explore the complex history, picturesque countryside and impressive monuments at one of Asia’s most underrated holiday destinations.

APARTMENT HOTEL MIMARU

Reaching out to the innermost region of Kyoto

The team behind APARTMENT HOTEL MIMARU have made room for you to live like a local in the two most attractive cities of Japan: Tokyo and Kyoto.

Travel Spotlight

Great Wall of China - six must-see attractions in China
The 6 must-see attractions to visit in China

From walking the Great Wall to scenic cruises down the Yangtze River, here are the must-see attractions recommended by the expert guides at Wendy Wu Tours

The Touring Issue
Spring 2019

In this issue discover Norway, Egypt, Zimbabwe, Alaska, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland and more. Plus Vacation Essentials, V&T Creatives, V&T Family, Postcards, Design: Editor’s Picks and Tried & Tested reviews of new hotels, flights, spas and restaurants.

Vacations & Travel Spring 2019