i-escape blog / Fazenda Nova Portugal

What a week! For the sake of everyone’s sanity, let’s swap politics for a little travel-related fun. Our i-escapers have been journeying far and wide, from Verona and the Amalfi Coast to Portugal, Berlin and Cuba. Back at base, we’ve been soothing the green-eyed monster with a few fascinating features from around the web.

i-escape blog / city skyline

Joanna Goddard’s wonderful ‘Motherhood around the world’ series is back. First up: parenting in Thailand.

Love the Levison Wood adventure series? Now you can steal his intrepid style.

2016 saw the summer solstice coincide with the strawberry moon, a beautiful once-in-a-lifetime occurrence.

Our friends at Elsewhere shared their experience of Sri Lankan eco-retreat Kalundewa.

This made us laugh: Monique the travelling hen sails the seven seas.

We expanded our reading lists when these high-profile travellers shared the books that changed their world.

We launched our luxury Wilderness competition, offering a chance to nab the ultimate festival experience.

And on a practical note… In the wake of Brexit, travel expert Simon Calder has been giving British citizens advice on exchanging currency and finding medical care for European holidays.

i-escape blog / Wilderness Competition