Why a plate of arancini means our summer in Sicily has begun – plus the recipe | Food and drink

Every evening at 8pm and 8.15pm, two ferries leave the port of Naples and cut their…

Why poule au pot is France on a plate – plus the recipe | Food and drink

Having spent every childhood holiday and whole summers of my 20s in France, I fancied I…

How I fell in love with Portugal’s briny, garlicky clams – plus the recipe | Food and drink

I am sitting in a cafe with my back to the clatter and splash of the…

UK ski holiday firms in limbo as Covid restrictions and Brexit bite | Business

British holidaymakers, chalet owners and resort staff are in limbo as countries across Europe decide whether…

Why stifado is ‘the best food in Greece’ – plus the recipe | Food and drink

The best meal I ever had in Greece wasn’t mine. It was my friend Nic’s; I…

Bean there: my love of fabada in Asturias, Spain – plus the recipe | Food and drink

Asturias is not the Spain of your imagination. Don’t expect flamenco dresses, clacking castanets and jugs…

A Chilling Question Divides Europe: Open Ski Slopes or Keep Them Closed?

Germany’s more than seven million skiers make up an essential part of Austria’s ski industry, with…

Scotland’s ski resorts left in limbo with potential bumper season looming | Travel

The future of Scottish ski resorts hangs in the balance as they confront two starkly different…

It’s the Winter of Backcountry. Here’s How to Start Safely.

Just an hour from Seattle lies Snoqualmie Pass, home to several ski areas and vast backcountry…

Feasts and holy days in the Kazakhstan desert | Kazakhstan holidays

I thought I knew Kazakhstan. I’d been to Pavlodar, in the north-east, for its Russian cafes…