As Pancake Day only comes around once a year you can just about be forgiven for not diverging from the typical British pancake - topped with a dash of lemon juice, sprinkled with sugar and drizzled in golden syrup. Should you fancy mixing it up a bit this year, however, I’ve compiled some bizarre pancake ideas from around the globe: Vietnam Banh
Each year in December, Rodney Bay – on the lush, tropical island of St Lucia in the Caribbean - is the finishing destination for the ARC (Atlantic Rally for Cruisers), a 2,700 nautical-mile passage across the Atlantic from Las Palmas, Gran Canaria. The largest transocean sailing event in the world, it usually takes between 14 and 21
The Paul Morrison Guide Awards (www.wanderlust.co.uk) recognise just how important the role of a tour guide can be in the overall holiday experience. The presence of such luminaries as bestselling writer Bill Bryson, wildlife broadcaster Mark Carwardine, Telegraph Travel Editor Graham Boynton, Rough Guides founder Mark Ellingham and co-founder of Wanderlust magazine Lyn Hughes amongst the award judges reinforces this view.
An age-old conundrum: on a bank holiday is it worth the risk of spending half your weekend in the car to get a day or two at the coast?
The triumphant climax of On Thin Ice on Sunday (BBC 2, 9pm) cemented Ben Fogle as the nation’s favourite adventurer as he gallantly reached the South Pole after an epic month-long struggle. Throughout the compelling five-episode documentary, audiences witnessed Fogle at his most vulnerable as exhaustion and frostbite set in, but unlike his teammates Gold
It’s the morning of Wednesday 22nd July 2009 and a very relieved Explore tour leader has just reported in that her group in China was ferried to the right place at the right time to see the incredible solar eclipse – the longest for a century. Across the densely populated Asian path of this celestial
Kate Humble tops poll of dream dive buddies – as Amy Winehouse falls short. BBC presenter and oceanic adventurer Kate Humble has been crowned the dream dive buddy of Regaldive clients. In a survey conducted by the dive specialist, Kate just edged out diving legend and underwater experimenter Jacques Cousteau, with renowned scuba figurehead Monty