Joe Allen - a hidden West End treat

In the heart of the West End, Joe Allen is discreet, below street level, down a flight of stairs, with a tempting touch of mystery about it. Do seek it out.

Following the Beatles - on foot

The writer joins a tour around upmarket London, a scene full of Beatles' associations.

The Best of West London

London 2012, the Olympic Games and the Paralympic Games, turned the capital into the world's favourite city. It's far too big for a one-day visit, so let's break it down. Here are some suggestions for what to do to the west of Oxford St.

How to drink the water safely around the world

There's a new water filter available for travellers that lets you drink the sort of water that you normally wouldn't touch all over the world.

Dylan Thomas - the poet who spoke to the world

On the trail of the great Welsh poet, around the many stops in his short, tempestuous career.

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