Morocco: Urban vs. Rural

Black Tomato | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

From the vibrant Medina of Marrakech to the rolling sand dunes of the Sahara desert; Morocco is one diverse destination. Tasty tagines, chic riads and untouched Berber villages are just a few features of this North African nation.

Double Bubble With the Renault Kadjar

Lara Platman | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Tech
Lara Platman

Sweltering in a plastic bubble in the middle of the Bardenas Desert I listen to the Renault Kadjar press conference, sitting here mesmerised by the o...

Why There's Much More to Dubai Than Just a Pretty Skyline

Sarah Tetteh | Posted 31.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Tetteh

As we took the sea of sand dunes one by one, we desperately clung to the sides while trying to stop the sand flying into our eyes, as we rushed at the speed of the gazelles that were giving us chase in the desert.

Take a Holiday from Yourself: Journey Through the Mind

Jane Egginton | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Egginton

'It doesn't matter where or how far you go... the important thing is how alive you are,' said Thoreau. After 25 years of travel writing it is something I am only just beginning to appreciate. More and more I feel what is relevant is not where I travel to, but how I travel.

Scottsdale Uncovered

Black Tomato | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

From sophisticated cocktail bars to a foodie scene that'll rival the very best, have a scan over some of our top Scottsdale experiences and be inspired by a destination few know, and even fewer have been lucky enough to visit.

The Hebrew-Speaking Bedouin I Met in the Middle of the Jordanian Desert

Ellis Shuman | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ellis Shuman

I traveled to the stunning ancient Nabatean city of Petra in southern Jordan, across the border from the kibbutz where I had lived for seven years.

Want To Look Like Kate Middleton? Check Out These Raw Food Dessert Recipes

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It seems like everyone and their aunt is trying out the raw food diet in an attempt to up their nutrient intake - even Kate Middleton is reported to b...

Namibia, the Ultimate Tourist Destination!

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 02.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jasmine Dotiwala

Usually every African holiday destination is titled ''wildlife filled safaris, castaway coastlines, beach & bush breaks, etc but this really had been an incredible, unique experience. Today's demanding travellers want this and a lot more and Namibia is one of the only countries I've visited that I can truly say has it all.

Running the Marathon Des Sables - The Ten Do's and Don'ts of The World's Toughest Footrace

Bill Coles | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport
Bill Coles

The Marathon des Sables, or MdS as it is known, is a week-long 150-mile trek through the heat of the Sahara. The French Commissaires provide you with water and flapping leaky tents, but as for the rest, you're on your own...

A Night in the Desert

Ciara Cohen-Ennis | Posted 24.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Cohen-Ennis

Sleeping on sand dunes under the stars may sound romantic, but I can reveal that it was probably the worst sleep I have ever experienced...

Sickness, Travel and Work

Ciara Cohen-Ennis | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Cohen-Ennis

I've been pretty ill with possibly a mild version of dengue fever, which is caused by mosquitoes, last week, so I missed a fair bit of work and slept practically all day, every day!

Planet Appetite: Sahara International Festival in Douz, Tunisia

Rupert Parker | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

The oasis of Douz in Tunisia stages its 45th International Festival on the edge of the Sahara and, after the austerity imposed by the velvet revolution, it's even better than ever.

WATCH: The Ultimate Collection of Sand-Eating Faceplants

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK Comedy

Watching fail compilations is a tricky business. Not as tricky as somersaulting off a pier, sure, but tricky nonetheless - and yet this 'Sandplant sup...

VIDEO: Huge Dust Storm Captured On Time-Lapse

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 19.06.2012 | UK

A massive dust storm in Phoenix, Arizona, was dramatically captured by time-lapse photography. The footage has proved a huge hit on YouTube with ov...

A Tune that Impacted My Life - David Bowie's "Ashes to Ashes"

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 10.07.2012 | Home
J.L. Sirisuk

My first crush was on a man wearing spandex pants and makeup. I was in primary school when I watched Labyrinth for the very first time, completely fri...

Solar Power in the Desert: Harnessing the African Sun Can Solve the World's Energy Problem

Intelligence Squared | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK Tech
Intelligence Squared

The way many people think about the future of our civilisation reminds me of the joke in which somebody jumps from a skyscraper and, while passing the 10th floor, concludes that "up to now everything has gone fine...".