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Welcome to the hotel Antarctica

It’s the world’s largest desert – but as Sophy Roberts discovered when she spent a week in the interior, exploring the wilderness is not so straightforward

The old Caribbean

Dispatched to the Turks and Caicos as a reporter, Charles Laurence liked them so much he ended up staying

Sunny side up

With the Scottish referendum in the air, the inhabitants of Eigg are in high spirits

Chocolate and slavery

Once the world’s leading cacao producer, the tiny nation of São Tomé and Príncipe seems to have fallen off the map