Culture

Live like a local with our insider travel tips for things to see and do (art, history, cinema, music and more) in the world’s most eye-opening destinations.

A city-by-city guide to China’s most unique museums

A city-by-city guide to China's museums

Check out regional fashion in Beijing, James Bond-style weaponry in Shanghai and elaborate faux food – including items from a historic 108-dish dinner party for an emperor – in Hangzhou.

Perfect pairings: coast and culture in southeast Asia

Coast and culture in southeast Asia

Get the best of both worlds – see the sights and veg out in the sand – with these two-city trips in Thailand, Indonesia, Cambodia and Vietnam.

Laura Snapes: ‘I like to fall asleep to drone music’

Sounds travels with Laura Snapes

Cultured critic (and occasional hotel inspector) Laura Snapes opens up her musical suitcase and talks Cornish rockabilly, Paris at Christmas and the romance of Swedish public transport…

Heading to Sundance? 5 things to know about Park City, Utah

How to Sundance in Park City

Starting tomorrow, the annual film festival hits this western ski town. Whether you're Sundance bound, or considering a trip later in the year, here's what to do and where to stay.