Less is more: making the most of a minimal travel wardrobe

This week I have astounded myself with my sartorial flexibility says Elaine Kingett. I popped down to Brighton from London for a quick overnighter, my 32-year-old son Will was coming out of hospital after a tonsillectomy. Due to complications with his recuperation, it’s turned into a six-night stay for me, with no change of clothing.Read more

The summer adventures of a solo female traveller aged 66

After almost a month in Crete, writer and journalist Elaine Kingett reports back on the latest phase of her summer adventure: Did I discover a swarthy Cretan shepherd, complete with hairnet, Mitsubishi pick-up and gun to sweep me off my feet? Or an Albanian lothario-builder interested in showing me his tattoos, gold tooth and halfRead more