In Focus

The Outlook Travel Team puts a featured travel destination in focus and explores everything from essential cities, to cultural hubs, to hidden gems.

Brimstone Hill Fortress in Focus

By Lauren Kania 3 Min Read

At nearly 800 feet (ft) above sea level and perched on a steep, precipitous slope on the Western Caribbean coast, Brimstone Hill Fortress was considered…

Tori Quarters in Focus

By Lucy Pilgrim 2 Min Read

Tori Quarters, or Torikorttelit as it is locally known, is the cultural nucleus of Helsinki, where the old town meets the hustle and bustle of…

Kilimanjaro in Focus

By Lily Sawyer 2 Min Read

Standing at an impressive 5,895 metres, Kilimanjaro is not only Africa’s tallest peak, but Earth’s tallest free-standing mountain.

Coney Island in Focus

By Lucy Pilgrim 2 Min Read

Positioned in the southernmost peninsula of Brooklyn, Coney Island is a treasure trove of good old-fashioned fun, adorned with the best amusements and entertainment the…

Bacolod’s Masskara Festival in Focus

By Lauren Kania 3 Min Read

Don your most comfortable dancing shoes and vibrant clothing as you prepare to immerse yourself in the torrent of colourful and pulsating energy that is…

Anguilla : Boat Racing in Focus

By Ed Budds 2 Min Read

Today, this lively spectator sport continues to attract daring local sailors, trained in the unique Anguillian art of boat racing, as well as many passionate…

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Brimstone Hill Fortress in Focus

At nearly 800 feet (ft) above sea level and perched on a steep, precipitous slope on the Western Caribbean coast, Brimstone Hill Fortress was considered impenetrable in its prime, having been renowned as “The Gibraltar of the Caribbean.”

By Lauren Kania 3 Min Read

Tori Quarters in Focus

Tori Quarters, or Torikorttelit as it is locally known, is the cultural nucleus of Helsinki, where the old town meets the hustle and bustle of the contemporary city.

By Lucy Pilgrim 2 Min Read

Kilimanjaro in Focus

Standing at an impressive 5,895 metres, Kilimanjaro is not only Africa’s tallest peak, but Earth’s tallest free-standing mountain.

By Lily Sawyer 2 Min Read

Coney Island in Focus

Positioned in the southernmost peninsula of Brooklyn, Coney Island is a treasure trove of good old-fashioned fun, adorned with the best amusements and entertainment the borough has to offer.

By Lucy Pilgrim 2 Min Read

Bacolod’s Masskara Festival in Focus

Don your most comfortable dancing shoes and vibrant clothing as you prepare to immerse yourself in the torrent of colourful and pulsating energy that is the Masskara Festival.

By Lauren Kania 3 Min Read

Anguilla : Boat Racing in Focus

Today, this lively spectator sport continues to attract daring local sailors, trained in the unique Anguillian art of boat racing, as well as many passionate and dedicated spectators, now called land racers. 

By Ed Budds 2 Min Read

Thompson Okanagan : Indigenous Culture in Focus

The Thompson Okanagan region is situated on the traditional territory of three Interior Salish nations: the Sylix, Nlaka’pamux, and Secwépemc peoples.

By Rachel Carr 2 Min Read

Guadalajara Gastronomy in Focus

Explore Mexico’s traditional gastronomy, from tacos and tamales to frijoles charros and the dessert dish, jericalla; Guadalajara offers a banquet of prime possibilities.

By Rachel Carr 2 Min Read

Gorham’s Cave Complex in Focus

Covering some 28 hectares on the eastern side of Gibraltar, from sea level to the top of the rock, Gorham’s Cave Complex was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in July 2016. 

By Jack Salter 2 Min Read

Cyprus : Skiing in Focus

Despite Cyprus’ widely perceived reputation as a destination exclusive to sun-seekers, remarkably, some of the island’s highest points provide ample opportunities for winter sports aficionados.

By Lily Sawyer 2 Min Read

Table Mountain in Focus

One of the Western Cape’s most iconic sights, Table Mountain looms large over the Mother City. One of the New7Wonders of Nature, the eye-catching mountain has a level plateau flanked by impressive cliffs and is thought to be around 300 million years old.

By Lily Sawyer 3 Min Read

Brisbane Islands and Coastline in Focus

Embrace Brisbane’s outdoor lifestyle and discover its beautiful beaches and secluded havens away from the city’s mainland. You can experience exciting island-hopping adventures by helicopter, relax beachside, or delve into the country’s rich First Nations history. 

By Rachel Carr 2 Min Read