‘For me whale meat is my childhood, my memories’

As coronavirus devastates the travel industry, whalers in Norway are reaping the rewards of a national staycation. “For me whale meat is my childhood, my memories,” says Frode Revke, as he sorts through a pile of white Norwegian cheese. “Even…

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Will I get my money back if I can’t go on holiday?

Coronavirus has meant abandoning or hastily rearranging holiday plans for many people. Croatia, Austria and Trinidad and Tobago are the latest countries to be added to the UK’s quarantine list, which means travellers returning from those countries will need to…

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‘I’m 72. My age is my biggest asset’

“As soon as women show any visible signs of ageing, they are viewed as not only less attractive, but less competent,” says 72-year-old Bonnie Marcus. The founder of Bonnie Marcus Leadership in Santa Barbara, California, she coaches women on how…

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‘My father was taken and I don’t know why’

Talia’s parents separated when she was a little girl, and her father became her only caregiver – from cooking breakfast to making “cool hairstyles” for her for school. “He was a really nice dad,” says Talia, who is 20. “I…

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