History is rife with tales of creatives travelling to far flung places on the hunt for fresh ideas. Here are a few locations that have inspired some of our greatest works of art.

September doesn’t have to mean back to reality. There’s still a little summer left to chase. To inspire your next adventure we have scouted out the most wonderful places on earth to get lost in. What are you waiting for?

There’s nothing more thrilling than losing yourself in a new place, except perhaps losing yourself in a good book. We’ve compiled a list of novels that show how getting lost can help you find yourself. From quirky, fun fiction to beautifully moving memoirs, these stories are sure to inspire that wanderlust and take you somewhere you’ve never been before.

Stockholm is traditionally a summer destination, with its long days and outdoor lifestyle. But the winter months are long, and there’s plenty to fill them with.

Combine Bilbao’s heady atmosphere with one of the most eclectic and vibrant culinary scenes in Europe, and you’re surely onto a winner.

Rivalling the beauty of any Greek coastline, the beaches of Albania are some of the best kept secrets in the continent. Start your journey from the historic town of Butrint in the south and drive north to discover Albania’s jaw-dropping Riviera.

As fireworks shops across the country stock up in anticipation for bonfire night we got a glimpse into a life lived in the pursuit of adventure.

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Photographer Sam Stockman drives with his family to the north-eastern tip of Scotland, documenting the changes of an old family holiday destination

The Basque Country is built on fine food and even finer football. Join us on a journey #BeyondTheGame in Bilbao. https://t.co/RM5yc8hRJs