Cruises & Boating

The boats taking river cruising to a new level

From rock climbing on the Rhine to reviving Gabriel García Márquez’s Colombian-jungle journeys, the river cruise paradigm is being turned on its head. Maria Shollenbarger reports on the boats, itineraries and fixers taking it to the next level

Latin American art takes centre stage

The works of Central and South American artists are the rising stars of the international art market, garnering record prices and heavyweight critical acclaim. Emma Crichton-Miller reports

Brazil’s rustic retreats

Within striking distance of the sprawl of Rio and São Paulo are gorgeously rustic redoubts waiting to be discovered – offering varied but uniformly appealing takes on sustainability, elegant design and pampering. Paul Richardson reports