BOGGLE HOLE YOUTH HOSTEL ROBIN HOODS BAY - YHA hostels have reinvented themselves – and changed almost as much as our writer has in the 20 years since she last stayed in one.
Headlines saying that young goths are at risk of depression is missing the point – that joining the goth tribe can be an incredibly positive influence
If you stand on the pavement outside the Royal Hotel on Whitby’s West Cliff and look out across the harbour town as the sun goes down, you can pretty much see, in their entirety, the early chapters of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Turfed out by his landlady, an Irish hack went roaming around Whitby – and turned what he saw into a horror classic. On the 125th anniversary of Dracula’s birth in the Yorkshire town, our writer retraces Bram Stoker’s trail of gore
Jurassic World has rekindled our passion for the prehistoric, so this summer head to the beach in search of ammonites, belemnites – and maybe a sauropod or two
How we define a hate crime is changing, but the scapegoating of groups for political ends goes on
Quayside in Whitby is officially Britain's best fish'n'chip shop – but it had to fight off strong competition from a new wave of top-quality chippies
Sally Shalam has stayed in hundreds of hotels, B&Bs and cottages, witnessing a revolution in hospitality, but which are the best? She picks her top 10 of the decade