UNESCO heritage sites and movements that shaped history - all part of the rich tapestry of travel. Exploring the world's ruined temples and immersing yourself in local cultures is always more rewarding with a little knowledge as your guide.
- A Taste for Tapas
Distinctive Spanish flavours offer something special on a trip to the real Spain
- Top 5 to-dos in Mexico's Riviera Maya
The range of attractions makes planning a harmonious holiday easy.
- Natural Wonders on Hawai
Nature goes well beyond typical in the 50th state.
- Eat your way round Crete
Despite the tourist traps, food adventures in Greece still abound.
- 5 Croatian islands
Only around 5 percent Croatia's islands are inhabited, making for a whole lot to explore.
- When In Rome
In the immortal words (or thereabouts) of Shakespeare, a fountain by any other name is still a fountain.
- Head for the hills
4 picturesque villages in the Alpes-Maritimes department, southeastern France
- The Riviera Revisited
For an inquisitive soul, Nice stands out a cultural gem surrounded by sea and sand.
- Back to the source
There are certain ruins that should never be missed on a trip to Central America-one of them is Chichen Itza.
- Romantic St Paul De Vence
In St Paul de Vence art and history come alive in the Chapelle du Rosaire.
- Iconically Doric
An interest in columns and getting in touch with inner tourist in Athens.
- Doris domain
The former sanctuary of 'the richest woman in the world' is a mesmerising journey into Islamic art and culture.
- Captivating Cape Town
Pinched between Table Mountain and Table Bay, Cape Town is brimming with culture, history and stunning architecture.
- Italian Stallion
Palio di Siena is more than just a horse race, is an institution and the highlight of the year in Tuscany.
- Croatia heritage unveiled
How many world heritage sites can you visit in two and a half days?
- In Search of Spirituality
A trip to Bali will make even the most secular believe in the sacred.
- Bricks and Mortar
Buildings in Italy provide a tangible expression of otherwise abstract themes of history, art movements, and religion.
- Caribbean Landlubbers
Before movie magic was sprinkled across the Caribbean, the islands sprinkled their magic on Hollywood.
- Steaming through
A luxury train journey across the 'Pearl of the Indian Ocean'.
- Girl Power on Phuket
The statues at the island's largest roundabout guide many lost drivers, but who are they?
- The eternal Quetzal
More than 1,000 years since Chichen Itza was built, a guardian bird still chirps.
- A toast to Dionysus
Though not famed in mainstream circles, a trip to Santorini showed us the Greeks produce more than just Ouzo.
- All tied up in Croatia
Croatian legacies of UNESCO old town centers and cravats.
- Good fortune in Bali
Since Julia Roberts graced its mystical shores, Bali's fortunes have improved considerably.
- Gaudi designs
Architectural observations might not be considered a standard holiday activity, but in Barcelona, one artist makes it hard to resist.
- A Fun Full Moon
The stampede to get aboard belies the motivation they lacked to see the night through.
- Colors and sidewalk
The annual Placencia Sidewalk Arts Festival showcases the vibrant and colorful natural attractions of the Belizean people.
- Sex in the City?
Anyone who's ever played word-association games knows that sometimes they can go terribly wrong.
- More than just curry
it is all the extra trimmings that come around the curry, before the curry or after the curry that are truly exciting.
- Language barriers
Non-verbal approaches to making yourself understood in a foreign land.
- Bali designer fashions
The first and most important fashion item for any fashion enthusiast is the traditional sarong with a twist.
- Mustique blues
Nothing short of paradise, but the Caribbean is also a hot spot for top-notch music.
- Tea gardens of Sri Lanka
Originating from the rich tea plantations of Sri Lanka, Ceylon tea is considered one of the worlds finest.