Without the drag of the daily grind, choices and opportunities unfold and can be pursued without restriction. Our writers sign up for the tours, shop the windows and savour the seasonal flavours.
- True Romance on Bali
With so many choices for a romantic sojourn, it's no wonder Bali is known a dream honeymoon destination.
- My Greek Odyssey
Greece is a country tailor-made for island hopping in style.
- A Taste for Tapas
Distinctive Spanish flavours offer something special on a trip to the real Spain
- Active Lombok
There's plenty more than sand and swaying palms to keep energetic visitors occupied on Bali and Lombok
- 3 ski resorts in the Swiss Alps
Come winter or summer, Europe's most sophisticated slopes are the place to be.
- Top 5 to-dos in Mexico's Riviera Maya
The range of attractions makes planning a harmonious holiday easy.
- 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.
- Hot and Wet
Discovering Costa Rica during the rainy season and discovering hot springs at La Fortuna
- Surfs Up on Bali
Year round breaks and professional guides to catch the perfect wave.
- Songkran Sensation
If you're travelling to Thailand in April, be prepared for the Songkran water festival.
- I do...to underwater love
A wedding service like no other, Trang celebrates its 17th underwater wedding ceremony.
- Head for the hills
4 picturesque villages in the Alpes-Maritimes department, southeastern France
- Young at heart
The magic of Malta entices families for fun packed summer madness.
- The Riviera Revisited
For an inquisitive soul, Nice stands out a cultural gem surrounded by sea and sand.
- Of Gods and Men
Gods of men or men of gods? An attempt to find the difference in Greece.
- Samui International Bike Week
Biking fever grips Samui with over a 1000 bikers heading to take part in this annual event.
- The Spirit Of Malta
The Maltese archipelago offers treasures by the sea.
- Spread the Love
Five idyllic tropical honeymoon getaways start new lives together.
- The Gracious Grape
Six top wine destinations to discover and explore in Europe.
- Summer of Love
Ku De Ta, rocks it again with an endless festival of the hottest parties Bali has to offer
- Canadian Syrup
One sweet Sugar Shack in Quebec has a rich history, with sugary tales to tell.
- Romantic St Paul De Vence
In St Paul de Vence art and history come alive in the Chapelle du Rosaire.
- Doris domain
The former sanctuary of 'the richest woman in the world' is a mesmerising journey into Islamic art and culture.
- Maltese Wine Renaissance
Maltese vines and wines flourish at Delicata's summer wine festival.
- Stepping it up
Koh Samui offers the ultimate natural challenge for athletes willing to push themselves to the limits
- Captivating Cape Town
Pinched between Table Mountain and Table Bay, Cape Town is brimming with culture, history and stunning architecture.
- Choco Delights in Mexico
Natural, stone-ground chocolate has been enjoyed for millennia and is gaining popularity across the world, but it's still done best in Mexico.
- 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?
- Salute to the Sea
Yoga for physical strength, diving for recreational pleasure, and the island of Dominica for spiritual inspiration.
- Sea, Sand, Shiatsu
Spa treatments at the Caribbean that give lounging on the beach a run or rub for its money.
- Forget Ibiza, Head to Croatia
The Electric Elephant Carnival on the coast of Croatia offers the perfect opportunity to chill out and party down.
- Caribbean Landlubbers
Before movie magic was sprinkled across the Caribbean, the islands sprinkled their magic on Hollywood.
- A whale of a time
The surrounding waters off Cape Town offer a close encounter with nature's gentle giants.
- La dolce Toscana
Indulging in the sweet life for a memory of a lifetime.
- Another day in paradise
1 state, 8 islands of swaying palms, Polynesian arts, pipeline surfing, and the Goddess Pele in Hawaii.
- Snowy reminders
On the slopes around Aspen, loyal fans and rememberists honor a host of subjects, from Sinatra to Snoopy.
- Top 5 parties in Bali
Where do you go to show off your new look and party the night away Bali style?
- Shopping hot spots
The markets are rich with the vibrant colors, sounds and crafts of Thai culture.
- The gift glut
Even the crappy souvenir stores are somehow imbued with an ethereal, mystical quality that exist nowhere else.
The underwater treasure trail tells more than just colorful biodiversity.