The best things to do in Borneo
Follow in the footsteps of the wonderful Dame Judi Dench and find out what it is about Borneo that makes it so special. From enormous caves deep in the jungle, to experiences with orangutans and some of the world's most spectacular snorkelling, read about our highlights of this magical island.
Best books for travel lovers
Providing an escape like no other, books about travel can transport you anywhere in the world and inspire your next adventure. We've rounded up some of our favourites including Leo Tolstoy's 'War and Peace', and 'Shantaram' by Gregory David Roberts.
The best cities in Brazil
Wonderful, immense, vibrant Brazil is a world in one nation. The vast majority of the population live in cities, and there are many to explore. We have picked out a handful of our favourite Brazilian cities to give you an idea of why they make good destinations to include in your holiday plans.
KwaZulu-Natal: South Africa's hidden gem
Soaring mountains call to hikers, fantastic wildlife and birding opportunities draw wildlife enthusiasts, and ancient rock paintings and memorials to historic battles cry out to culture lovers. Throw bustling Durban and a stunning Indian Ocean coastline into the mix and you have magical KwaZulu-Natal.
Why Sri Lanka is still one of the best holiday destinations
Sri Lanka is back on the map as a tourist destination, and we believe that travelling there now is more important than ever. The FCO advice against non-essential travel has lifted and the jewel of the Indian ocean awaits with the same bountiful joys that it offered before. All it needs is you.
Beyond Havana: Best places to visit in Cuba
Cuba is colourful and varied, with lush farms and forests, beautiful beaches and cities bursting with life and colour. Everyone knows Havana, but what about Cuba's other highlights? Have a read to find out our main highlights of this vibrant nation beyond the bustle of its capital...
The conservation successes of Belize
Find out more about Belize's environmental success stories, including its commitment to the protection of jaguars in the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary and the removal of the Belize Barrier Reef from the UNESCO World Heritage in Danger list.
Five of the best destinations for veggies and vegans
There are lots of wonderful destinations that can offer great food to vegans and vegetarians! Whether they are simply understanding being part of a fasting culture themselves, or they just happen to have embraced vegetarian cuisine over time, these are our top 5 destinations for veggies and vegans.
Top tips for visiting Petra
Petra features on many a bucket list, and for good reason - the architecture is spectacular. However, it's a sprawling site and many visitors barely scratch the surface - so how best to make the most of your visit to Petra? We spoke to our local experts in Jordan to get you these top tips.
Hiking in Japan
Japan has a wealth of natural beauty just begging to be explored, and what better way to see it than on foot. Travelling through fairy-tale glades, dense forests and ancient villages you get to see Japan in detail, pausing to absorb the lovely views or the microcosms of local life along the way...
China's historical highlights
Chinese culture and society is intrinsically tied to the history and legacy of the ancient empire. Discover more about their fascinating historic attractions, from the UNESCO recognised water village of Hongcun to the sprawling monastery of Labrang in Tibet.
Where to see wildlife responsibly
Wildlife watching is often the highlight of exploring a destination. Knowing how to responsibly see magnificent creatures like tigers and elephants within a country is crucial in ensuring that they will still be there for future generations. Read on to find out where and how to do so...
Top five things to do in Oman: The Arabia of your imagination
Think of Arabia and you think of Arabian nights, rolling sand dunes, flowing white robes and faultless hospitality. Visit some parts of the Arab world and it doesn't always match the Arabia of your imagination. However, that's not the case with Oman...