Mumbai - swathes of colour as women shimmy along the pavements in their pink, red and orange saris, sometimes slipping in and out of nearby bazaars and beyond that, the contrasting grey slums of corrugated roofs surrounded by plush high rise office buildings or apartments.
If you don't want to miss the gorgeously ramshackled 16th century buildings that sit alongside posh architecture or the iconic American classic cars, get to Havana now. Within 10 years the crowds will have swelled, the streets will be filled with guided groups and the joy of discovery will be elusive.
Mississippi is an unexpected, perhaps hitherto hidden gem, bursting with iconic tales of American cultural heritage. It has an extraordinary and sometimes troubled history as a crucible of the civil rights movement and is the birthplace of an astounding range of world musicians such as Elvis Presley or B.B. King.
Explore the charming city of Crema, the Roman ruins at Lake Garda and the ancient cobblestoned city of Bergamo, as seen in the Oscar winning film “Call Me By Your Name”.
Tbilisi is abundant with monuments, lush verdant hills, a curvy river with sheer cliffs overlooking it and attractive homes defined by their ornately carved wooden balconies. The city makes for a wonderful short break and here’s how to make the best of it.
There are plenty of river cruises in Europe but one that gets overlooked is the river cruise along The Seine. And that's a shame because these waterways pass all the way from Paris through rural Normandy and the Channel taking in chateaux, city scenes, gardens and grand riverside cliffs.
Following the removal of Mugabe, Zimbabwe is opening its doors to tourism. We visit the Matobo National Park, the stone city of Great Zimbabwe and Victoria Falls.
If you are travelling to Vietnam, you may need to apply for a visa. Here's all the info you need to know on visa requirements, fees and how to apply.
If you go to Lisbon, be sure to weave one of chef Olivier da Costa's four restaurants into your holiday experience. We tried three out of the four and frankly, you can be assured of a gastronomically delightful experience.
From swimming with pigs, diving with sharks, island hopping or simply taking tea with the Governor, the sun-kissed Islands of The Bahamas have something for everyone.