Judith Baker

Montserrat – the Caribbean Emerald Isle rises from the ashes

A visit to the tiny island of Montserrat gives a glimpse of a totally unspoilt Caribbean, as well as the chance to experience life in the shadow of an active volcano Read the guide

Ethiopia's magical history tour

Largely ignored by tourists, Ethiopia has some of Africa's most dramatic scenery and a wealth of fascinating cultural sights that reveal the mysteries of ancient civilisations Read the guide

Marley's ghost: on the Jamaican reggae legend trail

Following a Bob Marley trail through Jamaica takes in the colourful capital, a lively beach resort and the fabulous countryside in between Read the guide

Henna Nights: India with the girls

Shopping, massage, henna tattoos, restaurants, yoga, romantic views… Rajasthan has it all for a group of women travellers – and a homestay, living with locals, is a safe and friendly way to see it Read the guide

A midsummer night's dream in Vilnius

Vilnius, the pretty capital of Lithuania, has 100 types of beer and a thousand and one different events to celebrate its title of European Capital of Culture 2009 Read the guide