Rebecca Wicks

Five-star Dubai on a budget

In Dubai, with its opulent hotels and shopping malls, the ethos is spend, spend, spend – but you don't have to. From free drinks and fashion bargains to cheap brunch, here are my money-saving tips Read the guide

Yemen: a living fairy tale

There were plenty of people who warned us off going to Yemen, but we chose to ignore them - and discovered an architectural wonder forgotten by time, plus a whole lot of fun Read the guide

Splashing out (and about) in the Maldives

At the luxurious Huvafen Fushi in the Maldives, water is everywhere. From stilted villas, plunge pools and an underwater spa to stingray feeding times and snorkelling in the lagoon, it's hard to avoid Read the guide

The tastes, sights and sounds of Jaipur

It is Rajasthan’s most colourful city, guaranteed to leave your senses smitten. To navigate your way through the confusion, follow my advice on where to stay, what to eat and where to rest your soul Read the guide

Hot spots for a date in Hong Kong

From seafood restaurants reached only by Chinese junk to opulent dens serving perfect daiquiris or sky-high Szechuan cuisine, Hong Kong has plenty of romantic places for a date. Here is my pick Read the guide