Julianna Barnaby

Oman: a slow boat to Musandam

Setting sail on a four-day dhow adventure is the perfect way to discover the spectacular, hidden beauty of the Musandam region of Oman, one of the Arabian Peninsula's best-kept secrets Read the guide

Island life in Indonesia

The Gili Islands in Indonesia are a slice of paradise on earth. You can lounge on white, sandy beaches, enjoy world-class diving and snorkelling, and (on Trawangan) party all night long Read the guide

Railay: jewel of Thailand

Thailand is famous for its beautiful beaches and wonderful food – and nowhere does them better than the stunningly beautiful Railay, in Krabi province. It is, no contest, the best place I've ever been Read the guide