Harry Birks

Enjoy budget days out in beguiling Vancouver

Make the most of an excellent public transport network to see the sights of the shining jewel of Canada’s West Coast Read the guide

La Palma: beauty and tranquillity in the Canary Islands

A quiet, relaxed lifestyle in a pleasant climate, on a small island with stunning scenery and friendly people. If this sounds appealing, La Palma might be just the place for you Read the guide

Head for the heights in Auckland

The Auckland landscape is dominated by dormant volcanoes, affording a convenient and inexpensive way to take in the striking views of New Zealand’s largest city and its maritime environment Read the guide

Chilling out in New Zealand's far south

While New Zealand's South Island tourists' flock to Queenstown and Fiordland, the Southern Scenic Route leads to a haven of peace and quiet on the Catlins coast Read the guide

Top tips for enjoying Venice, city of culture and romance

Once you have visited Venice’s most famous sights, there is still so much to see in this delightful city and the islands of the Venetian lagoon Read the guide