Finn McCarthy

Croatia's sparkling island of Vis

Find out about shimmering seas, gastronomic treats and natural wonders. Then discover its fascinating history Read the guide

Exploring Cape Verde and meeting the Sheriff of Nottingham

Island-hopping and trekking in the Cape Verde Islands: a funky fusion of African hospitality, Latin American music, Caribbean-style beaches and Portuguese heritage Read the guide

Nicaragua - Central America's best kept secret

Nicaragua is Central America's best kept secret. It offers volcanoes, lakes, culture and beaches. It will appeal particularly to the independent traveller and to all budgets Read the guide

48 hours in Brunei: the jewel in Borneo's crown

Find out about Brunei's rich cultural heritage; tropical flora and fauna; museums and mosques; and find a peaceful and friendly atmosphere Read the guide

The clear blue waters of Lake Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia

Find out about the Republic of Macedonia's lake resort. Here cultural attractions are complemented by tempting bars and restaurants, seasoned with the friendliness of the locals Read the guide