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

Procida and Salina: Italian islands for film buffs

The Italian islands of Procida and Salina are individually charming, justifying their role as locations for famous romantic films such as 'Il Postino' Read the guide

Sandakan: Borneo in a nutshell

Get up close and personal with Borneo's wildlife. Then discover Sandakan's fascinating history 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