Anthea Gerrie

The real OC - Orange County's coastal highlights

Orange County has all the yachts, harbourside restaurants and socialites you see on TV in 'The OC'. But it also has authentic beach towns, top-class art museums, historic buildings and plenty of buzz Read the guide

Istanbul - Byzantium of old is now a cool capital of culture

Istanbul is not just a treasure-trove of ancient wonders; it has a modern side and a vibrant art and shopping scene. The latest European Capital of Culture is a great place to spend a long weekend Read the guide

Eating out in Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv is a foodie's paradise - a fine fusion of European and Middle Eastern cuisine. And low-cost flights have made a weekend discovery tour for the taste buds affordable Read the guide

Self-catering in England's Cornwall for foodies and dogs

It's the perfect option for foodies who want to cook their own lobsters when visiting North Cornwall, especially if they are also dog lovers coming down for the great beaches Read the guide

New foodie finds on the French Riviera

With a swanky boutique hotel just opened on the Cap d'Antibes, and lots of great new beach restaurants down the road in Juan-les-Pins, there's never been a better time to head to the south of France Read the guide