There were plenty of people who warned us off going to Yemen, but we chose to ignore them - and discovered an architectural wonder forgotten by time, plus a whole lot of fun
With fascinating sights and friendly people, wild landscapes and a warm welcome, the compact city of Durham has more than enough to keep you entertained on a weekend away
by Allie Reynolds
Bath is ideal for a weekend break, with great food, relaxing spas and interesting historical sights. It's also the perfect base for exploring the surrounding countryside and nearby charming villages
A typical Dutch city, Delft is full of historical charm, pretty canals, medieval churches and lively café culture - and as an ex-resident, I know just the right places to go when you're there
With its romantic setting high above popular Sicilian beaches, Taormina is Italy’s favourite wedding destination. Its medieval charm, restaurants and views of Moun Etna are a winning formula
As the capital of a little country sandwiched between Japan and China, Seoul can really hold its own
by Lucy C
Take a walk around the streets of Vienna combining flamboyant architecture with modern art and lively cafés. You might even bump into Mozart!
When it comes to architecture, Italy's capital isn't just Roman ruins. As the birthplace of the Baroque art movement, it boasts 900 of Europe's most beautiful churches. Here's three you must see
Swindon, in Wiltshire, is famous for railways and Honda cars but must have more going for it - it has just been officially twinned with Walt Disney World in Florida
A short break in the French town of Cahors offers a glimpse into another age, pleasing scenery, great food, vineyards and a wonderful feeling of being included. What's not to like?