The locals sprinkle peanuts on even a simple salad in Thailand. But as long as you're sensible, food allergies shouldn't prevent you from visiting this ancient, exciting and friendly land
by Jon Bigg
Sunbathe, climb & dive all on the same day? On Railay Beach majestic limestone cliffs punch through soft sand. With 500+ bolted routes, great diving & numerous chill-out bars, nowhere else competes.
Nagano to me doesn't mean skiing. To me it means crisp air, delicious food, and one of the most revered temples in Japan. Do yourself a favour and take a visit to 'The roof of Japan'
by Moose 79
If you're off to the Southern hemisphere and are thinking of a short stop to break up a long journey...tropical, clean, lush, cocktails and beaches, think Singapore
Chaotic but colourful and vibrant, the very name of Kathmandu conjures up images of a mystical and alluring city. Here are just some of the not-to-be missed sights in the Nepali capital
Hong Kong is a unique place where east meets west and modernity subtly blends with tradition. Many of the city's attractions can be done for free and others cost just a few HK dollars
After taking my 15 month old to child-friendly Bandos Island, I find out the Maldives is not just a paradise for honeymooners, it's a paradise for young children too
Get up close and personal with Borneo's wildlife. Then discover Sandakan's fascinating history
Let me take you on an all day journey around the choicest cuts of the Lion City from breakfast by the river to nightlife at the quay
by Catherine Ball
Ho Chi Minh City, or Saigon as it is still known to most Vietnamese people, is a buzzing, modern metropolis with a fascinating but sad recent history