Watching the sun set over the vast ruins of Palmyra, an ancient wonder miles from anywhere, in the middle of the Syrian desert, is a once-in-a-lifetime experience
As well as its famous cultural sights, Barcelona has lots to offer anyone with an interest in good food and wine. Try this gastro-themed ramble through some of the city's back streets for starters...
by Kevin Hughes
Iguazu, Iguassu, Iguaçu... however you spell their name, these awe-inspiring waterfalls on the border of Brazil and Argentina can justifiably claim to be the most spectacular in the world
Lazing on a sunny afternoon...taking a trip down the tow-paths of the Shropshire Union canal.
Mark Twain famously said: 'The coldest winter I ever saw was the summer I spent in San Francisco.' If you hire a bike, you'll stay warm while acquainting yourself with this quirky California city
Looking for a relaxing child-friendly holiday in one of England's most stunning spots? Then head to the quaint cultural town of Sedbergh in the rolling Yorkshire Dales
by JK McNeely
Stroll across the cliffs of Skye, savour the seafood in a scenic fishing village and sip single-malt whisky in Glen Coe. Scotland in a campervan has all the ingredients for the ultimate road trip
by Kie Walker
South-west England is awash with places claiming to be surf heaven. Croyde Bay in North Devon is the genuine article, with a perfect beach, great waves, sheltering dunes – and a quiet village
For a true taste of wilderness, retreat to Loch Ossian on remote Rannoch Moor in the Scottish Highlands
by Rachel Youlton
Brazil's Manaus is the perfect place to begin your trip into the jungle. Once there, grab your camera, don your raincoat and bear witness to the array of ecological delights in the Amazon Rainforest