By Duncan.Madden

Indulging in the Emerald Isle

On a tour of the west coast of Ireland, you can sample the finest food and drink the land of a thousand welcomes has to offer

A weekend in regal Riga

Tired of too many tourists and escalating prices? Head north for a weekend break in one of Europe’s most captivating and under-explored capital cities

Baja bound: a Mexican road trip

Grab yourself a cheapo rental car, a map and an enthusiastic travelling companion, and you're perfectly equipped for a budget trip through Mexico's Baja peninsula

Cultural highlights of Los Angeles

Sightseeing in LA doesn't have to be all about celebs and seaside posing: for those keen to experience a different side of the city, that glossy veneer conceals a world of cultural riches

Capturing the Cook Islands

It may mean travelling half way round the world, but the long haul to the tiny Cook Islands, deep in the South Pacific, is worth it if you want a honeymoon in paradise