By Rebecca.Burgess

Cagliari: Sardinian capital of the sea

Cagliari is Sardinia’s stunning capital city, perched on the rocks above a bustling port with the longest stretch of beach in Italy and guarded by medieval towers and walls

Cloud forests and volcanoes in Costa Rica

Canopy walking in pristine cloud forests, kayaking on river rapids and bathing in hot thermal pools as red lava fills the night sky make a trip to Costa Rica an unforgettable experience

Volcanic adventure in Nicaragua

The secret volcanic island of Ometepe is a secret haven of Latin American culture and nature, ringed by a shark-infested lake and tucked away in the heart of Nicaragua

Capri: playground of the rich and famous

The tiny Italian island of Capri is the beautiful summer playground of the world’s rich and famous, promising glamour, sophistication and a touch of exclusivity in a stunning setting

Bologna: Italy's overlooked jewel

Known as Red Bologna for its revolutionary past, and famed as the gastronomic centre of Italy, the ancient capital of the Emilia-Romagna region gives Florence a run for its money