By Sarah.Lee

Witness the real Crete

In the southeastern corner of Crete lies a fabulous but little-known town called Makrigialos. Just don’t let the secret out...

Romance in the east - of England

Essex might not seem the likeliest spot for a romantic break - but the evocative landscapes of Constable country provide the perfect backdrop

More bang for your buck in Bangkok

The exchange rate may not be as favourable as it once was but head to the Thai capital of Bangkok and not only will you find a dizzying array of shopping options, you’ll still find plenty of bargains

Colour and culture in Andalucia

The Andalucían town of Medina Sidonia is a fabulous find for those looking for history and culture hidden away from the main resorts of southern Spain

Fifth Avenue: New York's finest

To stroll along Fifth Avenue is to see New York at its glitziest and most glamorous, from the high-class window-shopping at Harry Winston to the knock-out views from the Top of the Rock

Make for Malága

Málaga is often considered little more than a gateway airport to the sunny beaches of the Costa del Sol, but there's more to it than that - this is a city that oozes culture, history and Spanish style