By Stuart.George

Chill out in Kyoto

Kyoto is Japan’s prettiest city and an ideal base for exploring central Japan

Buddhas and bullet trains in Tokyo

With a population of millions, Tokyo can be a real assault on the senses but trips out to other parts of Honshu will give you a break from the relentless urban buzz

Vintage views in the Hunter Valley

With great countryside producing even greater wines, the Hunter Valley of New South Wales is a natural magnet for anyone with an interest in good food and drink