Some destinations do Christmas – or Easter or Halloween – better than others. These are the special places where you can enjoy the year's celebrations.
Brian Johnston seemed destined to become a travel writer and author: he is an Irishman born in Nigeria and raised in Switzerland, who has lived in Britain and China.
Forget The Rhine and Danube – here are nine rivers that offer a far greater feeling of adventure.
There are ways to visit Europe while avoiding the worst of the crowds and without annoying the locals.
A classic cruise around the Baltic Sea on Celebrity Silhouette allows Brian Johnston to indulge in a whirlwind romance with cool Nordic capitals.
Search for reindeer and polar bears on a hike in Norway's Svalbard Islands.
Set sail with these latest cruise deals.
Cruises can offer true travel bargains.
A stopover doesn't have to be just a rushed city overview between flights.
The Norwegian fiords provide some of cruising's most magnificent landscapes.
Cuba is the next hotspot destination for the Scenic Eclipse.
Modena is a town of architectural and historical delights and art treasures.
Silversea's new Silver Muse claims the most varied dining options of any luxury ship.
Seen the sights of London and want to connect with what's really happening? Head to the East End.
From floral shows to farms, botanical gardens to entire landscapes, here's where to go for the world's most colourful flower displays.
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