Brian Johnston

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.

View from the bridge of Coral Discoverer.

Coral Discoverer returns to New Zealand

Two different itineraries showcase remote attractions best accessed by small ship such as sheltered sounds, glacial fiords and an active volcanic island.

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 The Courtyard Of The Amber Fort Jaipur Rajasthan India.

Six of the best luxury experiences

From rolling the dice in Monaco, to savouring slow-cooked goat in an aristocratic residence in Rajasthan, true luxury can be defined in these unforgettable experiences.

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The glowing tents of Denver International Airport at sunrise.

The 10 most fascinating buildings in the US

America may be best known for historical buildings such as the Empire State and White House, but you'd do well to admire some of its amazing contemporary architecture too.

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