The Bordeaux region is an area of cool Atlantic breezes, cognac and wines, soft limestone villages and chateaux at every river bend.
Monaco is dripping with wealth but for the casual observer a simpler value can be found in its spectacular setting.
A severed body was discovered lying on the bridge - thankfully it was only in fiction.
Norway, land of 1000 waterfalls and possibly the world's most successful society, has a secret. It's called friluftsliv.
London is in a near-constant state of excavation and astounding artefacts continue to emerge from the rubble.
Italy's south-east, known as the "heel of Italy's boot", is a region of delicious food, good wines and breath-taking landscapes.
In this part of the world you could ski all winter and never do the same run twice.
Getting a Schengen Visa just got tougher for Australians.