Andrew Bain travels over the French border and into Europe's 'other' Riviera.
Two absurdly cute polar bear cubs cuddle each other, intertwined like little white clouds.
London's canal system might not be the industrial thoroughfare it once was but there are still plenty of things to trouble the first-time boater.
It has long been one of the Mediterranean's ultimate glamour symbols, but beyond the riches there was murder and mayhem.
London now boasts the "world's most exclusive form of theatrical escapism."
Travelling in Italy is like learning English: there are rules but many exceptions.
The tiny island has been a refuge for criminals, a holiday island for royalty and a smugglers' lair.
There are moments in travel that don't just momentarily impress us, but lodge in our memories. Sometimes they change the way we see the world.