There's a moment in every traveller's life when you know you've gone too far.
Kevin Kwan's debut novel, Crazy Rich Asians, is a social satire of the Asian super-rich (Allen & Unwin).
Belinda Jackson lists eight favourite destinations at which to arrive with empty bags.
Ute Junker ditches the madness of the medina for a more authentic Marrakech experience.
Some cities take a while to reveal their charms - but these are the ones I loved as soon as I arrived.
With her daredevil parents in tow, Flip Byrnes finds lots to love about this North African gem.
In a sanctuary where men are forbidden, Susan Gough Henly discovers peace, seclusion ... and an upside-down house.
From glittering oases to elite riads, Marrakesh has an impressive array of new boltholes, writes Lydia Bell.