One runway runs across a busy road, another through a golf course. Take a look at some of the world's strangest airports.
However you like your hotels, the upcoming year is sure to please, with architectural acrobatics, spectacular renovations and innovative technologies colluding to produce some fantastic new accommodation offerings.
I've always thought that "bucket list" was a particularly unattractive expression for the ultimate journeys.
Sunshine all year round, a medley of multicoloured coral reefs beyond its sandy shores and the remains of an ancient desert city make an enticing tourist destination. But don't pull out your bikini yet.