The tropical town's fortunes may have waned, but today it manages to feel relaxed, upmarket and comfortable in its own skin.
Experts name the best cafes in the world to get a cup of coffee.
Barely any Westerners have visited North Korea, but Simon Cockerell has been there 143 times.
Many operators offer Golden Triangle tours and for the most part they're the same sanitised, arms-length itineraries that have been available for years.
Cocktail fans in London will want to take a deep breath when they enter a pop-up bar that will open on the site of an ancient monastery in Borough.