From a surfeit of natural wonders to good-humoured locals with a quirky world view.
If you're over 30 and you've been to Europe, then you probably have a misty-eyed idea of what coach tours there are all about.
View some of Africa's most spectacular scenery, while intermittently bearing witness to some nerve-jangling drama.
Including crystal cliffs, messages from ancient civilisations and a newborn camel.
There are certain destinations, certain attractions, where independent travellers are banned.
Where on Earth would we be without tour directors, the unsung heroes?
India's Golden Triangle well deserves its reputation for spectacular monuments and flamboyant street life.
There are plenty of perks you can get travelling with an organised tour. Here are 20 of them.
Even when the skies stay dark, there's plenty to inspire wonder in the land of fire and ice.
It's easy to coast along when there's amazing scenery and delicious food at every turn.
If you've never thought about taking a coach tour, it might be time to reconsider your preconceptions and climb aboard for a holiday on wheels.
Anyone who is, or has been, single has experienced the moment. It's the one where you spy a great price for a tour or cruise – only to see it gilded with the dreaded asterisk.