In these cities you can get close to majestic monoliths and enjoy downtown culture.
Look carefully at any map, and you're likely to find some weird oddities thrown up as a result of political boundaries over the years.
There's a reason why people buy recordings of forest or seas sounds - nature is good for the body as well as the soul.
Socialist icons, space dogs and even a British philosopher still having an impact well past their use-by date.
London Bridge, Cook's Cottage and the largest building ever moved. Here are 10 structures that are no longer where they were supposed to be.
Sick of Singapore? Done Dubai? Had your fill of Hong Kong? Well, there are some more unusual stopover destinations waiting for you...
From coffeehouses to bathhouses, mosques to world-beating restaurants.
Sometimes foreign visitors are on to something great that Aussies will largely ignore on their own doorstep.
Over lush plains, red desert and ancient wonders, ballooning we go.
Not all airports serve bland food produced by multi-national chains.
The national carrier's "flying kangaroo" has made a land-bound macropod synonymous with taking flight.
Even those with the most eclectic of musical tastes can find something just for them at these festivals.