We don't want to stick to rigid plans about how many days we stay in each place.
Belinda Jackson finds the price tags agreeable on a range of must-haves, from designer labels to cosmetics and outdoor gear.
Regardless of which continent you're on, there is nothing more romantic in travel than a long train ride.
Katrina Lobley thought she'd seen it all until a man with a brolly almost ruined her holiday.
There's no faster route into a literary culture than a local get-together, writes Rosemarie Milsom.
Here are some tips for planning a trip to Vancouver, host of the 2010 Winter Olympics.
As the host city prepares for the Winter Olympics, Kay O'Sullivan explores its other attractions.
It's been named the world's most livable city for seven years in a row. We put it to the test.
With its temperate climate, beautiful waterfront, fine dining and cultural attractions, it's no surprise that British Columbia's largest city regularly features among the top rated 'world's most liveable' lists. Despite living in a modern metropolis, Vancouverites are an active bunch, making use of the beautiful wilderness on the city's outskirts or, closer to home, enjoying the scenic Stanley Park.