Travellers are downsizing in everything from cruise ships to group tours and hotel rooms. Brian Johnston takes a look at the latest travel trend and its benefits.
Brian Johnston seemed destined to become a travel writer and author: he is an Irishman born in Nigeria and raised in Switzerland, who has lived in Britain and China.
Le Bougainville made its maiden voyage in Spain in April.
Azamara Club Cruises has launched its early 2021 itineraries, during which it will be sailing across four continents.
Not all airports serve bland food produced by multi-national chains.
Uniworld's latest river-cruise ship Bon Voyage has just set sail in France's Bordeaux wine region. Brian Johnston is there to see whether it lives up to its name.
World-beating beef, a historic castle, great views and craft beer are among the many charms of this prefecture.
Art up to 40,000 years old: 10 rock art and cave paintings that are worth a viewing.
Kyoto's new hotel is so fresh you can still smell the pale paint.
The secrets of a cathedral are revealed from the top down.
Latitude 33 offers a 16-night Brando, Black Pearls and Bora Bora journey in the South Pacific.
Outstanding zoos, views and creative cuisine.
At China's premier panda conservation park you will learn that getting these cute cuddly creatures to bonk isn't easy.
Cruising news: Uniworld's newest luxury ship completes its first cruises in France's Bordeaux region
Uniworld's newest Super Ship, Bon Voyage, features four dining and beverage venues and a spectacular top deck with infinity pool.
Don't miss these stunning ports on the spectacular Adriatic Coast.
A special 42-day Triple Tour in May 2020 allows guests to sail on all three Azamara ships in the Mediterranean, northern Europe and Russia.