Take Switzerland's oldest mountain railway to the summit of Mount Rigi and you're in for a ride through a spectacular winter wonderland.
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.
Sometimes it pays to stop mid-way between point A and B and simply marvel at the amazing means of getting you there.
The cruise-tour combines Mekong cruising with a tour in Japan to destinations such as Tokyo and Asuka.
Who says you can't hike or ski, and enjoy big-city amenities and culture, too? In some cities, the mountains are only a short ride away.
UTracks bookings are now open for its popular 2020 springtime Tulip Tours.
There's a reason why people buy recordings of forest or seas sounds - nature is good for the body as well as the soul.
The tapas ritual has been around for centuries and a ritual it is - wait until sundown, dress nicely, then saunter in for a bite.
An Italian cafe is just the place to be if you have something to arm-wave and argue about.
Show off your tan on Hvar, marvel at chilly pinnacles on Skye or fulfil your castaway fantasies on Cayo Rico.
The Tokyo Station Hotel is a grand survivor of the train travel's golden age.
They push delicately between us, wobbling their wings like ballerinas' tutus.
Gobsmacking scenery, impossibly blue lagoons, hardly any tourists ...
Finding a pleasant slice of island life near a busy city is easy at these 10 spots.
These combination mini-cultures are intriguing destinations for curious travellers.
The cruises all feature an active program that, depending on the itinerary, may feature bike tours, short hikes, canoeing or yoga.