The Shipping News: Viking fleet to expand
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.
In a world of tourism trends it's time to applaud the solid perfomers. Here are some of the world's oldest attractions.
From themed to luxury, small ship to sailing expeditions.
Malaysia's Cameron Highlands Resort is one of the area's first hotels and remains its most authentically British.
You'll want to bring tissues to these stunning sites of remembrance of catastrophic events.
They say this wistful, seductive dance captures Argentina's soul.
Why you can't go wrong with a visit to Lech.
Rural Rarotonga is another world.
Guests can take Zodiac excursions past dramatic bird-filled cliffs and kayak through pack ice.
Thirty years since the fall of communism, this is a country transformed.
Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours has taken delivery of its much-awaited Scenic Eclipse.
Duck into a forest or admire green cred in these cities.
The company's offerings feature numerous brand-new itineraries and land extensions.
From gold in Dubai to fresh food in Esfahan and spices in Marrakesh: 10 of the best bazaars and souks
Tiny orchids and other exotic plants star in a cool-climate cloud forest recreation that is engineering genius.