Hosting the climate summit has seen Glasgow's sites and museums take on a critical new role.
The tale of a king who escaped by hiding up a tree is undeniably a cracker, even if it has fallen out of the collective consciousness.
In Pullman class, it's all about comfort all the way to Windsor.
These hotels are stylish, fun and offer a sterling mix of history and modernity.
Don't expect sunshine, take time out for a chat and don't panic - there's always a pub nearby.
London's known for its grand museums, but here are some tiny and quite bizarre ones you might have missed.
Sherlock Holmes' creator never wanted a museum commemorating his character, but it's well worth a visit.