It's Plovdiv. Congratulations if you immediately know which country it's in without having to look.
Horseback is the best way to discover a new destination, Rachel Ward finds.
We travel to relax, or for thrills, or to be educated – but what if we just need some good cheer?
From Istanbul to Budapest, via Bulgaria and Transylvania, Ian Cowie watches the passage of ambition and history.
Margaret Turton takes a river cruise laced with spies, revolution and royalty.
The romance of harvest time in the Valley of Roses lures Benjamin Gilmour to one of Europe's most fragrant festivals.
How's your Egyptian? Your Cantonese? Hungarian? The strong Aussie dollar makes many destinations more affordable, beyond the usual haunts in America and Europe.