The strength of the US is the variety and quality of its attractions. But some key tentpegs of tour itineraries there are only likely to disappoint. These include…
David Whitley is a freelance travel writer based in the UK. He has a taste for unusual experiences and oddities with a great story behind them.
An absolute stunner is hidden among the chaos.
The secret to making the finest chocolate is revealed in a Bruges museum.
Just because something's important doesn't mean it's worth going out of your way to see.
There are some attractions that are packaged in and hyped up for virtually every visitor to Australia. But, realistically, some of them aren't that special – and there's usually something more impressive nearby.
It pays to stop the car and explore what the Great Ocean Road has to offer keen wildlife spotters.
Steep dunes, coloured cliffs and national parks make driving on the coastal headland beaches north of Noosa a scenic feast and a wild adventure.
For anyone partial to wolfing down a handful of jellies in lieu of a healthy snack, the Haribo store is something approaching nirvana.
In Las Vegas, a gym and a conference room isn't quite enough to stand out from the crowd. And some hotels go to extraordinary lengths to do something different.
There is a very real danger that someone in the group will burst into song.
It's a marvellous opportunity to unceremoniously stuff your face in myriad hawker stalls and pan-Asian restaurants.
From world famous to best-kept secrets, here are 10 of the most beautiful lakes in the world.
For some people, travel is about seeing world class art and beautiful landscapes. For others, it's about staring at massive factories and gawping at clanking machinery.
When South Sudan became the world's newest independent country in 2016, attention turned to who might be next. Here are the runners and riders …
Modern cities can often be all about the gleaming skylines, with the past largely buried – but snoop around and you can find surprising heritage sites.