France, we love you. At the moment you're none too enamoured with us. Harsh words have been flung. But this lovers' quarrel will pass.
France now requires a COVID pass as a condition of entry to cafes, restaurants, galleries and museums, before boarding an aircraft or an intercity train.
It may not be the fastest or the most reliable, but Istanbul's public transport is a thrill ride to be savoured and enjoyed.
The Belgians know their beers, choosing them to suit the season, the food or the special occasion.
Some of the events set to take place around the world in 2022 are already selling out.
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.
Don't always trust the-powers-that-be to tell you who the goodies and baddies are.
After just three years of operation, Ireland's Grand Hibernian will be packed up and shipped to continental Europe to start a new life.