A peaceful oasis in the famously fun-loving Spanish capital.
Nina Karnikowski is a staff travel writer for Fairfax Media.
They say that safari guides can make or break dreams.
Visit novelist Karen Blixen's home-turned-museum, eat among the who's who or see wildlife within city limits.
Here, visitors are reminded that time is indeed one of the great luxuries.
An elephant orphanage is making steady progress in the battle to save East Africa's elephants.
In Spain, the locals need no excuse to relish the finer things in life.
To be a good traveller, every so often you need to meet your edge, and tip right over it.
It's a continent that offers everything, from Danielle Steel-style romance, blood pumping danger, and, let's be honest, tonnes of booze.
Penedes, one of Europe's oldest viticultural heartlands, is an absurdly pretty place.
There's an undeniably cinematic quality to this heritage hotel.
I look out the tall windows beside me, frothy waves crashing up against them, feeling like a banana in a blender.
In San Sebastian, the nights are for indulgence.
A visit to the great white continent teaches important lessons about emptiness and austerity and the calming and restorative effects of its inherent simplicity.
With so much to offer – the scrumptious dining scene, the shopping for every budget and whim, the dynamic culture, the lush mountains and islands – it's more a case of why not.
There's one on every trip: the experience that got away.