In San Sebastian, the nights are for indulgence.
Nina Karnikowski is a staff travel writer for Fairfax Media.
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.
Nothing can prepare you for the sheer spectacle of Antarctica.
It had been 12 years between visits to Barcelona - a place she had vowed never to return to. But was her bad experience a fault with the city or with her youth?
This middle-income African nation of two million is rightly referred to as the king of safari.
Victoria Falls is a must-visit for thrill seekers, nature lovers and anyone wanting to rediscover their sense of wonder for our planet.
Undeniably, there is something otherworldly about this curtain of water.
There were moments when I wondered if I'd get bored of all the ice.
It's still raw, gritty and, er, muscular, but upmarket elements are moving in.
Even the eyebrow-raising deep-fried cod sperm (known locally as shirako) is delicious.
Discovering a lost world in the heart of the Flinders Ranges.
Earth's southernmost city is much more than a launch pad for those waiting to jump on a ship to Antarctica.
It was a moment of such stupid levels of beauty that it has taken me weeks to convince myself it actually happened.