After the drama, the investigaton of what disabled a ship in the Gulf of Mexico begins.
A new-look Phuket has established itself as a leading Asian beach destination. Leisa Tyler finds out why.
After Phuket, wee want somewhere warm and relaxing with great food.
From zorbing to ziplining, there's an outdoor activity to challenge any thrill-seeker, writes David Whitley.
Beat Bond to paradise with a sortie into his most enviable sojourns - you'll be shaken and stirred by the results
A favourable exchange rate means more travellers are heading to America. But less obvious destinations have keen currency-related savings too.
We have been told by friends the place to go for both beach and shopping is Phuket. If so, would it be a bit pricier than the other destinations?
Leisa Tyler charts the changing fortunes of Phuket since the 2004 tsunami - not all of them welcome.
In a karst limestone crown, Phuket is the jewel; a large island surrounded by beautiful beaches where backpackers mingle with honeymooners splurging in luxury digs with infinity pools and butlers. Hours can be whiled away doing nothing, or day-tripping to some of the most beautiful islands and national parks in the world - famous Phi Phi or Phang-Nga. Don't miss colourful Phuket Town's gory Vegetarian Festival.