London now boasts the "world's most exclusive form of theatrical escapism."
Steve McKenna is based in the UK, but is usually drawn to sunnier climes. He has a special affection for Mediterranean Europe, south-east Asia and Latin America.
There's no better way to see Puglia than on two wheels.
The Bauernhausmuseum Schneiderhof is a beautifully preserved, 400-year-old slice of rustic German history.
There are traces of Dracula, Captain Cook and Harry Potter on a steam train ride to the sea.
Deadwood is home to Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, a hit TV series and a load of tall and true stories.
London takes on a whole new perspective when viewed from a kayak on the Thames.
The title of Britain's sunniest town may elicit a few smiles and giggles from Australian readers but this unofficial contest is taken quite seriously.
Parks for strolling and riding, resting between museums, scoffing stroopwafels or just lounging on the grass.
A middle-aged man in a T-shirt, shorts, sandals and trilby is busting the moves to the Michael Jackson song, Workin' Day and Night.
You can imagine Hansel and Gretel or Little Red Riding Hood trotting along the cobbled streets.
If it's not, it must come close ...
While Paris gets most of the love, Strasbourg deserves to be showered with affection.
So arty and image-conscious was Frida Kahlo that she even turned her prosthetic leg into a fashion statement.
The butler, the room service, the dining options, the luxury linens, the vistas ...
The budgie smuggler stars in an exhibit in Dundee, a city emerging as a serious arts and food hub.