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.
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.
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.
There are few landscapes on the planet as alien – or as photogenic – as this US national park.
Kew Gardens houses the most diverse collection of living plants on the planet.
Gaudi's spectacular buildings are just the icing on the cake.
"Choose fun" on Carnival Horizon and you won't regret it.
A beautiful expanse of prairies, lakes and woodland, etched with other-worldly granite outcrops, and some majestic animals
It makes your jaw drop. Again and again.