Whatever your penchant, there is a beach somewhere in the world that is just right for you. Sheridan Rhodes surveys some of your choices.
The trouble with paradise is everyone wants a piece of it. So why aren't the tourists hordes here?
Our writers spend their year going places. In 2013 these were their most memorable experiences.
It takes encouragement but Philippa Hawker finds her own creative side while on the trail of artists in Tahiti.
The crew are efficient and friendly — they actually look like they're happy to be on-board,
It may be one of the most beautiful places on Earth, but this is no pleasure cruise. In fact it must be one of the toughest ways to see the spectacular scenery of a Pacific paradise.
The natural high of a holiday perched above tropical waters is a memory that lasts forever. Our travel writers share their experiences.
There was a time not long ago when cruise ships didn't even have a phone guests could use. Now they're a haven of high-tech gizmos.