Sherlock Holmes' creator never wanted a museum commemorating his character, but it's well worth a visit.
All sorts of misfortune has beset Britain's wondrous cathedrals.
Tune into the soul of Portugal by visiting a cafe famous for Fado singers.
The New Mexico that defined artist Georgia O'Keeffe.
Ride the subway in Glasgow but make sure your return trip is well before midnight.
Part of the fun of street art is hunting down where it is.
Serene in stone, reclining in rock, blissful in bronze and ... enormous.
Medellin's shift from a violent war-zone into one of the world's most forward-thinking cities is nothing short of remarkable.
For two centuries writers have raved about Chillon, but this Swiss castle has a richer, more violent history than its chocolate-box image suggests.
One of Japan's most lauded architects is just as happy designing a new Starbucks as he is creating a new Olympic stadium.
From Mercedes in Munich to Cadillacs in Cuba, here are the places where a taxi ride is a travel experience in itself.
Young or old, sports nut or not, it's hard to resist the urge to run on the "track" of this, the original Olympic stadium.