Try to stay in unique places rather than chain hotels and try to get out of the main cities.
The world is changing: here are eight places you need to get to before they're overrun with tourists.
When old machinery is no longer loved or wanted, it doesn't just disappear.
David Whitely takes a look at the eight host cities for Euro 2012.
Welcome to Chernobyl, the site in 1986 of the worst nuclear disaster in history and now an attraction visited by thousands of tourists every year.
The Mediterranean's poor relation surprises Sara Macefield with its scenery and excellent shore excursions.