CITY DESTINATION GUIDE
Perfectly combining charming traditional culture with high-rise modernity, sprawling malls and luxury hotels.
South Australia’s cultured and cosmopolitan capital has buzzing festivals and fine food, with easy access to charming beachside suburbs and rolling winelands.
The magnificent Taj Mahal lies on the banks of the Yamuna River in the city of Agra in Uttar Pradesh. Marvel at Shah Jahan’s triumph of love and explore this great city.
Discover towering sandstone cliffs and the remarkably preserved archaeological treasures of a lost kingdom in the little-known gem of Al Ula, which lies deep in the Saudi Arabian desert.
Amsterdam has a reputation, but there’s far more to this beautiful city: stunning parks, beautiful museums and vibrant markets.
Home to the AT&T Stadium, the Dallas Cowboys and the NFL, Arlington is a place of sporting greatness.
The second-largest city on Hokkaidō, Japan’s northernmost island, Asahikawa is often dismissed as a gateway to nearby tourist hotspots and skiing resorts.
Dating back 2,500 years and dubbed the cradle of Western civilisation, Athens is one of Europe’s most storied capitals.
The fifth city to be the capital of Georgia, basecamp of the Civil Rights Movement and home to the largest drive-in restaurant in the world. What’s not to love about Atlanta?
Auckland is New Zealand’s biggest city and a modern harbour town. Fly there to discover its iconic Sky Tower, world-class museums, restaurants and Polynesian roots.
Known for its vibrant music, inimitable cuisine and friendly population, you’ll only need to visit Austin, Texas once for it to earn a place in your heart.
Azerbaijan’s capital has a rich and varied history which can be seen in its eclectic architecture.
In recent years, Baltimore has shrugged off its gritty image to become one of the USA’s most vibrant and culturally-rich cities.
From sacred palaces and ornate temples to lively megamalls and pulsating nightlife, Bangkok is a heady clash of tradition and modernity.
Catalonia’s cosmopolitan capital, Barcelona is a bohemian beachside metropolis with a vibrant arts scene.
The charming city of Bathurst blends beautifully preserved 19th-century towns with a thriving foodie scene.
Chic, modern, ancient and spiritual, a city of contrasts and home to the iconic Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven.
Enjoy sun, sea and sand during a relaxing fly-and-flop escape in this idyllic Sri Lankan resort.
The capital of Basque Country is an artistic hub of charming old and shiny new architecture – including the iconic Guggenheim Bilbao.
A tropical island that’s just an hour from Singapore with high-end beach resorts and intriguing cultural attractions.
A historic city in the south-west of France that’s surrounded by one of the world’s most famous wine regions.
Boston isn’t just one of the USA’s oldest cities; it’s also one of the most forward-thinking. Preserving its rich heritage while nurturing an eclectic foodie scene, chic galleries and designer shops, this cultural capital is a hub of American history and modern creativity.
The gateway to Queensland, Brisbane benefits from a big city vibe, surrounded by outstanding coastline.
Canada’s westernmost province boasts cosmopolitan cities and plenty of natural wonders, from the coast to the Rockies.
The Belgian capital has eclectic architecture from medieval to modern and is the home of the European Union.
Romania’s capital is one of Eastern Europe’s hidden gems with fascinating museums and an unbeatable nightlife scene.
Budapest, the capital city of Hungary, is a rich blend of culture, art and architecture underpinned with a diverse activity and entertainment scene.
Full of character and with beautiful colonial architecture, Buenos Aires is the most European capital in South America.
Cabo San Lucas
With its sun-soaked beaches, pulsating nightlife and endless watersports, Cabo San Lucas is a playground for fun-seekers and sun-worshippers alike.
A laid-back city that’s a gateway to both the Great Barrier Reef and the rainforests of the UNESCO-listed Wet Tropics.
A typically Mediterranean town at the north-west corner of Corsica that’s full of charm and has a rich heritage.
Glitzy and Glamorous, Cannes hosts the annual Cannes Film Festival and plays host to the rich and famous with plenty of luxury hotels, shops and sun, sea and sand.
Vast and vibrant, Cape Town sits at the foot of the iconic Table Mountain on a natural harbour.
The out-of-this-world terrain of Cappadocia is like nowhere else on earth. Explore ancient churches and dwellings cut into volcanic rock and stay in a boutique cave hotel.
A ruggedly beautiful Italian island that’s been attracting emperors, royalty and celebrities for 2,000 years.
Wales’ capital city is only two hours away from London City Airport by private jet. Visit this scenic city and see sights such as Cardiff Castle and Principality Stadium.
Chicago, also known as the windy city, with its thriving music scene, array of attractions and friendly population is a must-see for visitors of all ages.
Pretty Collingwood is situated on South Georgia Bay and is a popular spot for lovers of the outdoors in both summer and winter.
A cluster of 16 remote islets in the South China Sea, Con Dao is a castaway escape of dense jungle and beautiful beaches where sea turtles come to nest.
Compact, pedestrian-friendly Danish capital Copenhagen is brimming with museums, architecture, art galleries, food markets, royal history and a delightful design-led café culture.
A verdant Greek island in the sparkling Ionian with lively resorts, traditional villages and breaktaking coves, bays and beaches.
A collection of resort villages located in the world’s largest lift-linked ski area, the Trois Vallées, Courchevel is one of the world’s most prestigious ski destinations.
A coastal city in central Vietnam with great beaches, a lively riverside district and plenty of modern hotels and resorts.
Experience the real city behind the glitz and glamour of the TV show. Cowboys, cheerleaders and diverse cuisine – Dallas has it all in spades.
Dar es Salaam
Once a sleepy fishing village, Dar es Salaam has evolved into a lively waterfront metropolis with an eclectic urban culture and laidback vibe.
Tropical Darwin rewards visitors who venture to the Top End with an exciting outdoor dining scene, authentic markets and a buzzing waterfront.
Ancient Mughal ruins, a buzzing foodie scene and luxury shopping malls: old meets new in India’s capital, Delhi.
The state capital of Colorado combines a modern outlook on life with the relics of the Old West – this is a 21st-century city with bags of charm.
Des Moines offers an exciting mix of cultural attractions, hip restaurants and trendy boutiques.
Once famous for motors and Motown, Detroit is gradually emerging from decades of urban decay to reclaim its status as a cultural capital.
Qatar is the richest country in the world per GDP capita and capital city Doha is its buzzing cultural and social centre, a thriving artistic hub that’s set to host the 2022 World Cup.
Rising from the desert, Dubai is an enticing combination of old-world tradition and cutting-edge technology.
Dublin’s tempting combination of nostalgic allure, contemporary charm and welcoming people make it a must-visit on anyone’s European travel wish-list.
UNESCO-listed Dubrovnik is a frozen-in-time medieval city with imposing fortifications and glorious setting by the Adriatic Sea.
Often overlooked in favour of its Capetonian cousin, South Africa’s third-largest city packs a punch with its revamped waterfront, surfers’ beaches and thriving foodie scene.
Scotland’s capital city is just an hour from London by private jet. Soak up the city’s history at Edinburgh Castle and set foot in the Scottish Highlands at Holyrood Park.
As the place where the western tip of Texas and Mexico meet, El Paso is an amalgam of cultures, colours and textures.
A coastal city famed for its wide windswept beach, bustling souk, vast ramparts and laidback attitude.
Emerging phoenix-like from the wreckage of World War II bombings, Devon’s spiritual and administrative heart blends its traditional cobbled streets with a buzzing contemporary undercurrent.
Tuscany’s breathtaking capital is compact in size but packs a big beguiling punch of history and beauty on every corner.
One of the largest cities in the US, the place where the Wild West began and host to 6.5 million tourists annually, Fort Worth welcomes one and all.
Offering an infectious blend of quaint old buildings and ultra-modern architecture, Germany’s bustling financial centre is a cosmopolitan hub bursting with things to see and do.
New Brunswick’s capital has a rich history and heritage, fantastic cultural spots and a wonderful riverside setting.
Lesser-known than its illustrious sister emirates, Fujairah’s crystal-clear waters and ancient history make this beguiling nation an unforgettable holiday destination.
The biggest city on Kyushu Island, Fukuoka has something for everyone – from ancient shrines and castle ruins to designer shopping and fine-dining restaurants.
The Ancient Silk Route runs through the northwestern Chinese province of Gānsù. Visit key sites along the Silk Route like Dunhuang City and capital city Lanzhou – the gateway to western China and Tibet.
A stunning lakeside city surrounded by the snow-capped Alps, Geneva is famed for the quaint cafés, luxury boutiques and fabled monuments that line its cobblestone streets.
From day to night, Glasgow is a city awash with cultural attractions, and is alive with a beat of all of its own as the first UK UNESCO City of Music.
Sun, sea, sand and holidaymakers blend with Portuguese heritage and natural beauty in the small state of Goa.
Australia’s perpetually sunny east coast playground has miles of beaches, world-class surf breaks and ancient rainforest-covered mountains.
Great Ocean Road
With coast-hugging turns, charming seaside towns and impressive ocean rock formations, there’s a reason why this 150-mile stretch between Torquay and Port Fairy is called the Great Ocean Road.
A charming and traditional resort village in the Swiss Alps that’s a favourite with the A-list.
An upmarket retreat that’s a gateway to two of Australia’s natural beauties, the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef.
Colonial architecture meets chaotic urban life in Vietnam’s capital city, where history, street food and culture sit against a surprisingly tranquil backdrop.
With its glorious pink-sand beaches and laidback lifestyle, Harbour Island is the Bahamas’ best-kept secret.
Step back in time to soak up the Spanish Colonial charm and heady salsa beats of Cuba’s capital, where crumbling colonial facades give way to exciting cuisine and a burgeoning art scene.
Named World Design Capital in 2012, Helsinki is a delightful mix of fascinating architecture, an eclectic café culture and enchanting secret islands to explore.
Ho Chi Minh City
A sizzling Saigon River city where fine dining and luxury hotels are juxtaposed against chaotic urban life and fascinating colonial remnants – this is a hot and complex destination, but the rewards are great.
Tasmania’s state capital is a booming mix of old and new, where a convict history, eclectic modern art and a thriving food and drink scene is fringed by pristine wilderness.
The northernmost of Japan’s main islands is famous for its breathtaking natural landscapes: wildlife-rich ancient forests, steaming volcanoes, bubbling hot springs and ethereal snow-capped mountains.
Combining Chinese and British influences to create something wholly unique, upbeat and vibrant.
Hawaii’s urban capital is characterised by glistening surf, a poignant World War II history and the legendary playground of Waikiki Beach.
Home to the NASA, Johnson Space Centre, diverse cuisine and a rich historical tapestry, Houston has an appeal that must be seen to be believed.
The Hunter Valley is a region of New South Wales, Australia, and one of the most flourishing wine-growing areas in the world thanks, in part, to its proximity to Sydney.
A holy ground for clubbers and an island of immense natural beauty and history, Ibiza is a place that marries vibrancy and depth.
Indiana’s sports-mad capital is a hidden Midwest gem that’s fast becoming a centre of the arts.
Inverness, the self-proclaimed ‘Capital of the Highlands’, is a riverside city and the gateway to Loch Ness with its tales of legendary monsters.
Isle of Skye
The Isle of Skye, the largest of Scotland’s Hebrides, is a walker’s paradise. Get lost in breathtakingly beautiful mountain ranges with only blue sky as far as the eye can see.
As the largest state in Florida with the youngest average population, Jacksonville is the place where the young and the sun collide.
Take a trip to the Pink City and explore Mughal forts, a jewellery empire and opulent palaces. Rajasthan’s capital, Jaipur, will delight even the most discerning of travellers.
The view of Jodhpur from Mehrangarh Fort is truly mesmerising. Elaborate carvings and resplendent palaces await visitors in the blue city.
Vast and sprawling, Johannesburg offers a little bit of history, some great dining options and plenty of shopping.
Alaska’s state capital is the gateway to the wild landscapes of south-east Alaska and the northern Inside Passage.
An ancient gateway to Europe which attracted important thinkers such as composer Richard Wagner and philosopher Immanuel Kant.
The ‘Galapagos of Australia’ is home to a wide range of native wildlife species and beautiful coastlines.
A land where past and present meet, with ancient capitals full of national treasures and ultra-modern cities sitting side by side.
The smallest and eastern-most of the Dodecanese Islands, Kastellorizo is full of authentic character and has a rich and varied history.
A vibrant university city blending youthful energy with a rich history, resulting in a progressive culture that cherishes its past.
This tiny island at the southern tip of Florida has a welcoming atmosphere and a wonderfully liberal outlook on life.
This hidden gem between the coast of Victoria and Tasmania boasts a stunning coastline and delectable cuisine.
A winter wonderland of forests and fells where you can ski, snowmobile, scream through the forest on a dog sledge and spot the northern lights.
A port city with a beautiful natural setting that’s been at the forefront of Japan’s trade with the outside world for over 1000 years.
A seductive island of solitude where turquoise waters and white-sand beaches meet jungle and waterfalls.
Sitting off the coast of Cambodia, Koh Rong is popular with backpackers and party goers but has a quieter side too.
An aquamarine dream of fine white sands and water adventure, Koh Samet is the secret rising star amongst many of Thailand’s busier go-to islands.
Swaying palms, white-sand beaches, lush jungle interiors and exotic cuisine – Thailand’s second-largest island is an idyllic island retreat with a vibrant cultural heart.
Dip your feet into the tropical Andaman Sea, where sublime white sands flank vivid blue sea, karst cliffs meet lush jungle and long-tail boats cast you off to remote island gems.
Kruger National Park
South Africa’s largest and most famous national park is a wildlife lover’s paradise, where you can spot the Big Five while staying in luxury safari lodges.
Malaysia’s multicultural capital offers world-class shopping and dining against a shimmering skyline dominated by the soaring Petronas Towers.
A prefectural capital known for its castle, pretty gardens and surrounding volcanic landscapes.
With its cobalt blue waters, captivating vistas and snow-capped mountains, Lake Tahoe is a perfect winter skiing destination and a summer mecca of outdoor adventure.
A winter wonderland where you can meet Santa, go on a reindeer sleigh-ride and husky sled through the forest.
Las Vegas is the original Sin City, with its iconic Strip lined with some of the glitziest hotels in the world.
Arrive in style for the French Grand Prix, touching down by private charter just a stone’s throw from Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet.
This former US naval base is the gateway to the natural wonders of Ningaloo Reef and Cape Range National Park.
Arkansas' capital might be the state's largest city, but it has a charming small-town vibe.
One of the world’s most-visited cities, London is an exciting cosmopolitan hub infused with diversity and multiculturalism.
Boasting five miles of beach and year-round sunshine, Long Beach is a great outdoor destination dotted with parks and beaches.
Lord Howe Island
Lord Howe Island is a small Australian island in the Tasman Sea featuring sandy beaches, subtropical forests and clear waters. The World Heritage-listed island is home to flourishing seabird colonies, dominated by two mountains and is criss-crossed with walking and biking trails.
The centre of the world’s film and entertainment industry, Los Angeles is a sprawling Southern Californian city that truly has it all.
Capital of the Naxi Kingdom, one of China’s most vibrant ethnic minorities, Lìjiāng is known as the ‘Venice of the Orient’ thanks to its meandering canals, quaint bridges and winding cobbled streets.
With over 30 golden temples, sacred caves, hidden waterfalls and sunsets over the Mekong River, this tranquil city is one of South-East Asia’s most charming spots.
Get a bird’s-eye view of one of the most spectacular wildlife reserves on earth, hopping between luxury camps or lodges by private aircraft.
With its rich cultural blend of opulent palaces, prestigious art museums, designer shopping and lively nightlife, Madrid is a fantastic destination for a long weekend or city break.
This sun-kissed Balearic island is known for its beautiful coast and charming mountain villages.
A bustling hive, Marrakech is well known for its maze of narrow streets, thriving souks and the beautiful Koutoubia Mosque.
New England’s iconic holiday island seduces travellers with rolling hills, charming seaside towns and unspoilt beaches.
Bright and buzzing, Melbourne is a trendy city, home to great shopping, thriving food and music scenes, and some great sporting events.
Home of the blues, a diverse population and the best barbecues in town, you won’t be able to help falling in love with Memphis.
Diverse and eclectic, Miami offers visitors a completely different side to the American experience.
Renowned for its haute couture fashion and cutting-edge design, Milan is a fast-paced creative capital bursting with rich cultural treasures.
One of Minnesota’s famous Twin Cities, Minneapolis boasts a dynamic culinary scene, friendly atmosphere and laidback outdoor culture.
Luxury yachts, designer shopping and world-class cuisine – Monte Carlo is the globe’s glamour capital and a mecca for the wealthy jet-set.
Montréal’s French-Anglo influences give way to a rich blend of cultures including Italian, Chinese and Caribbean.
Moremi Game Reserve
Covering one-third of the Okavango Delta, Moremi Game Reserve’s untouched wilderness offers some of Africa’s best game viewing.
Moscow, the capital city of Russia and home to the historic Kremlin complex, the Red Square and the iconic St Basil's Cathedral.
Bavarian capital Munich may be most famous for Oktoberfest, but it’s also dripping in lavish architecture, fine art and cutting-edge design.
Nestled between mountains and sea, Muscat offers a beguiling taste of authentic Emirati charm.
A vast networks of lakes seemingly created for outdoor adventures that are lined with grand ‘cottages’.
Famous for its cosmopolitan port town, impossibly blue waters, jet-set crowd and blissful ambience, Mykonos is one of those decidedly hip destinations that will take your breath away.
Newfoundland and Labrador
This wild and breathtakingly beautiful Canadian province sits at the very northeastern corner of North America.
Best-known as a business and manufacturing hub, but also prized for its museums, temples and shops
New England is full of rugged islands, but Nantucket is perhaps the most beautiful and historic.
California’s premier wine-producing region is also a favourite foodie hotspot, located just an hour north of San Francisco.
Famous for its pizza, churches and palaces, the capital of Southern Italy sits in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius, hemmed by the mesmerising Bay of Naples.
The spiritual home of country music exudes a blend of trendy urban flair and laidback southern soul that you won’t find anywhere else.
Located off the beaten track, this maritime province has many hidden treasures to discover.
New Orleans is a place with a story and the only way to really hear it is to be at the heart of it. Experience its grit, its food and its vibrant music scene first-hand.
New South Wales
New South Wales brims with attractions from lush winelands and rugged mountains to dazzling white-sand beaches and one of the most iconic cities in the world.
The global centre for art, fashion and cuisine, New York is a bustling metropolis that never sleeps.
Explore this pretty 19th-century town on the bank of Niagara River, a gateway to the vineyards of the Niagara Peninsula.
Fancy relaxing in the heart of the French Riviera? Then arrange a private jet charter to Nice for a taste of the Côte d’Azur’s famous beaches, countryside, and quaint old towns.
Ninh Van Bay
Accessible only by boat, Ninh Van Bay is the clandestine playground of the rich and famous, an exclusive destination of state-of-the-art extravagance set against incredible natural beauty.
One of Russia’s largest cities, Nizhny Novgorod’s historic streets and colourful wooden houses hint at a cultural centre steeped in tradition.
Adventures await amid the stark red dust landscapes of the Outback; the heart of Australia and its Aboriginal culture.
Canada’s second smallest province is a place rich in maritime history, breathtaking landscapes and eclectic cultures.
Head to the tranquil watery wonderland of Botswana’s Okavango Delta for an exclusive safari with a difference.
Known as the crossroads of America thanks to its central location, Oklahoma brings together verdant mountains, golden prairies, hundreds of glistening man-made lakes and 2,000 miles of beautiful coastline
A port city with a charming historic centre, Olbia is the gateway to the exclusive resorts of Sardinia’s sun-kissed Costa Smeralda.
Ontario is home to the world’s most multicultural metropolis, epic natural wonders and Canada’s capital city.
A vibrant city with striking modern architecture that’s surrounded by spectacular natural beauty.
Tahiti’s capital Papeete is the jumping-off point for 118 idyllic South Pacific islands and home to French Polynesian markets, food trucks, beaches and museums.
Dubbed the ‘City of Love’, Paris is arguably the world’s most romantic city, as well as a creative hub for art, gastronomy and fashion.
This tropical island state contrasts a buzzing capital with tranquil beaches and mountainous jungle.
Western Australia’s blissfully laid-back state capital is a wonderful mix of city and nature, with cool cafés and shops, a bustling riverside and huge inner-city parkland.
Cambodia’s exotic capital is laid-back yet lively, with glistening golden Khmer spires and a profound wartime history.
Known as the Valley of the Sun, Phoenix is a desert landscape that’s fertile with unexpected sightseeing opportunity.
A fairy tale-like land with crystal clear lakes, tumbling waterfalls and verdant forests where wildlife roams.
An upmarket town with a jaw-dropping beach and the gateway to Queensland’s reef and rainforest.
This tiny fishing village on Italy’s northwest coast is the jewel in the Italian Riviera’s crown.
Prince Edward County
This headland on Lake Ontario’s north coast offers charming towns, beautiful beaches and world-class dining.
Prince Edward Island
A maritime province that has bags of charm, literary culture and mouthwatering seafood.
Providence, Rhode Island
New England’s ‘creative city’ is a centre for the arts that’s within easy reach of New England’s natural wonders.
Sprawling powder-soft beaches and thrillseeking adventures beckon in Queensland, where the rainforest meets the reef and idyllic islands lie offshore.
Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janiero evokes thoughts of seductive samba, golden beaches and jaw-dropping landmarks.
The Italian capital is an open-air museum of ethereal beauty, with ancient ruins and relics offering some of the best sightseeing in the world.
Overlooking the scenic Don River, this beautiful port city is steeped in Cossack culture and scattered with pretty parks and charming squares.
Sun-kissed St Tropez is an upscale port town with a reputation that precedes it; it’s also one of the real jewels of the Cote d’Azur.
This little-known U.S. commonwealth in the western Pacific is bursting with history, culture and natural beauty.
Rich in history and culture with an impressive natural setting, Salzburg is one of Central Europe’s most beloved cities.
This lively port city on the mighty Volga River’s east bank is Russia’s aerospace centre and a host city of the FIFA 2018 World Cup.
The gateway to Switzerland’s spectacular Upper Engadine, a deep-sided valley that’s home to ski resorts and traditional villages.
With the nickname of ‘America’s finest city’, San Diego is a city that heightens expectations with every intention of living up to them.
The ‘City by the Bay’ enjoys a reputation for its bustling bohemian vibe, great food and quirky attractions.
Having rapidly grown into what’s widely referred to as the “capital of Silicon Valley”, San Jose teems with the infectious spirit of creativity.
A vibrant arts scene, traditional architecture and mouthwatering southwestern cuisine combine to create one of the USA’s most unique state capitals.
Arguably the most famous and strikingly beautiful of Greece’s islands, Santorini is magazine-cover material.
Dubbed the ‘Oriental Hawaii’ for its spectacular coastline and tropical climate, Sanya is an idyllic seaside resort on the southern tip of Hainan Island.
A melting pot of cultures, São Paulo is constantly evolving and home to some truly outstanding dining options.
With its vibrant nightlife and popular winter festivals, this young city acts as a gateway to the mountain playgrounds of Hokkaidō.
One of Russia’s most understated destinations, Saransk is steeped in ancient Finno-Ugric culture and hosts regular folklore festivals.
Explore the laid-back cities, the prairie grasslands and the vast boreal forests in Canada’s breadbasket province.
Seattle is a place of eccentricity, where the ordinary collides with the extraordinary daily. With grunge and commerce in its blood, Seattle is a beautifully balanced contradiction.
Natural beauty, mystical sites and a Wild West atmosphere combine in this unique Arizona city.
The Gateway to China’s vibrant fusion of East, West, old and new hits you at every turn as ancient temples and architecture coexist with soaring skyscrapers and modern shopping malls.
Often overlooked in favour of its larger-than-life sister emirates, Sharjah is fast becoming a Middle Eastern cultural hotspot.
Dubbed China’s Silicon Valley, Shenzhen has transformed from an unassuming fishing town into a Chinese megacity.
This beautiful city boasts unbeatable Mount Fuji views, sprawling tea fields and a stunning setting between the Pacific and the mountains.
Siem Reap the gateway to Cambodia’s mighty temples that lay concealed in the jungle for centuries.
Surrounded by untouched forests, Sochi is known as the ‘Russian Riviera’ thanks to its natural beauty and a glorious coastline.
A fast-growing Indonesian city and the gateway to the almost untouched tropical paradise of the Raja Ampat Islands.
Famous for its iconic Mount Rushmore National Memorial, where the giant faces of four former US presidents are carved into the mountainside, South Dakota is a Midwest gem of windswept prairies and pioneer towns.
A winter wonderland, St Moritz is famed for its excellent skiing, as well as offering plenty of high-end boutiques, hotels and restaurants too.
Famous for its fairytale palaces and Baroque facades, St Petersburg is a 18th-century city steeped in royal history and opulent grandeur.
Spread over 14 islands, with 57 bridges, Stockholm is a historic, compact and easily walkable city brimming with character.
‘Germany's biggest small town’ offers lively culture, a vibrant foodie scene and endless outdoor adventure.
An off-the-beaten-track spot that’s starting to draw surfers and sun seekers away from the more popular Indonesian islands.
Perched on a cultural crossroads, Tangier marks the meeting point of Europe and Africa, the Med and the Atlantic.
Australia’s isolated island state boasts diverse attractions that belie its tiny size, from historic cities and avant-garde art to gourmet local produce and wild national parks.
Telluride is one of Colorado’s top holiday destinations, popular with snow-sport lovers in the winter and outdoor enthusiasts in the summer.
A haven for the Manhattan elite, The Hamptons is as abundant in natural beauty as it is in opportunities to recline in manmade luxury.
A fantastically situated town on the Bay of Kotor, close to UNESCO-listed Kotor and the Adriatic coast.
This lively yet laidback oceanside town on Vancouver Island’s wild west coast is the gateway to the breathtaking Clayoquot Sound.
Tradition and quirkiness collide in Tokyo, an energising metropolis where ancient heritage coexists with ultra-modern technology.
Toyota has grown from a small agricultural village to the home of the world’s largest car manufacturer.
A city of fairy-tale palaces and sparkling lakes, a trip to Udaipur in the state of Rajasthan, India, will romance and enchant.
A unique and fast-growing capital that’s a contrast to the images of the remote rural areas of Mongolia.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park is the heart of the Outback, where giant rock formations rise out of the empty rust-red landscape and sacred stories are told by Aboriginal guardians.
North America’s second-biggest ski area is one of the world’s greatest and glitziest ski destinations.
Urban buzz meets natural paradise in Vancouver, a culturally diverse ocean-side city where sleek skyscrapers give way to snow-capped mountains and sandy beaches.
One of India’s holiest sites, the ancient city of Varanasi lies on the banks of the Ganges and its ghats have attracted spiritual pilgrims for centuries.
Venice, a city perched on stilts above a lagoon, where gondoliers pole through the canals, and history and architecture draw crowds.
Verbier is a glamourous village in Switzerland that offers a multitude of recreational activities and events throughout the year backed by a thriving cultural, dining and entertainment scene.
Beautiful architecture, cosy coffee houses, music and history, Vienna is a city in love with both its past and present.
History buffs will be in their element in this ancient Russian city, which played an important role in the Second World War.
Home to the closest beaches to the metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City, Vung Tau is a popular weekend break destination.
Home to the corridors of influence and the seat of American art and culture, Washington DC rules supreme when visiting the United States.
Australia’s largest and most isolated state is all about epic adventures in dramatic and gloriously uncrowded natural surroundings.
A cluster of paradise islands between mainland Queensland and the vibrant Great Barrier Reef that’s heaven for sailors, snorkelers and those who seek Mother Nature at her best.
Winnipeg – affectionately known as ‘The Peg’ – is the culture-filled provincial capital of Manitoba.
Myanmar’s largest city is home to colonial architecture and the gilded and sacred Shwedagon Paya.
Nestled at the foot of the Ural Mountains at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, Yekaterinburg is a vibrant city with an industrial past.
Sitting on the northern shore of Great Slave Lake, Yellowknife is a far-flung city that’s surrounded wilderness.
Just a short hop from Tokyo, Japan’s second-largest city is a foodies’ paradise and a great example of the country’s rapid modernisation.