From fire festivals on the Shetland Islands to scuba-diving in Mexican sinkholes, we round up the hottest destinations for a January jaunt.
Basking near Australia’s continental shelf, Marie Barbieri loses herself among marine creatures of all colours and contours on Lady Elliot Island.
Which trait has been found to attract mosquitoes? And why is a Canadian man offering a round-the-world ticket to one lucky person? Find out in our weekly quiz, rounding up all the best travel news from the last 7 days.
Hitting the slopes this winter? Then have you considered the pistes of Algeria, Pakistan or Iran? Didn't think so. But perhaps you should - some of the best skiing can be found in the unlikeliest of places.
While Komodo Island is internationally famous for its dragons, few tourists ever visit neighbouring Rinca Island. Mark Eveleigh reports from what could be the most spectacularly dramatic predator territory on the planet.
With its bountiful wildlife, new lodges and crowd-free parks, Zambia is one of the world’s hottest safari destinations, says Lauren Jarvis.
Lucy Purdy has her taste buds seduced in a city whose rich and interwoven culinary heritage is just one way it is rewriting a reputation for danger.
What's left Danish tourist ministers blushing? And why does Russia hate selfies? Find out in our weekly travel quiz.
Gavin Haines visits an abandoned abattoir in Helsinki, which is changing the concept of eating out for millions of diners.