Abandoned cobbled street with cross in the background

The 10 most dangerous cities worth visiting

If you’re looking for a holiday with a bit more bite, then these so-called dangerous cities might be right up your street

Child points at treats in the shop window

Top 10 Christmas markets in Europe

Getting into the festive spirit already? Head to one of these markets in the run-up to the big day and experience all the delights the season has to offer

Iceland, Europe

Iceland: Land of fire and ice

North Iceland’s Myvatn area is peppered with snowy landscapes and bubbling mud flats, truly reinforcing Iceland’s reputation as the land of ice and fire

Madeira, Portugal

Paradise isle: Madeira

Off the coast of Portugal lies one of the prettiest destinations this side of Europe. Here’s what to do in the gorgeous island of Madeira

New York, USA

Do you need a visa to the United States?

Depending on where you are travelling from, you may fall under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP), in which case you do not require a visa, subject to conditions.

Terracotta Army

15 of the best lost cities

We might live on this planet, but there are still plenty of secrets buried under the surface. Here are 15 of the best lost cities that have been uncovered

New York City skyline, USA

24 hours in New York City

Fast-paced, vibrant and bursting with attractions, New York City invites you to take a bite out of the Big Apple - even if you only have 24 hours to spare

Chateau d'Azay le Rideau, Loire Valley

Loire Valley celebrates 500 years of the French Renaissance

The French Renaissance was one of the great artistic movements of its time and the Loire Valley celebrates 500 years of Renaissance with many events in 2019

Beihai Park in summer, Beijing, China

City Highlight: Beijing

Beijing is everything you could want in a modern metropolis, but the city still honors its history

California, Downtown Los Angeles

City Highlight: Los Angeles

Year-round sunshine, world-famous beaches, renowned museums, and ample opportunities for celebrity-spotting make Los Angeles an ideal holiday destination

New York skyline

City Highlight: New York City

The legendary city that never sleeps, New York is a sparkling world of its own

Harbour at Aker Brygge neighbourhood

City Highlight: Oslo, Norway

Lush and green Oslo flaunts a plethora of fun outdoor activities, and a visit to this scenic Scandinavian city promises a taste of its rich Viking heritage too

Medersa Bou Inania, Fez, Morocco

City Highlight: Fez

Bustling markets, vibrant history, and the walled-in medina of Fès el-Bali make Fez a prime spot for adventure-seeking travellers

Sunset at East Woody island the famous beach of Nhulunbuy town

Top 5 Islands on Australia’s East Coast

For backpackers touring Australia's East Coast, tear up the usual itinerary, get adventurous and explore these top five East Coast islands

Grjotagja cave, Iceland

Top 5: Game of Thrones filming locations

While waiting for the highly anticipated final season of Game of Thrones, discover the iconic global locations where the record-breaking fantasy series was filmed

Lapland, Finland

Where to go on holiday in December 2018

If you’re planning a December getaway, check out these three destinations for some holiday inspiration

Jamaa el Fna, Marrakech, Morocco

Where to go in November 2018

If the colder months already have you longing for the heat, check out these three destinations for your November getaway