Hidden behind the city's extravagant buildings is something far more valuable - its people.
Black people routinely face humiliation from border officials on their travels around the globe.
A veteran couchsurfer explains why he prefers to share his home with idealistic, nonpaying guests to Airbnb customers with high expectations.
Drawn by romance and remoteness, a family embarks on a holiday to St Helena.
The fascinating history of Catalonia has moulded its capital into a vibrant and beautiful city – a must-see for any aspiring travellers.
Political unrest, bicycle lanes and sleazy hangouts make up the dream 'hood, writes Paul Mason.
Extraordinary trails, spectacular views and friendly encounters with the locals in coffee country, Colombia.
The do-it-yourself ethic of the city's artists has whipped up a whirlwind of acclaim and worldwide recognition.
Ingredients brought from the land to the table make outdoor dining in the Land of Wood and Water an organic privilege.
Kevin Davie travels to the revived marshland home of the enemies Saddam Hussein set out to destroy.
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On the centenary of Dylan Thomas's birth, his home town is exploring his ungentle, bohemian legacy.
Sometimes it's better to skip the cocktails and ladyboy parades and discover Thailand's cleansing virtues instead.
Time stands still on the North Coast when you're watched over by Umhlanga's two-tone sentinel.
Twenty-five years ago, 28 people jumped off a bridge in the first-ever bungee jump. We pick the world's best adrenaline dives to mark the anniversary.
A familiar experience for many South Africans, seeing False Bay and its surrounds through the eyes of a British tourist makes it all more spectacular.
Becky Barnicoat checks in to Venice's slickest new hostel and finds it's a far cry from the dowdy, dirty crowded digs conjured up by the name.
Once notorious Medellin, Colombia's second city, is being held up as an example of how urban dynamics can be changed.
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