City guide – Istanbul

Shaken in recent years by terrorism and political turmoil, the buzz is returning to Istanbul. With three millennia of history, exquisite Islamic architecture, mouth-watering cuisine…

City guide – Osaka

Japan can seem an overwhelming place to visit, with its neon-flooded cities, K-pop, crowds, and bizarre anime-themed attractions. Where in this nation of 126 million…

The height of cool

In a Japanese mountain town laden with more than 11 metres of snow every year, travel editor Kate Allman finds the coolest place to stay.

City guide – Seattle

A round-up of the very best to do in Seattle. Seattle is booming. With Amazon, Google and Microsoft all expanding their operations here – not to…

Breathe easy

Alaska’s fjords, forests and pristine oceans offer superb wildlife viewing.

City guide – Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is becoming a key destination for international travel and business trips. Mix business with pleasure next time you go, with this city guide.

Tick the Maldives off your bucket list

Is a luxury holiday in the Maldives all it’s cracked up to be?

City guide – Hong Kong

A round-up of the very best to do in Hong Kong which will host the 32nd LAWASIA conference in November.

Pretty in yellow

The Fairmont Le Montreux Palace on Lake Geneva is one of Europe’s top hotels, favoured by an A-list of people in politics and entertainment.

In the shadow of The King

The W Hotel in the heart of America’s federal capital adroitly bridges the gap between being a hip place to hang out and providing the…