Kathmandu, Nepal's capital, is a vibrant, noisy and polluted city. Packed full of history, palaces and temples, it is also within touching distance of Nepal's premier attraction, the Himalaya mountain range and the world's highest peak Mount Everest ... Read More


The car-free town of Zermatt, located in the Valais Canton at an altitude of 1600 metres, is a Mecca for those who love the mountains. The 4,478 metre Matterhorn—one of the world's most famous peaks—towers over the town centre. Zermatt also ... Read More


The historic city of Bern, Switzerland's capital, is full of history and beauty. Encircled by the turquoise River Aare, Bern's magical Old Town is home to the Clock Tower, Bear Park and Cathedral. Then there are Bern's museums ... Read More


London is the world's most popular tourist destination. Home to four world heritage sites, the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Maritime Greenwich and Kew Gardens, London offers history, culture, entertainment, sport, fine dining ... Read More


Cairo, Egypt's capital, is the largest city in the Middle East, with a population of over 10 million. Known as the city of a thousand minarets, Cairo boasts some of the finest Islamic architecture in the world, in particular Muhammed Ali and ... Read More


Chamonix, home of Mont Blanc (the highest peak in western Europe), is the most famous and popular resort in the Alps. Found in the south-east of France, and usually accessed by a one-hour drive from Geneva airport, ... Read More


At 117 square kilometres, Jersey is the largest Channel Island. It offers visitors history, scenery, 32 kms of beaches, great weather, fine dining and interesting things to do. Jersey's history dates back to Neolithic times (Neanderthal teeth ... Read More


Rio de Janeiro is home to 6.3 million people, making it the country's second largest city. Formerly the nation's capital, Rio retains its crown as Brazil's top tourist attraction. Rio has fantastic weather, with average highs exceeding ... Read More