Now connected by a non-stop flight from the UK, this tropical island offers a rainbow of Asian flavours, cookery courses, and access to Indonesia’s most inventive chefs
Balinese art channels the sacred, dating back to a time when it was created for the gods. With nature and life so intertwined, it’s no wonder the canvas is a medium on which to explore Indonesian identity.
The city with a defiant indie spirit is reinventing its docks and downtown area, forging a link between iconic figures from its past, such as Brunel and Blackbeard, and the edgy creative energy of its present.
In this ever-changing cityscape, a new world of eco-conscious urban planning is bringing community spaces to industrial wastelands — a gradual greening of Canada’s biggest city.
Mary Poppins may be quintessentially English, but her life maxim applies to how we Brits see Scandinavians: practically perfect in every way. When it comes to holidays, however, most of us don’t put our money where our hygge-heavy preconception is.
The explosions are floor-shaking. Rib-rattling. Bamboo “canons” (supersize firecrackers filled with calcium carbide) are the joy of teenagers in the run up to Nyepi — Balinese New Year.
For all its shiny Silicon Valley gloss, the Californian powerhouse of San Francisco is still pioneer country — an undulating urban frontier ruled by extremes
Ottawa’s Rideau waterway is a hallowed holiday playground for Canadians but with the recent arrival of European operator Le Boat, its canals and vast lakes offer a new frontier for British families seeking an adventurous holiday afloat
Glam old St Moritz can’t compete with the fashionably hip hotels of Val d’Isère and Courchevel, but its old-money class makes for a surprisingly family-friendly, five-star ski break
With wildlife holidays booming, birding is going mainstream, and you don’t have to travel far to spot rare species. In Málaga’s northern mountains an avian migratory motorway hosts record numbers