Tokyo brims with contradictions-ancient shrines and temples squashed between office blocks and shopping districts and any time spent there should embrace something of everything. Here's a nice blended three days of past, present and future Tokyo.
Dubai: sun, sand and shopping, with a bit of added exoticism, all coated in a luxurious finish.
There are many ways to journey to Machu Picchu. You can catch the Hiram Bingham train all the way, walk along the railway tracks in a day and catch the bus up the hill, ride horses in via the Sacred Valley, arrive via helicopter, spend weeks trekking in
Holidays ideas for a week in the golden triangle of Prague, Budapest and Vienna.
The Nile river is like a highway between the treasures of the ancient Egyptian world. It's a simple trip that deserves to be on the 'do before you die' list - a Nile cruise is the way the Pharaohs travelled.
To really visit Cairo you need to experience both ends of the scale: spend hours peacefully tracing Egypt's history in the Egyptian Museum, and hours negotiating the alleyways of goods and noise making up the bazaar, Khan-el-Khalili.
Bike it, drive it, walk it or balloon over it, the Loire equals beautiful rural surroundings, fairy tale chateaux and of course a whole lot of wine.
The fjords of Norway's western coast are one of the most spectacular holiday backdrops you can imagine or photograph.
Australia: it's a big place. And there's just no way you're going to be able to see all of it on a flying visit. But two weeks is enough time to experience both.
For a cultural holiday in Italy, a two or even three centre trip involving the great cultural centres of Rome, Florence and Venice.