Autumn sonata

    Fall in Maine, United States, is prime season to feast on lobsters and admire the gorgeous foliage.

    Travel black book: Mumbai on the move

    BBC correspondent Karishma Vaswani thrives on the Indian city's frenetic pace.

    Kyrgyzstan - the Switzerland of Central Asia

    Most people wouldn't know where it is or how to pronounce it, but Kyrgyzstan is worth a visit with...

    Up the Great Mountain of Java through dirt and dust

    Climbing up Gunung Semeru, the highest peak on Java.

    Top ryokans for the ultimate retreat

    The Ryokan Collection is a marketing consortium of exclusive, family-run ryokans that have been in...

    October holidays: 10 places where the weather is just perfect

    Halloween is around the corner and the last leaves are tenaciously clinging on to their branches,...

    World's top hotels for viewing Northern Lights

    From Greenland (home to one of the world's most northerly hotels) to Finland's Lapland (where cosy...

    The haunting Sichuan-Tibet Highway

    Most of the 4,000km-plus loop composed mainly of the present-day Tibetan Autonomous Region, as well...

    7 most expensive holiday spots to spend your honeymoon

    Newly-weds can splurge a whopping three times more on average than other travelling couples,...

    The Palawan that remains hidden from you - so far

    Imagine a floating aquaculture facility in the middle of the sea.

    A luxurious piece of peace and quiet on party island

    The Henann Lagoon in Boracay keeps you far from the madding crowd.