Skip to main content
Top places in Japan to see cherry blossom

For picture-perfect pink scenes and picnics, head to Japan for sakura season.

5 city trips for cyclists

The best cities around the world to discover on two wheels.

Jaw-dropping destinations on everyone’s wish list

Create a travel wish list for all the places you’ll soon be able to explore.

The best city trips for solo travellers

Cities that are simultaneously safe, friendly, accessible and exhilarating.

Best-value destinations for each month of the year

A month-by-month guide to help you find the best travel accommodation deals.

8 design capsule hotels and hostels

Tiny hotels with mighty ratings from international travellers.

Where to find early spring sunshine

The 5 best destinations for seeking out the sun early.

Best-value destinations for each month of the year

Taking into account weather and culture to help you get the most out of your money.

The best places to go for a low-key Christmas

For those in search of a fuss-free or even festive-free December.

Great rail journeys: the Tōkaidō Shinkansen

Whipping you from the hectic neon of Tokyo to the zen of Kyoto’s temples in record time.

Kyoto + Nature: A City of Contrasts

Nandin Yuan explores the green side of Kyoto.

Where to travel in your 20s

For adventurous 20-somethings, these are the places to travel to before you turn 30.