Zygou, you might think, could well be a contender for the final entry in a dictionary of world travel destinations. However, leafing through Merriam-Webster’s Geographic Dictionary dispels that notion. The honour, ultimately, goes to the Polish town of Zywiec, a name that many people recognise due to the famous beer.
If you’ve seen films such as The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Reader, Inglourious Basterds, or Around The World in 80 Days then you’ve already caught glimpses of Goerlitz, Germany’s most easterly city.
Think of Greek holiday islands and it’s normally the likes of Kos, Crete and Rhodes that spring to mind. Ammouliani, in Greece’s Halkidiki region, is, by comparison, far smaller and much quieter.
Matthew Stewart is a collector with a difference. Instead of setting aside a hobby room in his house, his passion takes him out into the Scottish countryside; Stewart is a Munro bagger.
A third edition of the Lumiere Festival was held in Durham from 14 to 17 November 2013. On chilly November nights you normally see only a handful of folk walking the streets of Durham City. The first two Lumiere Festivals, though, brought people out in droves.
Change is underway in Akagera National Park, the largest of Rwanda’s national parks, whose undulating landscape covers 1122 square kilometres of swamp, mountain and savannah habitat in the north-east of Rwanda.
Jimmy Choo OBE is one of the world’s most respected footwear designers. Over the past few years he has taken on a new role, as a tourism ambassador for Malaysia.
For first time visitors to Finland, Tampere may not be the obvious choice of destination, but the country's largest inland city is a pleasant starting point if you want to gain an insight to the cultural soul of this Nordic nation.
The stone Forte da Ponta da Bandeira fortress, which you enter by crossing a drawbridge spanning the narrow moat, was constructed when Lagos was still the most important town on Portugal’s Algarve coast.
Walkers have begun to discover Portugal’s attractions in recent years. If you’re keen to explore the Portuguese countryside, one of the easiest ways to do so is by joining up with a walking group for a day out.