Finland is a natural wonderland with more trees than people and more islands than any other nation in the world. With endless miles of wilderness and 188,000 lakes on their doorstep, the Finns are uniquely in tune with their surroundings.
France is the world's most visited tourist destination, and with reason: Paris is a great cultural and romantic capital, while the rest of France boasts dazzling scenery, oodles of history and activities that range from skiing in the Alps to sunning yourself on the Riviera.
With its outstanding landscape—from the seas in the north and mountains in the south—Germany offers almost unlimited choices to the traveller.
To most of us, the word Hawai‘i conjures up images of exotic hula dancers, swaying palm trees, crystal clear waters lapping the shores of pristine white beaches. With hundreds of beaches scattered around the six main islands of Hawai‘i this picture is indeed true, however the ‘Islands of Aloha’ offer so much more.
Brian Johnston shares his in depth knowledge of Hong Kong from a family perspective.
Hong Kong is an energetic and vibrant city that’s plenty of fun at any time of year. It has a striking fusion of modern urban living and Chinese tradition, and you’ll find plenty of contrast everywhere, from the fast-paced neon streets of the city centre to the slow rural settings of the outlying islands. Old temples sit cheek by jowl with ultra-daring skyscrapers, and as for the views of Hong Kong harbour by night, they are nothing short of breathtaking.
India bristles with a mind-stirring mix of landscapes and cultural traditions. Your journey through this intoxicating country will blaze in your memory long after you've left its shores.
Ireland conjures up images of emerald green hills shrouded in mist, dotted with farms and cottages and charming, cosy pubs. Indeed, the landscape of Ireland is some of the most spectacular in all of Europe.
Italy is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world all year round. In summer, Italy is an international playground, with visitors from all continents mingling with the locals in famous resorts.
Malaysia is comprised of Peninsular Malaysia and the states of Sarawak and Sabah on the island of Borneo. It is a tropical paradise, which offers immaculate rainforests, unblemished islands, wetlands and underwater havens for snorkelling and diving
The magic of Sabah is in it's wild beauty. It's rugged, forested mountains are the very definition of scenic grandeur and it's vast expanses of tropical vegetation represent the most pristine rainforest in all of Malaysia.
This cluster of 1192 tiny sand atolls is draped around the equator in the Indian Ocean, dotted with palms and surrounded by stunning aquamarine lagoons.
This tropical island paradise in the Indian Ocean has 160km of coastline almost entirely covered by golden beaches, blue lagoons and one of the world's largest unbroken reefs. The capital, Port Louis, is
the commercial heart of the country.
For a taste of France without having to fly the family to Europe, visit New Caledonia - only a two-hour flight away. The capital, Noumea, is where most of the family resort hotels are located.
With stunning scenery ranging from glaciers to rolling green pastures, soaring mountains and mirror-image lakes, New Zealand is tailor-made for adventure.
Scotland's 19th century writer Robert Louis Stevenson was known as 'Tusitala, the teller of tales', but he couldn't have been closer to the truth when he labelled Samoa 'paradise'.
Singapore is so compact and easy to get around yet it offers your family endless dining and entertainment options, famed quality shopping, cultural treasures and many other exciting possibilities.
Taiwan is full of surprises and the latest destination for adventurous families wanting entertainment and holiday fun for children. The island has it all: good food, a beautiful coastline, awe inspiring mountains, child friendly cities and lots of sunshine!
Thailand means "land of the free" and when you're lazing on a pristine beach, watching the kids frolic at the water's edge, you'll certainly agree with that moniker.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland – to give it its full title – is made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Its long, and often dramatic, history has helped to shape the landscape and its people. No one knows much about the original inhabitants, but more is known about the Celts, Romans, Anglo-Saxons, Vikings and Normans who have left behind a legacy of jewellery, weaponry, castles, fortresses and place names among other things.
The USA is home to many wonderful attractions and is an unforgettable holiday experience just waiting for you and your family.
Almost immediately after touching down at Port Vila's airport after a short, three-hour flight, the pace will slow, and the stresses of daily life will begin to fade away.
Vietnam is a family-friendly country of traditional charm and rare beauty. There are some divine beaches along the coast, while inland there are soaring mountains, which are cloaked by misty forests.