Visit these top 10 places in 2015

Travel experts at Lonely Planet present their guidebook for 2015 choosing locations for their "topicality, unique experiences and 'wow' factor."

Grey gappers - take the plunge!

A gap year conjures up images of school-leavers off on an adventure - but more and more "mid-lifers" and retirees are getting the travel bug.

Five beautiful beach resorts abroad

A string of hotly anticipated new seaside hotels have opened their doors to welcome sunseekers from around the world. Here are five.

No second coming for deflated sculpture

A giant inflatable sculpture that caused outrage for its resemblance to a sex toy will not be reinstalled after being reduced to a flaccid heap.