Forget New York City’s Times Square ball drop, many cities across the United States prefer to put their own spin on the now traditional event.
New legislation phasing in restrictions on tourists going to “coffee shops” has been postponed and left to local enforcement.
Local restaurateurs fight for domination with exciting new eating establishments in the city and suburbs -- but diners are the real winners.
On the land of a defunct shipping harbour, the city is creating a vibrant, new community.
SlideshowsThe land that roads forgot
Few outside its borders even know it exists
The sea gypsies' last stand
The Myanmar Moken look to preserve their world
Oxford, behind the lens
Get a photographer's take on this beautiful city
The stories – and secrets – of Fez
Go behind the walls of the world’s oldest market
The volcano miners
Lives at risk in a beautiful acidic wasteland
DestinationsThe walk that made me love Kyoto
Pico Iyer’s enchanted stroll to the city’s heartKyoto