From Egypt to China, ruins inspire us to contemplate the passing of time. But the most-visited draw millions of travellers annually, putting some in danger of being loved too much.
The Bard’s Italy is a tour of piazzas, canals and Gothic architecture -- inspiration for the settings of Othello, Romeo and Juliet, The Taming of the Shrew and The Merchant of Venice.
William Shakespeare set a third of his plays in Italy. Take a tour of Verona, Padua and Venice -- three fair cities in which he laid his scenes.
See the planet in a different light as the first rays of the day cast their gentle glow on some of the most incredible sights across the globe.
For those with the time and inclination to take the road less travelled, these three lesser-known gems are just a short distance from their more famous siblings.
Whether an Italian cycling tour or a Bahamas beach break better suits your fancy, these five destinations are the perfect cure for the relationship blues.