Travel trends come and go but the enduring truth is that we love the beach. The rolling waves, the warm sun, the unmistakable scent of sea-salt on the air, the sand between your toes; the coast is proven to have a profoundly positive effect on our psychology. From desert island beaches where you’re the only person for miles, to bohemian spots where freshly caught seafood and rum shacks are the order of the day... let's go to the beach.

9 of our favourite Caribbean islands

With 28 island nations and more than 7,000 islands across 2.754 million km², the Caribbean is a very big place, and with so many incredible destinations on offer, choosing where to go can often be an overwhelming experience.

Where to Stay in Thailand

Thailand remains Asia’s most popular, diverse and vibrant travel destination. The rainforests, sun-kissed beaches, floating markets, UNESCO protected ruins and remote hill tribes have proved to be an enduring magnet to many.