Beijing, the capital of one of the fastest growing countries and economies in the world, is also home to interesting, and sometimes bizarre, street foods.
Loss of a signature feature of the city, ostensibly to clear footpaths for pedestrians, divides residents and visitors.
A short history lesson on how foreigners got their names in the Far East.
I love riding these! Ding ding! For a city that prides itself on queuing up, why do so many people not for trams?
For many, a visit to a UNESCO world heritage sight is dampened by the hordes of other tourists and buses that populate the area. It’s not just the tourists, but also the myriad of locals who line the temple areas chasing after unsuspecting tourists selling trinkets and books. Any thoughts?
Being a tour guide in Toronto. Fresh meats and cheeses at historical St. Lawrence Market, much missed Cantonese dishes in Chinatown, keeping warm at the Eaton Centre, checking out the art and funkiness of Kensington Market, and topping it all off with homemade pizza and wine with great friends.
For a second year, BBC Travel goes beyond the headlines to bring you 50 Reasons to LoveTheWorld, a celebration of this planet and the joy of travelling around it.
National Geographic takes a look at a collection of unique choices for travellers to stay at.