Hi. Mum and I have been saving to take my dad back to Boston (where he used to work) as a surprise for his 60th birthday — we will be travelling at the end of October 2015. We have about 10 nights in total and want to spend about 4 in Boston — what other places should we visit at this time of year? Many Thanks, Alex
China is vast — almost the size of Europe — with a long, rich history, so it's unsurprising that it offers such diversity. This makes it an astounding destination, offering architecture, food, scenery and traditions to beguile every traveller. Here, our specialists reflect on what China means to them — and how best to see it.
Having a friendly and knowledgeable guide can make the difference between a routine holiday and a great one. Which is why Audley hosts its annual Guide Awards to recognise excellence in this field. This year the event took place in Malaysia, from where Audley's Southeast Asia Programme Manager went along to report.
Our Africa product manager Will has recently returned from a visit to the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust just outside Nairobi in Kenya. While there he caught up with little Lemoyian, our sponsored baby elephant, who is about to be reintroduced into the wild.