48 Hours In: Palma

Beaches, Miró, warm weather – and the tourists are on their way home. Need any more reasons to visit the Mallorcan capital?

New York Storeys: A vintage view of Manhattan

Armed with a 1939 guidebook to the city that even then never slept, Mark C O'Flaherty gets a fresh perspective on New York, and discovers parts of it that today's travel guides just don't reach

48 Hours In: Lille

This chic French destination boasts fine art and a taste for Flemish food and drink, says Mick Webb

48 Hours In: Brisbane

Fed up with our soggy summer? The lively yet relaxed capital of Australia's Sunshine State is the obvious cure

Lovin' Las Vegas: A wild week in Sin City

A week in Sin City? Oliver Duff wasn't sure it was for him. But the gambling capital of America has many charms. And a riotous stay left him exhausted, exhilarated – and addicted

48 Hours In: Faro

This port city near the tip of southern Europe is full of ancient wonders – and the perfect place to enjoy a glass of Lagoa. Cathy Packe reports

Is San Francisco still swinging?

Forty years after the Summer of Love peaked in San Francisco, Mike Higgins visits the city to find out if anything remains of the hippie dream

Market research: A gastronomic tour of Valencia

Valencia's markets are packed full of fresh local produce and the restaurants serve up plate-loads of Spanish delights. Cookery expert Camilla Schneideman gets to the gastronomic heart of a food-lover's paradise

48 Hours in: Cagliari

Early summer is the best time to join the Sardinians as they eat, drink and relax in their 'living room' on the sand, says Frank Partridge