Food & wine tour: Christchurch

In the face of adversity, this New Zealand city has rebuilt itself with community at its foundation – evident in its welcoming restaurants, wine bars and destination wineries.

True North

ASK A NEW ZEALANDER about their favourite beach and their response will inevitably be accompanied by “and it’s virtually deserted”. When it comes to beaches, we don’t do pebbles and we don’t do crowds – we prefer acres of sand all to ourselves. Just as well there’s no shortage of such places – here are 10 of the finest in the Far North.

Food tour: Lisbon

Portugal’s capital is rich in cultural and culinary class. Traditional fare sits alongside high-end dining, and ancient buildings line picture-perfect streets. When it comes to exceptional sojourns, this coastal city has it all.