Nelson Mandela spent 17 years imprisoned here. Visit the island, including his cell. Read our guide to the Robben Island tour from Cape Town.
The country home and gardens for 44 years of playwright George Bernard Shaw. Read our guide to Shaw’s Corner, part of the National Trust.
Considered the scariest walking bridge in the world, at 105m high and just 0.91m wide, it is not for the faint-hearted. Do not look down.
Cascais with its sandy beaches overlooking the Atlantic ocean, bustling marinas, and the fresh ocean air is the best day trips from Lisbon.
A tear-shaped island, a castle, and Gondola-style boat rides are just some of the highlights. Read our guide for what to see at Lake Bled.
Spend time surrounded by terracotta-coloured roofed houses and eating sumptuous food. We look at 10 cool things to see at Lake Ohrid.