The most impressive lakes in the world

From boiling lakes to vast alpine bodies of water, these are our favourite lakes from around the world. 

A holiday in North Korea

So what was it actually like, being in the country generally defined as the most dangerous in the world? All I can say is that it confounded all expectations and I now see North Korea in a new light. 

Nature in North Korea

North Korea is a country of great natural beauty. 

Unmissable Pyongyang

Discover the highlights of Pyongyang, one of the world’s most secretive cities. 

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Slow Travel

11 alternative Asian destinations

You marvelled at the Taj Mahal, partied in Phuket and wandered along the Great Wall of China. But there are plenty of other places to discover in Asia.

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Slow Travel

Exceptional places to visit in 2019

Planning a trip for 2019? Take a look at our favourite destinations to travel to this year, as recommended by our expert authors. 

Inside the world’s most secretive nation

Hilary Bradt spent 18 days inside the exhilarating, fascinating and bizarre North Korea. Read on for her account of the trip and her top 15 highlights.

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Weird and wonderful

The world’s most unusual buildings

From UFO towers to churches made of icing, these are our favourite bizarre but beautiful buildings from around the globe.

On the road in North Korea

Founder Hilary Bradt recently joined Regent Holidays on an 18-day tour of North Korea, and took over our Instagram to show us her highlights.

Five things you really wouldn’t expect about North Korea

Scratch beneath the propaganda-covered surface of North Korea and you’ll find that there’s far more to the world’s most secretive state than its public image of strict regime, controlled media and elaborate military parades.