In a country which is already fitness conscious (Virgin Active began in South Africa), Durban stands out with its special blend of sports and wildlife.
Helsinki’s annual Baltic Herring Fair has been going strong since the 18th Century and it’s as popular as ever.
For Monaco, September is one of the busiest seasons; the annual Monaco Yacht Show returns to its coast each year and draws in a most fabulous crowd.
Despite being inside a well-known beer loving nation, it’s actually wine that dominates Stuttgart. This is thanks to a local count who banned the production of beer so he could sell the wine he produced centuries ago.
For around RMB$20, you can spend a whole day nursing a constantly replenished cup of loose leaf tea, play mahjong or read under the cooling shade of the dense foliage overhead as the cicadas sing their brave song.