‘Los Angeles is the globe in a small space’: author Ryan Gattis

LA is the most diverse city in the US, says the thriller writer. And with regeneration, areas like Downtown are fizzing with cultural mashups and food fusions

Kampot literary festival hopes to revive Cambodia’s lost art of storytelling

Atmospheric Kampot is hosting the likes of Jung Chang and Madeleine Thien as it seeks to rebuild Cambodia’s literary scene and defend its freedom of speech

St Helena’s airport finally ready for touchdown

Flights to one of the most isolated islands in the world start this week, heralding a rise in tourists for the British overseas territory, whether it’s ready for them or not

Top 10 city running tours

Do your sightseeing on foot, and have a workout while you’re at it, in some of the world’s most attractive cities – from New York to Melbourne and Barcelona

Follow Chinese tourists to Guizhou for breathtaking scenery and historic sites

In-the-know Chinese holidaymakers head for the clear lakes and mountains of the south-west, and the Ming-era city of Guiyang

All the fun of the fair: Paris’s best retro attractions

With its bicycle-powered merry-go-round, carved carousels and music hall memorabilia, the Musée des Arts Forains in Paris is particularly enchanting at Christmas – and is one of a host of old-fashioned attractions for the festive season