10 of the best beach bars in France

Trays of oysters, iced rosé, swordfish brochettes, even Trump-inspired cocktails … these bars de plage boast superb fare and sunshine vibes

Cocktail o’clock in Bali: refreshment with a tropical twist at the Night Rooster bar

The team behind Indonesia’s best restaurant, Locavore, in Ubud, have plenty to crow about having opened a cocktail bar with a menu piqued by local fruits, herbs and spices

Bullets at the bodega: hygge and horror in Copenhagen’s cosiest bar

Rosengårdens Bodega is warm and friendly, but has its darker side: it’s the spot where the Danish resistance caught up with a notorious Nazi informer in 1944

The Balkan express: from Belgrade to Bar by railway

Over 435 bridges and through 254 tunnels, this spectacular scenic railway is one of Europe’s most stunning rides

Stay on the Ecuador farm that produces the world’s most expensive chocolate

A bar of To’ak chocolate sells for a tooth-splintering $345 – but a stay in a treehouse in the Ecuador rainforest where it originates costs just $15 a night