A whirl through Vienna’s modernist era, 100 years on

Celebrating a century at the heart of the modernist movement, the Austrian capital is putting on quite a show

Ghost villages and feral cows: island-hopping adventures in Hong Kong

The lesser-visited islands of Hong Kong’s archipelago offer an escape from the city, with everything from rock-hard climbs to ancient forts – and the occasional wild bovine

Beach-hopping in Baja California, Mexico

As well as prime beach territory, the Baja peninsula has mountains, deserts and waters teeming with marine life. Our writer hits the road in Mazatlán, destination: Tijuana

A local’s guide to Düsseldorf, by music writer Rudi Esch

Home of electro pioneers Kraftwerk and groundbreaking artists like Andreas Gursky, the city on the Rhine is still a melting pot for art, design and music

Georgian splendour: trekking in the Caucasus

Walking and horse riding in the ruggedly beautiful Tusheti region of Georgia reveals rustic lifestyles and vast vistas stretching across the border into Russia

A local’s guide to Porto, Portugal

On the steep banks of the Douro, Portugal’s northern jewel gleams with culture, buzzing restaurants, bars and artisan shops, plus cool places to visit and stay.

Julian Worker has written a number of travel books including

Travels through History : France

Travels through History – The Balkans: Journeys in the former Yugoslavia

Travels through History – Northern Ireland and Scotland

The Czech Republic’s Bohemian Paradise: as magical as it sounds

A location for Sky Atlantic’s TV series Britannia, this enchanted landscape in the north of the country is somewhere to go into Bohemian rhapsodies over