You could stay at home to watch Wimbledon or twiddle your thumbs and wait for the three sunny days that we might get in July, or you could explore Macedonia's sundrenched countryside. That's a tough choice.
The Republic of Macedonia, a small and beautiful country nestled in the southeast of Europe, offers visitors a unique blend of natural wonders and cultures, as well as a long tradition of unrivalled hospitality. Macedonia is a veritable treasure-trove of Greek, Roman, Slav and Turkish history, with its forgotten monasteries, mosques and castles. From their savoury cuisine to their love of music, dance and general merrymaking, Macedonians know how to make their guests feel at home. Combining these qualities with the country’s dramatic mountains and canyons, its deep lakes and rivers, Macedonia has something for everyone
Climb aboard the luxury M/S Volga Dream for a leisurely cruise from the dynamic and bustling heart of Moscow to imperial St Petersburg in style – along the waterways of the Tsars. Journey through Russia’s beautiful, pastoral countryside along canals, waterways and lakes, your viewing deck providing he perfect spot from which to gaze at a land of ancient monasteries and shimmering forests of silver birch. This itinerary is ideal for travellers looking to explore both the Russian countryside and the treasures of Russia’s grandest cities from a unique perspective.
Malaysian Borneo stretches out to cover the northern half of the world's third largest island, laying claim to a dramatic coastline and a vast expanse of thick rainforet. A vibrant cultural melting pot, Borneo is home to charismatic people with a unique blend of traditional and native forest communities, romantic Asian roots and European colonial ties. Here the lure of paradise beaches and an exotic jungle heaving with indigenous inhabitants - including endangered orangutans - entices visitors from all four corners of the globe.