Tag: BBC Top 50

Rio de Janeiro

Best time to go: Rainy season is from November to March around Rio. Rio was described by Darwin as ‘more magnificent than anything any European has ever seen in his country of origin’. It is certainly blessed with an...

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Cambodia – Angkor Wat

Best time to go: Cambodia has a tropical climate, with monsoons from June to October. Best time to go is in the dry season – November to May. For more than 500 years, the city of Angkor in north-western Cambodia was the...

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Auckland New Zealand

Best time to go: The warmer months are November to April. The ancient Maoris call the North Island of New Zealand ‘Te Ika a Maui’, meaning the ‘Fish of Maui’. According to legend, Maui hooked North Island...

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Best time to go: Average temperatures differ very little over the year. June through October is the hottest period, while rainfall is heaviest between December and March. Mark Twain described Hawaii as ‘the loveliest fleet...

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