Tbilisi, Georgia’s Emerging Capital | 100 Top Places for 2019, Rough Guides

Tbilisi, Georgia

While the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, has long lured visionary types to its bohemian neighbourhoods, it’s slipped under the tourist radar for years. Over the past decade, however, a new generation has reignited Tbilisi’s cultural and dining scenes, discovers Joanna Reeves.

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The Shifting Spectacle of Rainbow Mountain | Make the Most of Your Time on Earth: 1000 Top Travel Experiences, Rough Guides

Rainbow Mountain, Peru

Like a giant slab of cake, Rainbow Mountain is striped with shades of lavender, maroon, turquoise and gold that could be straight from bottles of icing colouring. This multicoloured mountain, known as Vinicunca to locals, is a spectacle of shifting colours found in the Peruvian Andes, 100km southeast of Cusco.

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The Best Restaurants in Havana, Cuba | Rough Guides

Best restaurants in Havana, Cuba

The culinary landscape of Havana is shifting. While Cuba is not typically known as a gastronomic destination, a new wave of innovative restaurants are putting the capital on the foodie map for the first time. Words: Joanna Reeves

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Visiting the Pools of Semuc Champey | Rough Guides

semuc champey, Guatemala

Semuc Champey is one of the most beautiful natural wonders in Guatemala. While its remote location kept this incredible series of turquoise pools off the tourist path for many years, today it’s a well-known stop on the backpacking trail. No longer Guatemala’s best-kept secret, Semuc Champey still manages to maintain its allure despite its popularity – you can usually find a tranquil corner fairly easily. Words: Joanna Reeves

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Why Matera Should Be on Your Radar for 2019 | LOVEexploring.com

Matera, Italy

Matera is the tiny Italian city no one had heard of a year ago. Now it’s stepping into the spotlight as a European Capital of Culture for 2019. Here’s why you should head to Matera this year, says Joanna Reeves.

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Review: Bailbrook House Hotel, Bath | The Arbuturian

Surrounded by 20 acres of deer-dotted parkland, this Grade II-listed country house cuts an imposing figure on the crest of a small hill with its golden stone and boxy façade  and its interiors are just as impressive. Words: Joanna Reeves

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Is Experiential Travel Here to Stay for 2019? | Click. by Booking.com

Booking.com recently published its eight trends likely to shape the travel industry in 2019. Here, Click. asks industry experts to give their views on these predictions for the year ahead. Comment by Joanna Reeves

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Italy and Mediterranean travel brochures | Kuoni

Mediterranean hotels, Kuoni Travel

Italy and Mediterranean travel brochures for established tour operator Kuoni, including hotel descriptions, destination guides and travel information. Copywriting by Joanna Reeves

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Lisbon: a Snapshot of the Past | Canary Wharf Magazine

Lisbon side-car tour

Old-style coffee houses, secret-recipe pastéis de nata, nostalgic shops and razor-thin houses: a vintage sidecar tour delves into Lisbon’s hidden corners and rich history. Words: Joanna Reeves

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Review: Foxhill Manor, Broadway | The Arbuturian

Foxhill Manor, Cotswolds

With its grand manor-house swag and rolling grounds, this Grade II-listed Arts and Crafts mansion could be plucked straight from a period drama, but behind its honeyed facade lies the charm of a boutique hideaway.

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