Craig Platt The trouble with paradise is everyone wants a piece of it. So why aren't the tourists hordes here?
Philippa Hawker It takes encouragement but Philippa Hawker finds her own creative side while on the trail of artists in Tahiti.
Our writers spend their year going places. In 2013 these were their most memorable experiences.
Best known for its monster swell, Teahupoo is also gateway to the Tahiti of popular imagination, writes Craig Tansley.
Rejoice, oh disorganised work slaves! Bargains still abound for those who don't book their summer holidays a year ahead, discovers Belinda Jackson.
Jane Reddy Stay in cave hotels, Ottoman mansions and boutique hotels in eastern Turkey.