Fans of the BBC's epic 18th-century drama “Poldark” have discovered not only the rippled abs of its handsome star, Aidan Turner, but they've also fallen in love with the craggy, windswept landscape of the English county of Cornwall. I recently became a "set-jetter" and watched the cast filming.
In many ways this is an ideal time to visit the country, especially for budget travelers. The usual tourist herds have thinned, traditional Greek hospitality is in overdrive and prices are down for hotels and meals.
Situated between Seville to the north and Cadiz to the south, Jerez de la Frontera could be dismissed as a mere transit point. But during the off-season, the calm streets and small number of tourists make it a relaxing getaway.
No more than a 10-minute walk from the west side of Shinjuku Station is the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, home to not only the Tokyo Metropolitan Government headquarters, but also two of the city’s most popular observation decks.