Highway to heaven

The secluded Pfeiffer Beach beach has huge rock formations that lie just offshore. Photo: 123rf

Driving the rugged stretch of the Californian coast known as Big Sur is a road trip to remember.

The 20 things you must do in New York

Bright, busy and bolshy... New York is the ultimate city break.

From hip bars and iconic hotels to soaring skyscrapers, here's why the Big Apple is the coolest place to visit.

Sleep in a van in New York

Booking a parked van for the night provides an option for adventurous, budget-minded visitors to NYC.

There's no electricity, no running water, no bathroom, but there is a spectacular view of the Manhattan skyline.

New Orleans reborn

FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2015 file photo, revelers pack Bourbon Street on Mardi Gras day in the French Quarter in New Orleans.  New Orlean?s tourism industry has rebuilt, rebounded and modernized in the 10 years since Katrina. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

A decade after Hurricane Katrina tourists are visiting New Orleans in their droves.

Brazen bear breaks in

This brazen black bear saw a cat flap as an opportunity.

The bear enjoyed a feast of brownies, Toblerones and Pepsi - then came back for more.

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