Carleton Cole takes us on a wild ride through Kathmandu, into the Nepali capital’s overwhelming backpacker ghetto of Thamel, which makes Asia’s other travellers’ districts look as tame as a tea party. Read more
Join Carleton Cole on this visit to the "perfect Chinatown" in Malacca, Malaysia - it's marked by a walkable road with an equilibrium of locals going about their daily life and visitors impressed with the culture, plus a "just right" balance of shrines and cafes, homes and shops. Read more
A hideway for the US's rich and famous, and summertime destination for thousands, Martha's Vineyard offers charming old towns, beaches with waves both rough and gentle, and a few surprises, which Carleton Cole reveals.