A quarter of a century ago Prague, throwing off its socialist past, was a little known city; today it attracts some 4 million tourists a year. In 1992, the Olga Havel Foundation was a newly formed organisation designed to help disabled, abandoned and discriminated people in their integration into Czech society.Twenty-five years later it continues its work and its yearly fund- raising marathon is a fixture.
If you watch the Netflix drama, The Crown, you will be enchanted by the game-viewing visit the then Princess Elizabeth and her young husband make to Treetops in Kenya. Treetops has undergone many transformations since then; this is what it was like in the ’80s.
Lisbon, like every modern city, offers shoppers plenty of choice from vast shopping malls to the usual designer boutiques – but to make a Lisbon shopping trip a day to remember, explore some of the city’s off-beat options