This is the first in a series of short guides / travelogues on travelling to out of the ordinary places. Travel to far-flung places used to be the preserve of carefree and usually impoverished students, but no longer.
The story opens in 1934 on the Spanish island of Ibiza. Following an incident at a fiesta Verity, a young English lawyer, is listed as a British spy by General Franco, the military governor of the island.
These are dream destinations for many visitors from around the world and are already much visited. Six thousand visitors descend on the vast World Heritage Site of Angkor Watt every day but there is so much more to see in Cambodia and Vietnam.