**Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi released** after 20 years of house arrest. With all eyes on Burma (Myanmar) and the tourist boycott now officially over, more visitors are expected to visit this South East Asian country which has long been a controversial choice for travellers.
Cairngrom opens for skiing already! Get up to the Highlands or read our “World’s cheapest ski resorts” for more bargain snowboarding and ski spots.
Muggle Quidditch world cup takes place in NYC – the popularity of the Potter inspired game has even lead to the creation of an International Quidditch Association.