Tunisia encapsulates everything that’s enticing about North Africa, a prime territory for a straightforward sun-sand-and-sea holiday overlooked by a tumble of sugar-cube houses, rolling dunes of the Sahara, refashioning itself as an ambitiously modern Arab capital, though both its long Ottoman and not-so-distant colonial past still have a powerful, palpable presence.
Currency: Tunisian dinar (TND)
Calling code: +216
Time zone: UTC+1
Flight time: No direct flight from Hong Kong, have to fly from Turkey (Istanbul), Qatar (Doha), Germany (Frankfurt) and France (Paris)