Stories about places near and dear to travel sick Herald writers. Photo / Grant Faint

Places in our hearts

'Stay at home' has been dutifully observed by our travel writers, though at times this has been difficult.

There are places we leave but they never leave us.

We've asked eight of the Herald's staff writers to go over old ground to tell us why there are places they are still in love with, and share a few stories along the way.