I wasn't prepared for the physical (and surprisingly emotional) gauntlet the Kokoda Track laid down for me. So, I thought the least we could do was to try and prepare you for what's to come...
Every traveller has a different sense of value, but I am confident that not a single one who has returned from Antarctica would ever question whether it was worth it. And what with it being the 100 year anniversary of Ernest Shackleton’s incredible feat of survival, there’s surely no better time to speak of the merits of this ice-laden land.
There’s likely no finer place to really get to know a destination than a market. And when it comes to markets, Asia has some of the best in the world.
The best part of a trip Borneo can't be found in your hotel room, but outside where nature's at its finest.
Asia is incredibly diverse in its landscape and topography – from volcanic ranges and snowy peaks to sun drenched beaches and tropical rainforests. It’s also home to some of the best, most rewarding and scenic treks the world has to offer.
Though the classic Inca Trail gets a lot of press – and rightly so - the Quarry Trail is a pretty wonderful alternative. Usually used when trekking permits for the Inca Trail are unavailable, the Quarry Trail is a worthwhile undertaking in its own right. Here’s why.
Lima has quickly become one of the world’s most acclaimed dining destinations. Laced with an eclectic mix of street stalls, cafes and fine dining haunts – foodies the world over are flocking to sample the city’s famed delights. Here are a few of our favourite places to taste the local cuisine.
A largely maligned period, the legacy of French colonialism is a fascinating cultural mélange.
Intrinsically linked to the spiritual traditions of its four major religions – Buddhism, Islam, Christianity and Hinduism – Sri Lanka is scattered with sites of significant cultural importance and physical beauty.
Experiencing what the diggers and the Japanese had to endure during World War II's Kokoda Campaign is humbling, and helps make a mentally and physically challenging trek that much more rewarding.