The Vietnam War was indelibly etched on a 10 year old boy's memory. 40 years and two visits later, the world's first media war is finally put it into perspective.
The Equator divides Earth into 2 halves. Crossing it has for centuries been celebrated by sailors, but now, with long haul air travel shrinking the world, do we even care about crossing the line?
To the novice traveller, Mongolia sounds like a destination too far, but really it just takes a bit of planning, some money and a desire to see a different and fascinating part of the world.
A first-hand guide to travel on the Trans-Siberian / Trans-Mongolian Railway – Moscow to Beijing. Tips and advice on booking, life on the train, food, hygiene and security with links to on-line help.
Leaving Port Hedland in their newly repaired camper van, Mick & Sheila wend their way cautiously down the west coast of Australia, surrounded by desert wilderness and the fear of breaking down again.
80 Mile Beach is exactly what it's name implies; and Pardoo? Call it the Waterloo of our Aussie road trip. From here on in things are never the same, not that the trip was ever predictable.
One effect of Cyclone Larry (March 2006) was increased rainfall, the consequence being that we were trapped in the outback town of Katherine for over a week while the town flooded. Disaster Tourism.
29. Australian Road Trip: Cape Tribulation - tropical rainforest, tropical reef and tropical cyclone
The wilderness region north of Cairns and Port Douglas is a World Heritage site - a rugged tropical paradise of ancient rainforests, wild animals, and for us - the threat of a tropical cyclone.
Fraser Island, on Australia's Queensland coast, is the world's largest sand island. But it is not just a big dune: it has rainforests, crystal clear freshwater streams, blue lakes and much more.
A journey around the Great Ocean Road in the Australian state of Victoria. It is one of the world's great highways with spectacular views over the Great Southern Ocean, picturesque seaside towns and some fabulaous...
Driving a car, campervan or motorhome around Australia is one of the world's great, "do-able" road trips. It is the best way to explore and experience everything that this vast island continent has to offer. This is the...