Spring in Tuscany. It's an enduring fantasy, mythologised in literature and film
Sydney writer and author Alison Stewart loves all travel but is particularly attracted to wild places.
The superhuman Norwegians like to call it easy, but for the rest of us ...
Peace and fragrant loveliness inhabit the green hills of Austria's Wachau Valley on the Danube.
At 10.39pm on October 9, 1963, as people slept or prepared for bed, there was a roar and then silence.
Egypt's archaeological heritage has been carted off to foreign shores for centuries. What remains is extraordinary, but will it last?
Nothing can prepare you for the reality of Tutankhamun's exquisite golden mask.
It's a daybreak flight over Egypt's Valley of the Kings.
The advent of the e-bike has opened a whole new way of travel to those who thought their cycling days were over.
Forget the cuckoo clocks and lederhosen; this area of Bavaria insists it has different tastes, including preferring wine to beer.
These luxury hotels are linked to momentous events in history, from the unearthing of Tutankhamun's tomb to the birth of the Arab Spring.
Beautiful Budapest has a savage history, cultural abundance and eclectic architecture on display around every corner.
Namedy Castle sits at the centre of a fairytale with a real-life twist.
Visitors are flooding back to this crucible of civilisation whose ancient world is still a model for Western culture.
The anticipation is palpable as we tread the red carpet to board the Majestic Imperator.
When you think of Salzburg, you think of The Sound of Music - not Christopher Plummer carrying 'that bloody fat child up the mountain'.