Matera in Italy is the third-oldest continually inhabited settlement in the world.
Andrew Bain specialises in adventures and can usually be found walking, cycling or paddling in empty corners of the world.
Tasting the cucina povera (poor kitchen) cuisine of Italy's Basilicata is no hardship.
Looking for an adrenaline-rush on your next Asia trip? Here are the top 10 things to get the blood racing.
Flat terrain, ancient castles and picturesque lakes and forests: Few cycling routes offer as much as the Baltics.
It's just what you need at the end of a long day's trekking in the heat - cool refreshments sourced by someone else.
New walking trails and national parks open up exciting new territory at home and abroad.
Napoleon Bonaparte described Vilnius as the Jerusalem of the North.
This city has a secret: it's not all skyscrapers, food and commerce. In fact, it is composed of around 70 per cent green space.
It's hard to go wrong with these stunning subjects.
There are walks to suit just about every person and interest, and some of the best are right on our doorstep.
I've rarely stepped off a nine-hour flight feeling as fresh.
If the idea of an epic trip on wheels pushes your pedals, here are 10 of the most challenging bike trips in the world.
Discover a wonderful boutique haven inside the maelstrom of Hong Kong city life.
I realise I'm entering a place of great beauty; stretched out below, jagged cliffs underscored by white beaches.
At last count, hungry Hong Kong tipped the scales at around 13,000 restaurants.