Andrew Bain travels over the French border and into Europe's 'other' Riviera.
Andrew Bain specialises in adventures and can usually be found walking, cycling or paddling in empty corners of the world.
This 1225-metre-high mountain is the most striking and terrifying in Australia, and very difficult to reach.
Our drive through Ol Pejeta is safari perfection, and we have it almost entirely to ourselves.
More than 30,000 people trek to Everest Base Camp each year, with the vast majority following a well-worn path. But there are other options.
To me, mountains signify freedom, and even in this crowd I feel truly free - an eddy in the Everest flow.
There is a place where you can enjoy possibly the best seaside promenade in Europe plus great art and history.
Bungy jumping, rock climbing, mountain biking, zip lining, white water rafting ... and the odd bit of wine tasting.
South America is a succession of natural wonders. Here are 10 of the finest.
In a car, you can cover this stretch of Tasmania's east coast in two hours, and yet we'll be here for six days.
The trek named the best in South America is home to the biggest little mountains in the world.
I'm inside my quinzee (a Finnish igloo). I built it myself. Outside, it's minus 12 degrees C ...
Not everything on Tasmania's West Coast Wilderness Railway has to be gentle.
Hikers swarm up its slopes like invading armies, with about 35,000 people a year attempting to reach the 5895-metre summit.
A network of mountain bike trails has given new life to a once faded country town.
In this first tourism venture from Tasmania's Aboriginal community, a walk showcases culture, scenery, bush tucker and millenniums-old traces of Aboriginal existence amid the immense beauty of the Bay of Fires.