This little-known island archipelago is being discovered as a new resort getaway.
Kerry van der Jagt
Kerry van der Jagt is a Sydney-based writer specialising in history, culture and outdoor adventure with a particular interest in wildlife conservation.
If you tell anyone you're travelling to northern Thailand, most will assume you're heading to Chiang Mai or Chiang Rai. But there is another winning duo.
Post-Mugabe Zimbabwe is clamping down on wildlife poaching operations and opening up to an exciting new era of tourism.
Stepping from our Zodiacs we are met by what seems to be the entire population of the village of just 44 inhabitants.
The drab post-Soviet country of my imagination is replaced by a sumptuous cityscape resplendent in pastel colours and lit by a seaside sun.
Far from being morbid, Mexico's Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a time to honour the departed.
Visiting this place will make you weep, with sorrow and rage. But it will also help you appreciate the Belarus of today.
The privilege of travelling a section of a traditional songline is not lost on any of us.
From the cerulean sky to the periwinkle flowers and azure lakes, this wetland looks like it's been hand-painted by Smurfs.
Belarus is a country of fields and fortresses, monuments and memorials, and a superstitious people with a whimsical connection to the forest.
Learning to bend a little can help free the mind as well as the body.
With the introduction of the five-day visa-free entry for citizens of Australia, there hasn't been a better time to visit this surprising capital.
A new sleeper train from Victoria Falls into Hwange National Park offers the most fun on two rails.
From wildlife to luxury lodges and adrenaline-rush adventures; here are 20 reasons to love Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.
You will want to return again and again and again ...