A lonesome cowboy's grave; an eerie wind: this region is not for the faint-hearted.
Nina Karnikowski is a staff travel writer for Fairfax Media.
In a wind-swept valley slung between the Andes mountain range, magic exists, after all.
A small Cambodian settlement has managed to survive bombing raids, the Khmer Rouge and severe flooding. No wonder it's been dubbed ''the lucky village''.
Nina Karnikowski discovers how to push herself and conquer her biggest fears in the mountains of Peru.
Perform an Australian dance? There are few requests guaranteed to provoke more laughs – but sometimes you just have to go with the flow.
While Nina Karnikowski expects beautiful scenery and waterfalls from her visit to Kakadu, she is blown away by the rich cultural history she discovers there.
Crossing a street in Vietnam requires a clear head and nerves of steel.
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Visiting Nepal can be a confronting experience but also deeply replenishing.
Take an afternoon and stroll and shop this arts and culture precinct.
There are signs that Cambodia is recovering well from the horrors of Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge.
Hotel Amour, is a sexy designer nook in the South Pigalle neighbourhood of Paris.
It's not until I reach the airport on my way out of Wellington that I realise just how high I am. My hands shake as I fill my bottle at the water fountain.
Dramatic forested cliffs of this island paradise have been rewarded with Southeast Asia's first UNESCO Geopark listing.
It's easy to become star struck when confronted by New Zealand's stunning scenery.