Active volcanoes and old battle sites are just for starters, writes Caroline Gladstone.
You meet nutters of all descriptions when you travel - they have an obsessive look about them.
Ben Groundwater savours another world just four hours or so from home.
It is Kokoda season - the key months when scores make the pilgrimage to PNG.
How far ahead do you book a cruise? When it’s for a once-in a- lifetime full world cruise, people often book up to two years ahead. Cunard and P&O Cruises World Cruising recently released their 2015 world voyages itineraries and are expecting the phones to run hot with advance bookings over the next few weeks.
There's a moment in every traveller's life when you know you've gone too far.
These cities have been rated the world's least liveable - but are they still worth visiting?
Putting boats and Papua New Guinea in the same sentence these days doesn't automatically evoke visions of luxury or expectations of wonder. But Orion Expedition's Melanesian cruise, from New Zealand via Norfolk Island, Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands in March 2014 is a boat trip to PNG with plenty of appeal.