The audacity and scale of this engineering feat are mind-boggling.
After abandoning a sensible career in IT to travel and write, Rob McFarland now divides his time between Sydney, the US and Europe. He’s won six writing awards, including Australian Travel Writer of the Year, and regularly runs workshops for aspiring writers. While not averse to the charms of a 5-star hotel, his most memorable travel experiences involve adventure. Highlights include scaling the mist-shrouded mountain behind Machu Picchu and rafting the Futaleufu River in Patagonia.
Walking to and from Chicabal Lake, the 575-metre-wide body of water that fills a volcano crater, can leave you breathless.
There's a reason Norwegian has won SkyTrax's Best Long-Haul Low-Cost Airline for the last two years.
Food lovers will be happy to know there is a second Michelin guide – this one for cheaper eats.
If you're looking for apartment accommodation in the Big Apple, Airbnb isn't the only option.
Well-priced, well-located property that ticks a lot of boxes for a short stay in Bangkok.
The city's street food scene is much more diverse than most visitors realise.
Complimentary fresh fruit smoothie and basket of pastries with breakfast.
Los Angeles is home to a whole world of different cuisines.
No matter how well you think you know a city, only a local can sniff out the best places to eat.
What better way to see New Zealand wine country than by horseback.
A delightful combination of French elegance and Thai whimsy that delivers that rarest of things – a resort with real personality.
Now and again you learn something that shatters a long-held cultural myth.
Worried about a volcanic eruption? Don't worry – the guide has an umbrella.
The crew in premium economy have time to stop and chat and they do so with genuine interest.