A visit to Rwanda's genocide memorial shows how brutal this country's recent past has been, and how far it has come.
This effortless solution can making riding around these mountains actually enjoyable, because we're all not Cadel Evans.
For much of last century, Uzbekistan was in Moscow's iron grip and few visitors reached the most splendid of the "Stans". Now it's in the midst of a creative and cultural revival that some have dubbed the Uzbek Spring.
In the before shots, trampers are walking on well-marked paths; in the after shots, they're wading in waist-deep water.
A visit to the great white continent teaches important lessons about emptiness and austerity and the calming and restorative effects of its inherent simplicity.
The advent of the e-bike has opened a whole new way of travel to those who thought their cycling days were over.
Have you swept parts of the world off your must-visit map into the too-hard basket? You might want to reconsider these destinations.
One country, surrounded by conflict, remains blissfully peaceful and safe - and is enjoying a boom in tourist numbers.
The unique beauty of Bisate Lodge's villas, coupled with their position near Rwanda's treasured gorillas and volcanic landscape, help make for an unforgettable experience.
A remote corner of India reveals a way of life in greater danger than the magnificent animals around it.
To discover the latest in luxury these days you really need head for the ends of the earth.
There's one on every trip: the experience that got away.