The views are of the sort that make you take out your eyeballs, tap them on the nearest hard surface and ask yourself 'are these working properly?'
In Egypt, where horses and donkeys are still an important part of local life, there is concern about the treatment of some of the animals.
Couples formed; some split. Splinter groups went off and did their own thing. Big nights were had.
Say what you like about the Romans but they certainly were careless, leaving bits of themselves scattered willy-nilly across Europe.
'I am going over old ground. Egypt, however, has some surprises in store for me.'
A guided coach tour is a great way to experience the delights of a trip from Paris to Monaco and back.
When Anthony Bourdain and John McCain came to Vietnam's famous bay, this is the way they chose to cruise it.
It's unbelievably beautiful, unique and feels safer than many a tourist hotspot ... Yet few venture in.
There are few landscapes on the planet as alien – or as photogenic – as this US national park.
The cold will sap your energy, the mosquitoes are huge, there are ticks and the alcohol can be dodgy: travelling through Siberia is no picnic – but the rewards are plentiful.
On tour in Guatemala, where the river flows under the earth.
A beautiful expanse of prairies, lakes and woodland, etched with other-worldly granite outcrops, and some majestic animals