So much has changed in Guangzhou; a whole new city has been built alongside the old.
Sometimes you have to accept the selfie-taking masses as an integral part of an experience.
Egypt's Unfinished Obelisk is forever tethered to home soil.
Some are long, some are brief but they're all sure to be life-changing in some way.
India - where nothing seems to make sense one minute, and the whole universe makes perfect sense the next.
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.