Check your bags before you leave - these cute critters get in everywhere.
Sydney writer and author Alison Stewart loves all travel but is particularly attracted to wild places.
Lovely old Europe, once vibrant, feels dog-tired, swamped by tourists and in need of a good lie down. But not the Baltic States.
Amid 1780 hectares of ravenous jungle lies the magical Maya city of Palenque.
Ravishing Riga hides a secret within the folds of her ornate civic garments.
Stavanger's fishy bounty has been surpassed by oil – and lots of it.
Cycling in the Dordogne is like gliding into an impressionists' masterpiece, especially on an e-bike.
The depth and breadth of antiquities you can see on a stop off from a cruise ship is mind-boggling.
The gems of ancient art that were moved to make way for modernity.
For some, making a pilgrimage walk is a religious experience. But for others, it represents getting to a better place physically, spiritually and psychologically.
Tromso is famous for the Northern Lights but beneath its waters lies a WWII tomb.
We inadvertently invade the personal space of a pod of hippos, which erupt in a cacophony of chugs.
The shape-shifting land of Mexico is not without its challenges, particularly today, but its beauty, culture and other-worldliness will stay with you forever.
Visiting Bruges with the film In Bruges as a guide adds a light-hearted dimension to a tour of a magnificent chocolate box of a place.
Proud modern-day Vikings, the Lofoten Islanders make millions from cod and their cows give so much milk they have to wear bras.
Wars provoke strong emotion. The new $100 million Sir John Monash Centre is a case in point.