Despite the horrors of history on display, the prevailing message is one of hope – that anyone can make a difference.
Author and travel writer Julie Miller scrapes a living writing about the things she loves: travel, riding horses and drinking cocktails on tropical beaches. Between airports, she lives in a rural retreat just beyond Sydney.
"Look a polar bear in the eye, and it will change your life," Jim later tells me. I concur.
More than 280 hectares of newly created land as Hawaii national park opens after eruption.
Japanese onsens are not only for relaxation – the waters are also said to have healing properties, many of them steeped in legend.
The idyllic islands of the Maldives were anything but tranquil in this action-filled visit.
Myanmar's appeal seeps slowly into your consciousness, fuelled by the warmth of its people.
One of Luang Prabang's most popular new attractions is a buffalo dairy, started by ex-pats who simply missed cheese.
Cocooned in a lush forest on the banks of a gushing waterfall, this new ultra-luxurious resort offers complete immersion in nature.
'I'm in with a shot as long as I promise to uphold my end of the bargain.'
Doing nothing has been elevated to an artform in this tropical paradise in Mexico.
Automated baristas, android check-in staff ... welcome to the future of hospitality.
Entering the enormous standard guest room is an OMG moment.
Visit Tohuku now before word gets out that it's back in business, seven years after the tsunami hit.
You don't have to be an adventurer to enjoy the mountains and lakes of The Yukon.
I'd definitely choose this route again over the hell that is LAX.