Far from being morbid, Mexico's Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a time to honour the departed.
Kerry van der Jagt
Kerry van der Jagt is a Sydney-based writer specialising in history, culture and outdoor adventure with a particular interest in wildlife conservation.
Visiting this place will make you weep, with sorrow and rage. But it will also help you appreciate the Belarus of today.
The privilege of travelling a section of a traditional songline is not lost on any of us.
From the cerulean sky to the periwinkle flowers and azure lakes, this wetland looks like it's been hand-painted by Smurfs.
Belarus is a country of fields and fortresses, monuments and memorials, and a superstitious people with a whimsical connection to the forest.
Learning to bend a little can help free the mind as well as the body.
With the introduction of the five-day visa-free entry for citizens of Australia, there hasn't been a better time to visit this surprising capital.
A new sleeper train from Victoria Falls into Hwange National Park offers the most fun on two rails.
From wildlife to luxury lodges and adrenaline-rush adventures; here are 20 reasons to love Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.
You will want to return again and again and again ...
The entire five-state, 3216-kilometre journey between Los Angeles and New Orleans can be done in 48 hours.
The borderlands of Texas are home to birds, bears and big skies.
A train to tequila country reveals the history – and the deliciousness – of this spirited drink.
There are not too many places on Earth where such a vortex of conditions exist, says my guide.
Art meets architecture meets landscape in this tiny Texan town.