Beauty is everywhere on Japan’s most northern main island – you just need to know how to look for it.
Nina Karnikowski is a staff travel writer for Fairfax Media.
Away from the tourist traps, Haute Marais gives a taste of Paris life.
Photographs struggle to capture the sheer beauty of this icy landscape.
For the first time in the city's history authorities have gathered together to curate an official cultural program.
Friendly staff, good food and entertainment, and a no-judgement approach to drinking before 7am.
This is a strange place that makes you do even stranger things.
A Chilean craft brewer looks to the past for his inspiration.
Unforgettable adventures await intrepid travellers on these hiking trails.
A lonesome cowboy's grave; an eerie wind: this region is not for the faint-hearted.
In a wind-swept valley slung between the Andes mountain range, magic exists, after all.
A small Cambodian settlement has managed to survive bombing raids, the Khmer Rouge and severe flooding. No wonder it's been dubbed ''the lucky village''.
Nina Karnikowski discovers how to push herself and conquer her biggest fears in the mountains of Peru.
Perform an Australian dance? There are few requests guaranteed to provoke more laughs – but sometimes you just have to go with the flow.
While Nina Karnikowski expects beautiful scenery and waterfalls from her visit to Kakadu, she is blown away by the rich cultural history she discovers there.
Crossing a street in Vietnam requires a clear head and nerves of steel.