Standing beneath these ancient giants is one of life's great humbling experiences.
After abandoning a sensible career in IT to travel and write, Rob McFarland now divides his time between Sydney, the US and Europe. He’s won six writing awards, including Australian Travel Writer of the Year, and regularly runs workshops for aspiring writers. While not averse to the charms of a 5-star hotel, his most memorable travel experiences involve adventure. Highlights include scaling the mist-shrouded mountain behind Machu Picchu and rafting the Futaleufu River in Patagonia.
Delightful landscapes compensate for challenging hill climbs on this scenic trail.
Goat Island has quickly become one of New Zealand's most popular snorkelling spots.
Another interior design master class from the Kemps with a contemporary art gallery thrown in for good measure.
The concept behind In Situ is so devilishly simple you wonder why someone hasn't done it before.
'Gazing up at this 1500-year-old miracle of nature is a feeling I'll never forget.'
Fashion and food fuels this busy Rwandan neighbourhood.
It's difficult to believe the frenzy and hustle of Panama City is less than an hour away.
Most people are lured here by Napier, a jewel of an art deco city. What's less heralded is that the region is also a burgeoning food and wine hotspot.
This gorgeously restored Chicago hotel is home to six separate food and drink outlets.
An eclectic sculpture park near Auckland aims to please those who are bored with the usual fare and like fine art served with fun.
If you like your gin paired with a good feed and some history, add Plymouth to your bucket list.
Much has been written about his policies, tweets and rants, but what sort of impact has US President Donald Trump had on his adopted home?
Uganda's Queen Elizabeth National Park is home to an astonishing array of animal and bird life.
The Lonely Planet effect: What happens when a quiet little destination is named world's No.2 place to visit
So what happens to a quiet little destination when it is named the No. 2 place to visit in the world? The answer is a lot.