You too can pay homage to South Africa's most famous freedom fighter and statesman, Nelson Mandela, in the year of his 100th birthday.
Tim Richards fell into travel writing after living and teaching in Egypt and Poland. He’s a light packing obsessive, and is especially drawn to the former communist countries of Central and Eastern Europe.
War, shipwrecks and Aboriginal burial grounds - Rottnest is an island steeped in history.
Abandoned villages, limbless toys and a ticking radiation detector lurk at the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster.
This hotel embraces the modern while celebrating the traditional, such as a nightly glass of port served in the library.
South Africa's contrasts and diversity strike you from the moment you arrive.
According to old movies, there were two types of European long-distance train: the sexy, luxurious sleeper and the shabby dimly lit train packed with shady people.
Murals have transformed a once rundown industrial hub of Vancouver.
The White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad is home to many legends behind one of the world's wildest gold rushes.
Though 10 minutes from the CBD by train, it isn't often visited by tourists. Which seems a pity.
What's there to see at Melbourne's Koorie Heritage Trust, which has recently been in the news for all the wrong reasons?
As heavy traffic crawls along Los Angeles' Venice Boulevard, I eat a grilled cheese sandwich at an outlet of the cult California burger chain, In-N-Out Burger.
Bushwick is riding the crest of a wave. But will it last?
This Welsh town is a dream come true if you're a fan of rail travel.
Dine as you watch the world pass by.
A pleasant premium economy experience, though I'd prefer the seats a bit wider.