For centuries Okinawa was the centre of the Ryukyu Kingdom. Now, it’s an oasis in the East China Sea where people live longer than almost anyplace on Earth!
When Ryan Murdock set out to explore Iceland—the polar-island country with the somewhat temperate climate—road tripping across its uninhabited highlands was the only way to go
A 5,000-kilometre bike trip from northern Argentina to southern Chile to Tierra del Fuego tests two friends’ capacity to adapt and overcome
Nicaraguans have developed a taste for the world’s fastest lizard, and one traveller goes on the hunt to find out why.
How could a country known for its crowds, chaos and culture shock—long considered among the most daunting of destinations for solo female travellers—help a wounded spirit?
With year-round tropical climes, pristine beaches and endless sun, escaping the cold is a heartbeat away.
A stunning Old-Europe city, Lviv is worth a spot on your must-see list. Not just for its seductive charm, says Ryan Murdock, but because things are happening there that need to be retold
If there’s one thing our super-senior correspondent hates more than carting around too much luggage, it’s not carting around enough
More than a thousand years old, throne of Bohemian kings and birthplace of the Velvet Revolution that overthrew communist rule, Prague is one of Europe's great eternal cities.
I knew I was in trouble when I attempted to stand. Something inside me dropped like a cannonball, and I heard the strangest creaking from the connective tissues of my midriff. “Pace yourself,” Tomoko said...