In this excerpt from "Lone Rider: The First British Woman to Motorcycle Around the World" Elspeth Beard takes an epic wipe out in rural India and discovers the power of the human community
In the Peruvian Andes, explorer Jeff Fuchs treks across high-altitude valleys, guided by a force that defines mountain life: reciprocity
A normally unapologetic Christmas Scrooge rethinks his bah-humbugness when he visits the spectacular, legendary holiday markets of Berlin.
Djibouti is not your typical family holiday vacation. Instead of snow, Santa and caroling, there’s thick salt, unbearable heat and misdirection into the darkest night.
In the summertime, northern Italy blooms with green grapes and cross-country cyclists. But in the winter, during its definite off-season, the region's Germanic spirit comes alive.
It’s dirty and it’s dangerous and you probably shouldn’t do it. One traveller’s daring ride atop the infamous iron-ore train in West Africa
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!
In the northern Dolomites that border Austria is Italy’s famed iron road, where even novice climbers can try their luck
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