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16 Sep, 2019, 13:14
4 Brazilian cities you should travel to  
João Santos

South America’s largest and most populous countries takes plenty of exploring. João Santos reviews four of the best cities to visit in Brazil.

2 Sep, 2019, 20:50
Discovering the natural beauty of Western Colorado  
Lindsay Salt

Lindsay Salt explores Colorado’s natural beauty, bought to life with photos by David Grimble.

1 Sep, 2019, 14:49
Costa Rica, Central America’s ‘Switzerland’  
Lucy Barker

Lucy Barker experiences La pura Vida

28 Jun, 2019, 11:02
Arizona beckons on the ‘Go John’ trail  
Eric Whitehead

Eric Whitehead has visited every State in America, but Arizona is one of his favourites. So he returns to take a hike.

14 Jun, 2019, 07:17
Riding Durango’s narrow-gauge railway in deepest Colorado  
Lindsay Salt

Lindsay Salt finds there’s still snow piled up when she visits Colorado’s historic narrow-gauge railway linking Durango with Silverton. Photos, as ever, by David Grimble.

8 Jun, 2019, 03:58
Haida Gwaii – and a sacred First Nation experience  
Eric Whitehead

From British Colombia Eric Whitehead heads west, to the isolated First Nations outpost of Haida Gwaii, an archipelago off the mainland where the past is allowed to hold sway.

31 May, 2019, 16:59
Was I the first Malay on Easter Island?  
Teja

When Teja travels to Easter Islands the locals do a double-take. Southeast Asian and a Muslim? Now that’s something new.

7 May, 2019, 21:51
Lessons from Mexico’s Mama Gray Whales nursery  
Bonnie Lynn

Bonnie Lynn bonds with the great cetaceans as she visits a whale sancturary on Mexico’s coast,

20 Apr, 2019, 09:56
North into the Arctic from the Dempster to the Tuktoyaktuk Highway  
Eric Whitehead

Eric Whitehead continues his journey north into Canada’s most remote Northwest Territories and finds the road surface quickly deteriorates.

20 Apr, 2019, 08:14
Easter Island: sculptures by the sea  
Teja

Misled by maps, Teja assumes Easter Island will be small enough to walk around. It isn’t. But with no money for a rental car she sets off on foot anyway.

4 Apr, 2019, 16:53
Skiing in pursuit of Canada’s migrating Caribou  
Peter Mather

Northwest Canada’s a bad place to be stranded when your plane breaks down. Not least if you’re chasing Caribou and weighed down with 700lbs of camera equipment. Peter Mather straps on his skis.

29 Mar, 2019, 08:30
Mayan ruins and sacred cenotes: Mexico’s Yucutan  
Lindsay Salt

Lindsay Salt finds culture and adventure on Mexico’s Yucutan Peninsula, with Mayan ruins mixing with natural wonders. Photos, as ever, by David Grimble.

28 Mar, 2019, 16:18
The best cities in the USA  
Jack Carter

There’s so much to see in North America it’s hard to know where to start. Jack Carter says the major urban hubs are a good introduction.

19 Feb, 2019, 08:37
5 places to visit in New Jersey  
Paul Woollacombe

Paul Woollacombe finds plenty of reasons to visit America’s most glamorous State, Well, five, anyway.

1 Feb, 2019, 14:55
An insight into the street tacos of Mexico City  
Caleb González

Armed with a new University degree, Caleb González plunges into Mexican street food, unveiling a cuisine and a culture all at the same time.

1 Feb, 2019, 13:06
Pyramids, cenotes and cuisine: Yucatan for beginners  
Bonnie Lynn

Mexico proves an excellent winter getaway for Bonnie Lynn, who finds there’s plenty to do beyond the beach.

20 Dec, 2018, 17:20
Sailing round Tortola – well, almost  
Claire Shefchick

Hurricane Irma devastated Tortola, leaving yachts wrecked across the island. But Claire Shefchick reports that the local yachties refused to give up on their annual race.

14 Dec, 2018, 16:12
Across the Arctic Circle on the Dempster Highway  
Eric Whitehead

Eric Whitehead can’t miss the temptation of a good long road. Here he drives across Canada from Dawson City to Inuvik.

4 Nov, 2018, 17:22
Pura Vida on Costa Rica’s Pacific coast  
Adam Jacot de Boinod

The gem of Central America, Costa Rica, finds Adam Jacot de Boinod one of it’s most enthusiastic and appreciative guests.

23 Oct, 2018, 13:55
Wrangell, Sitka and glaciers on a cruise to Alaska  
Bhupender Gupta

Bhupender Gupta finds his Alaskan cruise an ideal way to reach Juneau.

9 Oct, 2018, 17:07
All aboard for a cruise up Alaska’s western coast  
Bhupender Gupta

Bhupender Gupta sets off on a reassuringly expensive cruise that leaves Vancouver and heads up to Ketchikan.

28 Aug, 2018, 15:20
The Moai Mystery of Easter Island  
Eric Whitehead

Eric Whitehead heads into the Pacific to discover the mysterious death of Easter Island, where a culture that could carve – and move – 80-ton stones inexplicably vanished.

9 Aug, 2018, 11:39
A first impression of Costa Rica  
Geoff Steward

Geoff Steward finds the taxi drive to his ritzy eco-lodge quite enough to form some firm opinions about Costa Rica, often proclaimed the happiest country on the world.

18 Jul, 2018, 11:40
An underwhelming start to an Alaskan cruise  
Geoff Steward

Geoff Steward has a sabbatical planner. That must be why he’s sent on an Alaskan cruise. His first day in Juneau is an unwelcome introduction to the world of cruising.

14 Jul, 2018, 12:30
Soaked by rain in Colombia’s Tatacoa Desert  
Yuri Drobkov

Colombia’s not known for its deserts. But an Andean Valley creates a rain shadow that statistically means they have one. But when Yuri Drobkov visits it rains.

6 Jul, 2018, 13:45
Looking around Seattle with a guide called Ron  
Geoff Steward

As part of his very planned Sabbatical, Geoff Steward hires a guide to show him Washington State’s most famous cities, on America’s Pacific coast.

29 Jun, 2018, 18:00
Finding the lesser known where Utah meets Arizona  
Eric Whitehead

Forget the Grand Canyon. Eric Whitehead finds that Antelope Canyon, in Navajo land, is far more spectacular.

24 Jun, 2018, 16:53
An anxious arrival at New York’s JFK airport  
Geoff Steward

Geoff Steward finds America’s border police are exactly as humourless as their reputation describes. And his taxi driver supports Trump. It’s not a brilliant introduction to the USA.

20 Jun, 2018, 12:02
Guns, gangs and UN Agents in Haiti’s Port-au-Prince  
Yuri Drobkov

The holiday destination of the Dominican Republic shares its island with Haiti, so Yuri Drobkov decides to cross one of the world’s poorest countries to try to get a boat out. It doesn’t exactly work.

11 May, 2018, 16:08
A tragedy unfolds in a Gold Rush brothel  
Daniel Metraux

Coloma, California, in 1833, and a gunfight in a brothel leaves the Madam dead. Daniel A. Métraux uncovers a sad tale.

27 Apr, 2018, 15:24
Patagonia: infinite in its beauty  
Eric Whitehead

Offseason in Chilean Patagonia and the hiking trails are closed. Eric Whitehead finds that keeps the crowds away and lets him enjoy the wilderness experience.

21 Feb, 2018, 16:07
Las Vegas, where Gods gamble and even priests play  
Bhupender Gupta

Even though he neither gambles nor sins, Bhupender Gupta finds plenty to keep him busy at Nevada’s iconic temple to pleasure, the desert city of Las Vegas.

24 Jan, 2018, 21:39
A Canadian road trip through Newfoundland and Labrador  
Eric Whitehead

The Trans-Labrador Highway is a challenge for any driver. Eric Whitehead heads out across the developed world’s last remote frontier.

24 Jan, 2018, 14:03
Weirdest stops on your South Carolina RV adventure  
Susan Meloni

South Carolina is one of America’s lesser-sung states. Susan Meloni sets out on a road trip around some of its stranger attractions.

19 Jan, 2018, 10:33
Alternatives to your planned trip to Vegas  
Paul Woollacombe

If your plans to visit Nevada go awry, there are plenty of other American destinations that offer similar opportunities. Paul Woollacombe has a roundup.

7 Dec, 2017, 15:17
Papal missions and El Camino Real: California’s other colonists  
Daniel Metraux

It shouldn’t be forgotten that Spain was just as keen to colonise America as Britain. Daniel A. Métraux examines their colonial legacy in the state of California.

19 Nov, 2017, 13:13
Taking the Grand Canyon home with me  
Bonnie Lynn

Rather than driving from one viewpoint to another, Bonnie Lynn decides to spend two weeks rafting the watercourse responsible for digging out the Grand Canyon, the Colorado River.

24 Oct, 2017, 20:01
Top casinos to visit in Canada  
Paul Woollacombe

There’s more to Canada than maple trees and mountains. Paul Woollacombe says there are gambling opportunities as well.

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