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Americas   18 May, 2011, 17:19
Flooded, fragmented and often lost: Route 66 today  
Eric Whitehead

America’s classic Route 66 might be part of the American Dream but it’s no longer one road. Eric Whitehead tracks down the original tarmac and finds parts submerged, abandoned, built on and lost. But still, in the end, he gets his kicks.

Americas   21 Feb, 2011, 18:49
Catching California  
Eric Whitehead

The giant State on America’s Pacific Coast has plenty to entertain Eric Whitehead – but it’s his final day before he finds out how to tame San Francisco’s endless hills.

Americas   23 Dec, 2010, 19:34
Vancouver Island: an adventure too far?  
Eric Whitehead

Anyone who still thinks Canada is small should carefully read Eric Whitehead’s account of the laborious travels that go to combining whale watching, bear spotting and taking tea. Not bad for a stopover visit.

Europe   4 Oct, 2010, 11:10
Back in time to a painful Berlin past  
Eric Whitehead

Eric Whitehead’s mother-in-law fled Germany just before the outbreak of World War II. So it’s only to be expected that a family visit to her childhood home will uncover painful memories.

Africa   3 Sep, 2010, 17:34
Morocco: from riad to tent  
Eric Whitehead

Eric Whitehead takes a leisurely tour though the Atlas Mountains, forsaking his riad and car for a camel and tent.

Europe   10 Aug, 2010, 17:24
Lost again: 5,000 European kilometres, a bit confused  
Eric Whitehead

When Eric Whitehead flies into Europe he uses the latest satnav technology as well as traditional maps. These don’t, strangely, help, and he gets thoroughly misled on a tour that turned out more epic than expected.

Americas   21 Jun, 2010, 13:44
Trekking Hawaii – for a few hours, at least  
Eric Whitehead

America’s Pacific playground also offers natural beauty. Eric Whitehead gets off his poolside lounger and takes a challenging day-trek along Kauai’s Kalalau Trail.

Americas   2 May, 2010, 13:15
Riding the wilderness trails of Canada’s Rockies  
Eric Whitehead

A horseback trek with nights camping in the wild provides Eric Whitehead with a prime opportunity to bond with his family. Paradise, he discovers, can be found in the Canadian Rockies.

Americas   2 Apr, 2010, 21:58
Another day, another snake: life in the Amazon  
Eric Whitehead

Most guides to travel in the Peruvian Amazon waste pages on jungle survival and animal threats. Eric Whitehead has a simpler message. If you’re packing wine, bring your own corkscrew.

Americas   2 Mar, 2010, 22:30
Hiking Canada’s Cape Breton  
Eric Whitehead

Everything in Canada is famously big. So it’s something of a relief to find that Eric Whitehead manages to hike one of its most spectacular island National Parks without having to cover more than 10km each day.

Americas   14 Feb, 2010, 20:25
Bonding in the bush in Canada’s Yukon  
Eric Whitehead

When Eric Whitehead wants to celebrate his children fleeing the nest with a last holiday together, there’s only one place to go: the wilds of the Yukon National Park, Canada’s final frontier.

Americas   2 Feb, 2010, 12:22
Views from Peru’s Inca Trail  
Eric Whitehead

Stairways that reach halfway to heaven and unseasonal sleeting rains do nothing to damp Eric Whitehead’s enthusiasm as he paces a steady course to Machu Picchu.

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