Visiting the ancient stone towers of Mestia - lost amid mid-winter snow, drinking with locals, surrounded by the high peaks of the Caucasus Mountains.
Luxor can be painful beyond the ancient beauty - scammers, hawkers, gigolos and inflated prices. But it doesn't have to ruin your trip - try these tips!
Van-camping in northern China near Jian amid the valley of tombs at Wandu Mountain City: the capital of the ancient Korean Koguryo kingdom.
Sailing south by passenger ship across Lake Nasser - up the Nile to the border port of Wadi Halfa in Sudan can be an arduous, but memorable journey.