Paul Theroux wrote that “anything is possible on a train”. Rail can be a supremely democratic way to travel, bringing you in contact with locals of all walks of life and giving you a peek into the gardens and back lots running along the line, or it can be an epic journey, the height of luxury, harkening back to a more romantic age of travel.
Two high school students will join us on assignment in Exmouth to swim with whale sharks. Stephen Scourfield explains.
For most visitors, the Maldives are synonymous with luxury resorts, white-sand beaches and some of the world's best diving and snorkelling. But retired school principal David Bryant found a way to gain a different insight into the country.
Stephen Scourfield meets a veteran traveller with an educational bent.
More and more travellers are realising the attractions of exploring at a more leisurely pace, says Gemma Nisbet.
I enjoy travelling for the experiences I give my children, for the influence it has on their confidence with animals, their imagination when drawing and telling stories, and their understanding of the world around them.
Matthew Clayfield visits St Helena as it prepares for the bicentenary of the former French emperor's arrival on his island prison.
Travel guarantees are not all water tight, as Niall McIlroy finds as he reads the fine print.
Can you imagine a world where our smell or heart rhythms prove our nationality? Gemma Nisbet looks at the history and future of passports, which allow us to cross borders.
From Kerala to Kalgoorlie, Stephen Scourfield lists his favourite spots to visit in spring.