It’s big. Huge, in fact. Plus, there’s Amazonian jungle, snow-capped peaks and some of the world’s best party cities on offer – no wonder it’s hard to know where to begin. To aid your planning, we’ve tracked down the coolest of the cool this fascinating continent has to offer. Your dream trip begins here.
Justin Jamieson discovers a type of hiking in Tasmania that is right up his valley.
There’s a place of hallucinogenic potions, where green fairies stash liquor in the woods, absinthe distilling is a family tradition, and bootleggers once did a roaring trade – and it’s called Switzerland, as Tim Charody discovers.
In the whiteout of an Arctic winter, Ewen Bell meets a group of modern Swedish outdoorsmen inviting visitors to experience their sub-zero wonderland.
There’s more to New Caledonia than glitzy resorts and fancy French restaurants. During an adventure to the mountainous north, Samantha Kodila discovers an enduring indigenous culture, defiant in the face of change.
Exploring the Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara, Nikola Sarbinowski discovers it’s survival of the fittest when you’re pitted against its sacred beasts.
Visiting Haiti almost six years after an earthquake decimated the island nation, Graeme Green discovers a land of dramatic mountains, vodou culture and, above all, hope.
United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi is a city on the move. The UAE capital oscillates between ultra-modern, proud tradition and aspiring cultural mecca. But what of its nightlife? Kirk Owers hits the high-rise to find out.