Nestled just above the equator in the Gulf of Guinea, the tiny island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe has striven to forge a new identity since independence from Portugal in 1975. Its crumbling coffee and cocoa plantations speak of its colonial history, but tourism and oil are set to shape its future, writes Nick…
Australia’s Outback is one of the world’s most awesome (and unforgiving) wildernesses – but that doesn’t mean it’s off limits. Nick Haslam hits the (dirt) road between Broome and Darwin.
Speeding across the frozen waters of a Lithuanian lagoon in a tiny ice yacht is not for the faint-hearted, as Nick Haslam discovers to his cost.
In Australia’s tropical north, tourism is a crucial business. And in recent years, the Aboriginal population has become increasingly involved in the industry, drawing on traditional knowledge gained over countless generations to provide visitors with a unique perspective on their ancestral lands. Nick Haslam reports.