In the late 19th-century, Anton Chekhov visited the penal colony on Sakhalin island and wrote about the fate of the convicts there. What did he see?
On the north-eastern coast of Tenerife lies a small village. The community in Roque Bermejo have found their own, unique way of living.
Hans Ole Matthiesen talks about life on the Danish island Christiansø – a peaceful part of the Ertholmene archipelago in the Baltic Sea.
The Kon-Tiki expedition aimed to prove that Polynesians were descended from the Indigenous peoples of Central and South America. Its results were impressive, but problematic.
In Bhutan, citizens’ happiness is the measure of the country’s development, rather than GDP. How does this work in practice?
Almost 700 years ago, the Moroccan Muslim scholar Muhammad Ibn Battuta travelled around 117,000 kilometres across the world – more than any other pre-modern explorer.
After a year of the pandemic, how might we change our travel and tourism habits going forward? Is this even possible in the face of gentrification?
Architect Łukasz Galusek takes us on a tour through the towns, landscapes and architecture of Central Europe, where history and memory is ever-present.
Georgia is full of wild mountains and generous hospitality, according to a snowboarder who now calls the Caucasian country home.
In spite of its unforgiving weather and lack of forests, more and more tourists are discovering that a trip to Iceland is the perfect detox.
The Mediterranean Sea is a crossroads of the dispossessed, a place that bears witness to both watery deaths and renewed lives. Jarosław Mikołajewski reflects on its timelessness, and what it might reveal about humanity.