Driving through Tasmania's wild west

Heading for the wall in the wilderness, we stayed in old gold rush villages, travelling by river deep into the forest in search of some of the oldest trees in the world.

Tasmania – a walk on the wild side

On assignment Graham Howe heads far south to Tasmania where he explores the historic capital of Hobart, before setting out overland to explore the heart of the wilderness of Australia’s island state

Looking for Shamans in the Cederberg

Graham Howe takes a walk on the wild side at Bushmanskloof Wilderness Reserve in the Cederberg where he is entranced by ancient San rock art sites, the spectacular mountain landscape and the wild flowers.

Towards Ephesus: in the footsteps of Alexander the Great

I followed the silk and spice route overland through Turkey from Izmir to Ephesus, visiting the castle of Alexander the Great and Smyrna, the home of the Amazonian women of legend, in my journey to the mighty ruins of one of the world’s great Roman cities in antiquity

Under the spell of Istanbul

I relive my childhood in Istanbul, going underground in the old Roman cistern, catching a boat down the Bosphorus, smoking a hookah in the biggest covered bazaar in the world and looking for the famous jewelled dagger of Topkapi.

India’s Temple of Rats

From mosques and palaces in ghost city of Fatehpur Sikri to the Karni Marta Temple in Bikaner, India is brimming with culture, history and religion. Graham Howe discovers the sub-continent’s historical sites, restaurants and religion.