Ever heard of Bir Tawil? It’s the world’s only true terra nullius – the Latin term for “nobody’s land”, AKA a place that no one wants. It’s pretty much a piece of desert between Sudan and Egypt that arose from an anomaly between two conflicting maps drawn up the British in the late 19th and… Full Story »
From desolate islands in the Pacific Ocean to failed states in Africa, we’re revisiting the least visited countries in the world whilst telling you how to get there as well. Without doubt, there is no phrase more overused in travel circles than “off the beaten path/track”, but in our Lonely Planet modern world, “off the… Full Story »
A Facebook message from a handsome stranger spurs Shamsydar Ani to set off alone for this intriguing North African kingdom.
Matt Owen despaired of finding any fun in this little visited country, until a last-minute meeting with some high-living English teachers.
Jonny Blair found pure magic within the walls of this ancient Ethiopian city, and some unusual dinner guests outside the gates.