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Discover the Origins of Mankind
September 2016
In addition to luxurious lodges, wildlife encounters, and stunning landscapes, this experience will take you deep into the world of the Leakeys, the legendary family of paleontologists who have made numerous important discovers on the shores of Lake Turkana, near the Ethiopian border.

Peking to Paris Rally
December 20, 2013
The full-length journey.

Peking to Paris Rally: The final race
August 6, 2013
After nearly a month on the road, Fast Track's Michelle Jana Chan and co-driver Mike Reeves are coming to the end of the marathon Peking to Paris vintage car rally.

Peking to Paris rally: Racing across Russia
July 31, 2013
Fast Track's Michelle Jana Chan decided to join the 2013 Peking to Paris rally in a 1940 Ford Coupe called Shiner. After several weeks on the road she reaches Russia, but will her car survive the journey across Siberia and the Urals?

Peking to Paris rally blues
July 23, 2013
After a week on the road - and enjoying a first place position - gear and suspension problems cost Michelle and co-driver Mike Reeves valuable time during the drive across Mongolia. Can they get the car back on the road in time to stay in the race?

The Peking to Paris rally
July 16, 2013
The Peking to Paris classic car rally dates back to 1907 when the aim was to show just how versatile the motor vehicle could be. Fast Track's Michelle Jana Chan decided to join the 2013 Peking to Paris rally in a 1940 Ford Coupe called Shiner. [...]

Stargazing in the Atacama Desert
May 17, 2013
With high altitude plateaus, clear skies and low humidity, Chile is becoming a popular destination with the international scientific community and is home to many of the world’s most powerful observatories.

The ancient Mayans in Mexico
December 18, 2012
The end of the Mayan calendar cycle on December 21 is being seen by some as sign the world could face an apocalypse and end on that date.

South Africa's art scene comes of age
September 12, 2012
African art is enjoying a boom with increasing demand and prices being paid by buyers.
Michelle Jana Chan visits Johannesburg in South Africa which is fast becoming an epicentre for tourists and galleries.

Climbing in Ladakh
August 17, 2012
Michelle Jana Chan joined a group of trekkers on a climb with one of the area's first female guides.

Sailing in Endeavour
August 2, 2012
Michelle Jana Chan joins would-be 18th Century seafarers getting a taste of life on the ocean as it would have been nearly a quarter of a millennium ago.

Marrakech - a year after the terrorist attack in Jemaa el Fna
May 4, 2012
It's been a year since a bomb exploded in a Marrakech cafe - killing 17 people. Since then, the city's tourism industry has inevitably suffered, with hotel bookings falling by half in the months immediately after the explosion.

Egypt's tourism downturn
February 3, 2012
Twelve months on from the revolution in Egypt and the country's tourism industry is continuing to struggle.

Whale sharks in Mexico
October 21, 2011
Swimming with the world's biggest fish is one of the greatest marine adventures, but concerns have been raised about the impact of increasing numbers of whale shark tourists.

Cambodia's renaissance in the arts
August 15, 2011
Cambodia is best known by travellers for Angkor Wat and the Killing Fields - but the country is also looking forward.

Tracking India's tigers
March 25, 2011
Michelle Jana Chan switches from a four-wheel-
drive to the back of an elephant in an effort to track tigers in Madhya Pradesh, central India.

Beyond Angkor
February 2011
Beyond Cambodia's star tourist attractions, Michelle Jana Chan finds the country's less visited temples carry equal majesty and mystery.

Climbing Mt Blanc
December 3, 2010
Michelle Jana Chan comes to understand the growing passion for extreme adventure travel while testing her own limits on the way up to the summit of Mt Blanc.

Muay Thai in Bangkok
September 23, 2010
Michelle Jana Chan looks at the growing international popularity of Thailand's national sport in the boxing rings of Bangkok.

Climbing Kilimanjaro
July 2010
Making her way up to the summit of Africa's highest mountain, Michelle Jana Chan considered the impact of tourism on the area.

Suriname and French Guiana
May 11, 2010
Michelle Jana Chan explores the heritage of Suriname before crossing the Maroni River into French Guiana.

Journey along the Mekong
March 26, 2010
Beginning her journey in northern Laos, Michelle Jana Chan follows the Mekong River, exploring temples and spotting Irrawaddy dolphins, through Cambodia down to the delta in Vietnam.

National Palace Museum, Taiwan
November 30, 2009
In the Taiwanese capital, Michelle Jana Chan investigates a surprising collaboration between Beijing and Taipei.

Exploring Guyana
September 25, 2009
Michelle Jana Chan travels around Guyana, from the capital Georgetown to Kaieteur Falls and down to the Rupununi.

Okavango to the Kalahari, Botswana
August 7, 2009
In Botswana, Michelle Jana Chan journeys from the wetlands of the Okavango Delta to the Makgadikgadi Pans in the Kalahari.

Uganda's Mountain Gorillas
May 1, 2009
Michelle Jana Chan tracks endangered mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda.

Train to the Clouds, Argentina
November 28, 2008
In northwest Argentina, Michelle Jana Chan rides the high-altitude Train to the Clouds -- the Tren a las Nubes -- from Salta to the Polvorilla viaduct, at 4,200m above sea level.

Beyond Machu Picchu, Peru
September 26, 2008
Michelle Jana Chan looks beyond Peru's star tourist attraction, Machu Picchu, and heads south to Lake Titicaca and across to the Colca Canyon.

Perito Moreno glacier, Patagonia
April 8, 2008
In Patagonia, Michelle Jana Chan discovers one of the worlds few glaciers that is still advancing.

Tying up in St Tropez, France
September 29, 2007
Michelle Jana Chan finds out that boat owners are struggling to find a place to park in the French Mediterranean port of St Tropez.