Christoph Rehage definitely took the path less travelled - all 4,646 kilometres of it. The 31-year-old Hanover-born university student started walking from Beijing, across deserts and mountain peaks, to Xinjiang in the autumn of 2007.Sunday, 16 June, 2013, 7:45am
As the Panda Express team, the three 26-year-olds will embark on an epic journey across a third of the world on July 13. And as the Mongol Rally website makes clear, it's an unsupported adventure that can be extremely dangerous.2 Jun 2013 - 8:18am
A former Scottish international footballer who played in Hong Kong during the 1970s has trekked 100 kilometres in Indonesia to honour his daughter, who died of cancer.19 May 2013 - 7:42am 1 comment
An adventurer hoping to set a new endurance record by living alone for 60 days on Rockall, a storm-drenched rock in the Atlantic, was given a piece of advice by the last man who did so.8 May 2013 - 2:56am
Austrian-born Paul Niel and his team have set off on a nine-week long expedition to scale the famous mountain, which at 8,848 metres is the highest in the world. They will also make an attempt at Lhotse, the world's fourth-highest mountain.21 Apr 2013 - 8:00am
Although a journey by balloon has become one of the images most strongly associated with the film, this iconic symbol was never deployed in the book by Verne himself - the idea is briefly raised but dismissed, as it "would have been highly risky and, in any case, impossible".3 Mar 2013 - 5:14am
Few of us can imagine the horror and disbelief of the tourists, nine from Hong Kong, caught up in the hot-air balloon disaster in Egypt. In an instant, an adventure of wonder and awe became a fight for life, one that circumstances meant was bound to end tragically. The grief and sorrow of the relatives and friends of all who perished are shared by us all, a reminder of how easily loved ones can be taken from us. Questions as to what happened abound and they need to be answered.28 Feb 2013 - 3:37am 1 comment
They knew the destination was within touching distance and a few more hours of easy cycling on flat roads would bring to an end 7½ months of sweat and bustle. What remained would be a sense of achievement and sweet memories they could take pride in for life.24 Dec 2012 - 9:28am 1 comment
Four young Hongkongers arrived at the Eiffel Tower on Saturday, tired but elated after cycling 12,000 kilometres from their home city to Paris.
Their epic 7-1/2-month trip was to spread the message to young people that anyone can step out of their comfort zone and do something extraordinary.17 Dec 2012 - 5:38am 1 comment
With her helmet fastened and wrapped in a wind jacket, silver-haired Zhang Cheng Ying-mei grips the accelerator of her scooter as she prepares to set off on a 1,178-kilometre road trip across Taiwan.
A crowd applauds the courage of the Taiwanese woman and 16 fellow riders at the starting point in Taichung city, west-central Taiwan.15 Dec 2012 - 3:14am