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Europe   30 Aug, 2003, 13:33
Along the Bohemian Coast  
Jean Garner

When Jean Garner books a tour of Croatia she’s offered the chance to specify preferred coffin colour if things go wrong. A fine start to a trip through a recent war zone.

Asia Pacific   30 Aug, 2003, 12:47
Korean Sex For Sale  
Jim Marquez

Jim Marquez isn’t alone in buying sex abroad. But he’s unusual in admitting it. If you’ve ever wondered what goes on in a Seoul brothel, this could be your chance to find out.

Europe   30 Aug, 2003, 12:42
On Sacred Ground  
Chris Thompson

A visit to Terezin Concentration Camp in the Czech Republic lets Chris Thompson reflect on the nature of ‘Atrocity Tourism’.

Asia Pacific   25 Aug, 2003, 02:11
When Daegu had its Seoul Ripped Out  
Mark Allen

Teaching in Korea, Mark Allen discovers Daegu, a city shaken – but not bowed – by a subway bomb six months earlier.

Americas   24 Aug, 2003, 12:38
La Paz to Lima – By Bike  
Alastair Humphreys

La Paz to Lima might, if you look at a map, be a gentle downhill bicycle cruise. Not so, finds Al Humphreys, on this leg of his round-the-world bike-ride.

Asia Pacific   24 Aug, 2003, 11:57
Eight Days in Vietnam  
Kevin O'Shea

Canadian Kevin O’Shea finds his solo trip to Vietnam is swollen to a party of five. But, with group travel, that’s just the way it goes, and he makes the most of eight days on the ground.  

Americas   24 Aug, 2003, 11:51
Two Singles and a Loan to San Cristobal  
Teresa Bucher

It’s usual for the conductor to ask for ticket money, but on a trip into Mexico’s Chiapas region Teresa Bucher is also asked for a loan. Is this a scam or does the driver really need to buy petrol?

Europe   23 Aug, 2003, 20:15
Learning to Like London  
Matt Pointon

Northerner Matt Pointon learns how best to experience Britain’s capital city – as a foreigner.

Americas   16 Aug, 2003, 09:01
Mexico’s Street Kids  
Julie Guyot

Life’s far from easy for Mexico City’s street kids. Julie Guyot finds a street-level charity that’s trying to help – and finds hope in the children themselves.

Europe   15 Aug, 2003, 23:45
You Cannes if You Want To  
Francene Cucinello

Don’t be scared of South of France prices. Francene Cucinello says it’s easy to mingle with the stars without busting your budget,

Europe   15 Aug, 2003, 20:18
Go for Greece  
Grace de Rond

All you need to tour the Greek Islands is an airline ticket and a few euros, says Grace de Rond. Oh, and these few words of advice.

Europe   15 Aug, 2003, 20:05
Bullfights and Beers  
Tyler Toby

At the end of a backpacking trip around Europe, Tyler Toby blows his last few dollars on beer and a bullfight in the Spanish capital, Madrid.

Central Asia   15 Aug, 2003, 19:25
Taklamakan Desert by Rickshaw  
Antonio Graceffo

China’s greatest desert – second largest and about the deadliest in the world – isn’t a serious challenge to Antonio Graceffo, who sets off to cross it on a second-hand rickshaw.

Africa   14 Aug, 2003, 14:10
Growling not Laughing  
Erik R. Trinidad

The manic cackle of a hyena is one of Africa’s most atmospheric night sounds. Not to Erik R. Trinidad in Botswana, who suspects he might be on the beast’s menu.

Americas   14 Aug, 2003, 12:51
Politicos, Priests and Paedophiles  
Lyn Fox

Lyn Fox finds Mexico’s Chiapas region hides a strange world where things easily go wierd.

Asia Pacific   8 Aug, 2003, 16:01
Un-Fair in Southeast Asia  
Julie Guyot

Julie Guyot finds skin-whitening treatments highlight twisted standards of beauty in Cambodia and Vietnam.

Americas   8 Aug, 2003, 13:04
Peru’s Amazonian Jungle  
Cara Frost-Sharratt

Travelling to Peru’s remote Manu National Park, Cara Frost-Sharratt finds a natural world far from the Inca stereotypes.

Europe   8 Aug, 2003, 12:32
Sudden Death isn’t Dull  
Jim Marquez

When Jim Marquez sets out clubbing in England’s nighlife capital he gets a bit more than he bargained for as violence flares. At least he’s not the one that ends up dead.

Asia Pacific   8 Aug, 2003, 01:24
Training up for China  
Vivienne Haldane

When it comes to taking her family from Shanghai to Hong Kong, Vivienne Haldane finds the railway system offers atmospheric insights into rural Chinese life.

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