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Africa   31 Mar, 2004, 20:08
Up Close and Personal with Rwanda’s Gorillas  
Jane Turner

There are some perks to being a safari guide’s wife. Jane Turner gets to meet Rwanda’s endangered mountain gorillas.

Central Asia   31 Mar, 2004, 10:06
The Tyranny of Chai on Indian Trains  
Colin Todhunter

I’d always thought the constant availability of chai was one of India’s great achievements. Colin Todhunter is unimpressed.

Editorials   25 Mar, 2004, 22:16
No More Mr Email, Nice Guy  
Dominic Hamilton

Not everyone things internet access is wonderful. Guidebook author Dominic Hamilton thinks email just drags modern travellers home.

Europe   24 Mar, 2004, 19:10
Greek Miracles  
Terje Raa

Terje Raa finds miracles aplenty on Tinos, an atmospheric island in Greece’s Cyclades.

Americas   24 Mar, 2004, 18:55
North Carolina’s Outer Banks  
Alix Shutello

Off America’s eastern coast, North Carolina’s Outer Banks are perfect for a summer holiday, says Alix Shutello.

Europe   24 Mar, 2004, 12:37
Pixies, Trolls and Viking Gods  
Carolyn Watt

Iceland’s lunar landscape is home to elves, fairies and trolls, and they even get a say in plannning matters. Carolyn Watt finds great beauty and hidden depths in a frozen northern winter.

Americas   14 Mar, 2004, 12:16
Have Jeep Will Travel  
Dominic Hamilton

Driving through Peru takes time and dedication. Guidebook writer and travel journalist Dominic Hamilton has both, and his vivid accounts of two epic road trips are perfect mind candy for those of us with neither. 

Asia Pacific   14 Mar, 2004, 12:05
Hong Kong High Life  
Phil Fielding

Phil Fielding finds a day at the races sets him up to explore Hong Kong.

Asia Pacific   14 Mar, 2004, 11:09
Captivated by Cambodia  
Megan Berkle

For Megan Berkle, Cambodia is the highlight of a round-the-world tour. 

Editorials   13 Mar, 2004, 19:17
Unlikely Ambassadors  
Ed Acevedo

Ed Acevedo has some words of wisdom for Americans travelling as children of the Bush regime. But there are lessons in here for the allies: Brits and Australians share the group shame of our ill-conceived ‘War on Terror’.

Europe   13 Mar, 2004, 18:57
Oslo No-Go?  
Liam Ecarrie

Everyone thought Liam Ecarrie was mad to choose Norway for a riotous lads weekend away. But he found his flight to Oslo was just the ticket. 

Americas   10 Mar, 2004, 19:27
Like a Steak thrown to Crocodiles  
Stewart Campbell

Vegas, where the rich come to spend cash and the poor come to make it. You fall into the latter group. Except it didn’t quite work out this way for Stewart Campbell. Oh no.

Americas   10 Mar, 2004, 15:55
Antigua, Actually  
Andy Falconer

There’s more to the Caribbean’s most popular island than sun and sand. Andy Falconer travels well beyond the beach.

Europe   9 Mar, 2004, 18:08
Arctic Summer  
Cory Searcy

Exploring Norways Lofoten Islands, Corey Searcy finds beauty beyond expectations in the land of the midnight sun.

Middle East   9 Mar, 2004, 16:51
Syria’s Sensitive Souls  
Iain Morris

Iain Morris finds a warm welcome in Aleppo, Syria’s historic heartland. Actually, at times, too warm…

Central Asia   9 Mar, 2004, 16:27
Life and Death on a Tibetan Mountain Road  
Tony Brasunas

Hitch-hiking across the Himalayas, Tony Brasunas tests the mountain brakes on a truck full of bricks. For a while it seems he might become another chapter in the Tibetan Book of the Dead.

Central Asia   9 Mar, 2004, 16:12
Surviving a Russian Bachelor Party  
Joshua Hartshorne

In the UK they’re called Stag Nights, in the States a Bachelor Party. Joshua Hartshorne never finds out what they’re called in Russia, but lays down some ground rules for surviving the experience.

Asia Pacific   9 Mar, 2004, 16:07
Two Weeks in a Big Country  
Ross Dolloff

Ross Dolloff finds two weeks barely enough to scratch the surface of Australia’s eastern coast, though he learns, in the end, to drive on the left.

Central Asia   9 Mar, 2004, 15:42
The Wrong Ticket  
Darren Skelton

There are times when every traveller wonders what the hell they’re doing. For Darren Skelton his moment of doubt is on a Chinese train in the middle of nowhere.

Asia Pacific   9 Mar, 2004, 15:24
Hold the Oak Chips  
Ethan Todras-Whitehill

Australia’s wines don’t need expensive oak barrels to age their wines when they’ve got perfectly good wood-chips. Ethan Todras-Whitehill tours the Hunter Valley vineyards.

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