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Asia Pacific   31 Aug, 2004, 07:53
Street-Legal in Taiwan  
David Bolster

There are many things you can do with a scooter in Taiwan, but David Bolster finds that registering it with the police is not one of them.

Americas   30 Aug, 2004, 19:28
Off the Rails in Canada  
John A. Kinch

Kilometre 144 of Algoma Central Railway is pretty much in the middle of Canada’s great nowhere. John A. Kinch and his family step off the 21st Century and into a lake.

Europe   29 Aug, 2004, 09:22
Re-Marketing Portugal  
Rupert Eden

Rupert Eden finds the Portuguese government is thinking carefully about developing its regions for tourism.

Americas   28 Aug, 2004, 23:51
Florida beyond the Big Fluffy Mouse  
Nadia Hind

Nadia Hind finds there’s life beyond Disneyland in Orlando.

Americas   26 Aug, 2004, 10:59
Even Spirits Sweat  
Kim Kroonenburg

Kim Kroonenburg cleanses her spirit at a traditional Native American sweat lodge. If you’re meant to do this every month I’m well behind and – having read this report – likely to stay that way.

Asia Pacific   26 Aug, 2004, 10:25
Bridge over the River Kwai  
Mark Hemmings

Mark Hemmings quits the Kao San Road for a tour of one of Thailand’s more thought-provoking attractions.

Middle East   26 Aug, 2004, 10:16
Salam from Iran!  
Flora Fahr

Flying in to Teheran to see her family, Flora Fahr experiences Iran from the inside, and finds the dancing easier to love than the traffic.

Africa   21 Aug, 2004, 07:31
South African Safari  
Karl Borgelt

Karl Borgelt returns to his native South Africa for a few days safari. Clearly he still knows his way around, as he finds the ‘Big Five’ and much more in the northern parks of KwaZulu-Natal.

Americas   21 Aug, 2004, 05:59
Argentina’s Line of Lighthouses  
Bob Frassinetti

Armchair Traveller and noted Argentinian Bob Frassinetti tours his homeland by exploring 14 famous lighthouses. Well, we think he does…

Americas   20 Aug, 2004, 20:17
Mexico’s American Party Town  
Lydia Stockdale

Travellers sneer and Mexicans cringe: Lydia Stockdale can’t find anyone to recommend Puerto Vallarta. But amongst the American college kids she finds a more relaxed Mexico that lets her feel very much at home.

Americas   20 Aug, 2004, 20:07
Bolivia for Beginners  
Mark Bowen

Mark Bowen finds there’s no plane to take him on his pre-booked tour of the Bolivian rainforest, he’s not exactly surprised. But that his schoolboy Spanish should scare the military into giving him a lift is something of a miracle.  

Africa   20 Aug, 2004, 20:00
The Birthday Bird  
Jason Stevenson

When Jason Stevenson finds himself visiting a Tanzanian family on the day of their son’s fifteenth birthday, he finds this rite of passage forms a bond between two cultures.

Middle East   20 Aug, 2004, 19:52
Desert Days  
Isabella Pett

Isabella Pett travels across the Sinai, guided by the stars and Bedouin companions.

Asia Pacific   20 Aug, 2004, 19:42
Your Blood or Their Life  
Catherine Mojsiewicz

One would have thought Cambodia had enough to worry about without the annual epidemic of Dengue Fever. Catherine Mojsiewicz finds the best way to help is with a pint of well-fed Western blood.

Central Asia   20 Aug, 2004, 19:41
Kamshet’s Circus in the Sky  
Astrid Rao

Few paragliders think of India when they’re planning their next flight, let alone the area around Bombay. Think again, says Astrid Rao.

Africa   17 Aug, 2004, 18:08
A New Angle on Angola  
Brendan Sainsbury

When your nearest beach is a war-zone away, taking a train is the only way to get there. Brendan Sainsbury finds the train to Lobito is an attraction in itself.

Europe   17 Aug, 2004, 16:08
Bounced out of Monte Carlo  
Alexandra Link

Bin Laden would be more welcome, at Monte Carlo’s famous casino, than Alexandra Link and her humble camera.

Europe   17 Aug, 2004, 15:32
A Rosbif in Bavaria  
Phil Woodford

Armed only with his umbrella and a German-speaking wife, Phil Woodford searches southern Germany for lederhosen and a nice cup of tea.

Africa   17 Aug, 2004, 15:26
First Date in Morocco  
Paul Maxin

Paul Maxin finds a warm welcome south of the Atlas when he travels with his wife on an epic journey through mountains and deserts.

Europe   16 Aug, 2004, 11:08
Sailing Through a Nanny State  
Andy Falconer

What to do about young children? At four months they don’t get much out of a holiday, but why should they ruin their parents’ fun? Andy Falconer finds a resident nanny takes all the strain out of his sailing holiday in Greece. Kudos, Sunsail!

Europe   16 Aug, 2004, 10:51
Italy’s Literary Lake  
Karen Bryan

Lake Iseo is one of Northern Italy’s least-known natural wonders, despite years of literary visits. Karen Bryan puts it on the map.

Africa   15 Aug, 2004, 12:52
Writing from Rwanda  
Tracey Rezak

In the aftermath of genocide, Tracey Rezak finds travelling through Rwanda a chastening experience.

Africa   14 Aug, 2004, 15:28
Catching Africa’s Rhythm  
Kolby Granville

At a music festival in Mozambique, Kolby Granville tunes in to the sounds of the timbela and discovers a portrait of African life.

Americas   14 Aug, 2004, 15:17
Care to Cuba?  
Brendan Sainsbury

The small town of Baracoa on Cuba’s eastern tip is where adventure tour guide Brendan Sainsbury escapes inbetween groups.

Americas   14 Aug, 2004, 15:01
Eating Iguanas  
Alexandra Link

Alexandra Link finds iguanas can be more than just pretty creatures to watch on a hunting party in Belize.

Europe   14 Aug, 2004, 14:46
Helluva Day at the Orsay  
Jim Marquez

Plagued by American tourists and shaded by pickpockets, Jim Marquez finds Paris by day a total trauma. 

Europe   14 Aug, 2004, 14:36
Croatian Island-Hop  
Daniel Lehman

The Croatian coast is changing fast, finds Daniel Lehman as he beats the tour groups to the outlying islands.

Americas   6 Aug, 2004, 23:06
Eat Belize  
Alexandra Link

Alexandra Link discovers the beauty of Belize’s rainforest, and then goes on to eat most of it.

Asia Pacific   5 Aug, 2004, 18:53
The People of Mekong Island  
Antonio Graceffo

Antonio Graceffo finds a gentle welcome in a Cambodian village on Tonle Sap Lake.

Asia Pacific   5 Aug, 2004, 11:18
Good Girls Drink Bubble Tea  
Daniel Wallace

When Daniel Wallace visits Borneo’s cultural music fest, the Rain Forest Music Festival, he finds a lively cultural scene as well as Sarawak girls who can teach him a thing or two about binge drinking.

Asia Pacific   5 Aug, 2004, 09:47
Drfting over Asia  
Brody Vancers

Quitting his Manila teaching job, Brody Vancers drifts across the Far East on his way to a new contract in Europe.

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