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Central Asia   27 Nov, 2005, 04:59
A glimpse of Indian heaven  
Lydia Dean

Lydia Dean catches sight of humanity at its most affecting in her time working at an orphanage in southern India.

Asia Pacific   27 Nov, 2005, 04:50
A Japanese education? No thanks  
Matt Nighswonger

The economic miracle that is modern Japan owes nothing to its educational regime, says teacher Matt Nighswonger in this critical look that uncovers a system failing its students.

Americas   27 Nov, 2005, 04:24
Zoo York  
Jake Rusznyak

America’s finest city leaves it’s indelible footprint on Jake Rusznyak in this dizzying eight-night tour de force.

Europe   27 Nov, 2005, 03:40
Getting attached to Romania  
Megan Tady

There can be more to travelling, says Megan Tady, with this report of a volunteer’s experience working with Rumanian orphans.

Americas   27 Nov, 2005, 03:30
In very slight praise of Renzo Piano  
Johanna Lee

Atlanta’s new Museum of Art confirms Johanna Lee’s strikingly low opinion of one of the world’s most respected architects.

Central Asia   24 Nov, 2005, 20:33
Forget China’s famous wall: they have another…  
Philip Sen

The Chinese love walls, says Philip Sen, as he finds a beautifully-preserved example in Pingyao – and a whole lot of Asia’s ancient culture sheltering in its shade.

Europe   24 Nov, 2005, 20:26
Well off Turkey’s tourist trail  
Daniel Cook

If you want to find out more about Turkey’s very different culture, you have to look beyond the beach resorts, says Daniel Cook as he heads out to the remote southeast.

Americas   10 Nov, 2005, 09:06
Nothing sexist about the Island of Women  
Tee Dubya

Unimpressed by the scantily-clad holidaymakers of Cancun, Tee Dubya finds a gentler appeal on Mexico’s nearby Isla Mujeres.

Asia Pacific   9 Nov, 2005, 23:31
Adrift on Tonle Sap  
Antonio Graceffo

Floating around the fishing villages that fringe Tonle Sap lake brings new unsights to Antonio Graceffo, as he travels by boat around rural Vietnam, and dips his hook into the wet season floods that serve as a fish larder.

Asia Pacific   9 Nov, 2005, 23:18
A very Japanese haven  
Matt Nighswonger

If you’ve been working for a while in one of Japan’s cities, you’ll be looking quite urgently for a rural getaway. Matt Nighswonger finds peace within weekend distance of Tokyo.

Europe   9 Nov, 2005, 23:14
An expat cyclist’s view of Europe  
Alastair Humphreys

After two years on a bicycle seat, Alastair Humphreys has a new perspective on Europe as he pedals his way back home.

Europe   9 Nov, 2005, 23:00
Battlefield tourism: nothing new  
Neil Hanson

Thomas Cook tours of WW1 trenches were only interrupted by their being full of bodies. Neil Hanson finds that war tourism started a very long time ago. 

Asia Pacific   9 Nov, 2005, 20:43
A very Malaysian cup of tea  
Nic Havers

In Malaysia’s highlands, Nic Havers finds a relaxing cup of tea is just the prelude to a whole range of unexpected adventures.

Europe   9 Nov, 2005, 20:38
More than cheese in the town of Gouda  
Johanna Lee

An obscure Dutch city known mainly for its cheese proves an unexpected delight for Johanna Lee, who finds chips and Chinese food are also on the menu.

Middle East   9 Nov, 2005, 20:28
Syria, a land older than history  
Habeeb Salloum

Syria’s ancient deserts and scarcely more youthful ruins enthrall Habeeb Salloum as he tours the country and discovers the ancient tomb of Mari.

Europe   9 Nov, 2005, 20:21
The Ghost of Henry Miller  
Eric D. Lehman

Heros and Gods infest mainland Greece and her islands as Eric D. Lehman explores in the footsteps of a great writer.

Pole to Pole   9 Nov, 2005, 19:31
Sleep Ahoy!  
Lisa Holm

Seasonally aquired depression? Lisa Holm has the cure, with a couple of options for relaxing in luxury through the European winter.

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