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Central Asia   30 Mar, 2007, 10:50
In love in India  
Gifty Sahany

Romance blooms amongst the ancient stones of Mandu, as Gifty Sahany finds an unlikely scent of France.

Americas   30 Mar, 2007, 10:37
Venezuela’s democratic alternative  
John Drewery

Social activist John Drewery visits Venezuela to see democracy in action, on a political tour organised by Global Exchange.

Asia Pacific   29 Mar, 2007, 22:52
From the Hippie Trail to the Millie Circuit  
Carter Young

Overland Asia has changed. Carter Young, probably a hippie, watches the flood of young ‘millies’ sweep across a continent.

Editorials   29 Mar, 2007, 21:36
As travel fades into the memory..  
Andrew McFetrich

Formula One desk-driver Andrew McFetrich remembers his travelling past, but can’t see his travelling future. Will some kind employer give this man the sack?

Europe   29 Mar, 2007, 21:22
Oh My! The Minarets!  
Toral Pattni

Toral Pattni heads out to Turkey to teach English, but learns a lot about an ancient culture, how not to buy a carpet and a surprisingly effective way to derail Istanbul’s most drunk Lotharios.

Africa   29 Mar, 2007, 21:02
Dinosaurs, fossils and Levis in northern Malawi  
Melissa Aberle-Grasse

Africa’s friendliest state still holds plenty of surprises. Melissa Aberle-Grasse finds a history stretching back to a time before man.

Americas   29 Mar, 2007, 20:49
A coffee break in upcountry Guatemala  
Laura Fitch

There’s plenty Laura Fitch learns on an eco-tourism project in a coffee farm, but still struggles to get her tortillas up to standard.

Central Asia   29 Mar, 2007, 20:42
A girl’s guide to Delhi  
Fenella Richards

Adrift in India, Fenella Richards finds it a challenge to cut through the barriers that keep her apart from the Asian experience.

Central Asia   29 Mar, 2007, 20:33
Changing planes at Beijing Airport  
Peter Tapsell

Peter Tapsell’s travels in Mongolia are easy, compared with his experiences of making a flight connection in China’s biggest airport.

Europe   29 Mar, 2007, 20:28
Under Poland’s forest canopy  
Ben Lerwill

UNESCO protects it, but Ben Lerwill finds that the Bialowieza Forest seems to appreciate the occasional visit.

Central Asia   29 Mar, 2007, 20:00
Kebabs, Kashgar and the Karakoram Highway  
Daniel Allen

Chinese Turkestan, and Daniel Allen travels through Xinjiang Province, discovering a land lost in time.

Europe   25 Mar, 2007, 18:10
Repping in an Alpine ski resort  
Victoria Trott

All names have been changed in Victoria Trott’s account of life at the chalet coalface: just as well, as things turn out.

Asia Pacific   25 Mar, 2007, 16:49
At one with the Iban  
Peter Murphy

Down amongst the tribes of Sarawak, Peter Murphy finds that although their headhunting days are long in the past, in the heart of Borneo countless traditions remain untouched.

Europe   25 Mar, 2007, 16:41
In love with Lüneburg  
Mariko Suyama

As Lower Saxony’s only town to escape wartime bombing, Lüneburg is something of a German gem, says Mariko Suyama.

Central Asia   25 Mar, 2007, 16:34
A first-time modelling assignment in China  
Paul Haire

When Paul Haire lands a modelling contract, he doesn’t expect to be dumped down a manhole. But Beijing is full of surprises and, after all, This Is China.

Asia Pacific   25 Mar, 2007, 16:15
Sizing up Sydney  
Ray Heap

Danish geek Ray Heap sets out to fix Australian computer systems: not an easy job but someone’s got to do it.

Africa   25 Mar, 2007, 16:04
Canoeing Zambia’s Lunga River  
Mark Gillies

There are several safe ways to travel through Zambia’s wilderness regions, but a canoe is not one of them. Mark Gillies takes the wild route through Africa’s hinterland.

Central Asia   18 Mar, 2007, 20:14
Sacked – and slighly drunk – in downtown Beijing  
Paul Haire

Not every day can be a triumph, and Paul Haire’s first unemployed night in the dynamic, thrusting capital of China starts badly and ends worse. Oh well, at least he finds some Tiger beer.

Central Asia   18 Mar, 2007, 19:54
Meeting a cow amongst Udaipur’s lakes  
Mike Thompson

In the impossibly romantic setting of India’s honeymoon district, Mike Thompson finds a part of the country that’s very easy to like.

Central Asia   18 Mar, 2007, 19:41
Journey up China’s Li River  
Sam Mellor

Bruised by his anecdotes being trumped by ‘Travel Goons’, Sam Mellor finds his river-gypsy cruise along an offbeat Chinese river means he can now tell a tale that few can match.

Americas   18 Mar, 2007, 19:27
Falling out of love with Che  
Bob Finch

Viva Fidel! A real hero takes over from the motorbiking image for Bob Finch as he travels through Castro’s Cuba.

Europe   18 Mar, 2007, 18:33
Learning lessons – fast – in Athens  
Victoria Trott

There’s a knack to travelling around Greece’s capital, finds Victoria Trott as she takes a couple of days to explore.

Americas   14 Mar, 2007, 09:20
Jamaica’s plantation past  
Emilia Ljungberg

At Rose Hall, the Caribbean’s savage colonial history is repackaged for a new generation of gawping tourists. Emilia Ljungberg is not impressed.

Central Asia   10 Mar, 2007, 14:52
Bumper Cars in Wuhu China  
Leanna Adams

Driving in China brings back fairground memories for a suitably nervous Leanna Adams, and reflects a very different way of life.

Asia Pacific   10 Mar, 2007, 14:28
Top end trouble in Australia’s far north  
Anthony Toole

Magnetic termites, bushfires and a goanna on a riverbank: all part of Australia’s Northern Territory, says Anthony Toole.

Americas   10 Mar, 2007, 14:17
A delicate balance on the Galapagos Islands  
Richard Free

Darwin’s laboratory of nature off Ecuador’s Pacific coast is a haven for wildlife and cruising tourists. Richard Free examines the Galapagos’ past and prospects for the future.

Central Asia   10 Mar, 2007, 13:30
Trekking as a matter of life and death  
Tibet Information Network

While tourists in Goretex flounce across Nepal’s Himalayas, for Tibetan refugees crossing these mountains is often a matter of life and death. Here a sixteen-year-old girl tells of her trek to escape her Chinese-occupied homeland.

Europe   10 Mar, 2007, 13:25
Cheerleading the Tour de France  
Rob Ingham

The world’s premier cycle race, and Rob Ingham finds himself cheering with the Gauls on the streets of France.

Europe   10 Mar, 2007, 13:09
Trudging in the footsteps of the ancient Scots  
Emma Reuvers

Walking the Great Glen Way proves a challenge, but a rewarding one, to Emma Reuvers – though she never does get to see the Loch Ness Monster.

Central Asia   10 Mar, 2007, 13:05
Beijing, China’s capital war-zone  
Rob Mcgovern

Firecrackers and rockets give Rob Mcgovern a rather warmer welcome to China than he expected when his travels coincide with the lunar new year.

Asia Pacific   10 Mar, 2007, 12:55
Kyushu, tranquil island off mainland Japan  
Alan Deegan

Alan Deegan finds peace and plenty beyond the major cities of Asia’s economic powerhouse.

Americas   10 Mar, 2007, 12:51
Chickens in church  
James Matthews

Chiapas, Mexico, and James Matthews finds the collision between indigenous religions and the Catholic church throws up some unexpected rituals.

Europe   10 Mar, 2007, 12:42
On top of Wales  
Adele Moore

When she climbs Snowdonia, Adele Moore feels she’s reached the roof of the Welsh world.

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