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Africa   17 Jun, 2007, 21:32
Down on the farm in upcountry Africa  
Mark Gillies

A working farm in southern Tanzania teaches expat explorer Mark Gillies a great deal about subsistence and survival in East Africa.

Americas   17 Jun, 2007, 21:26
Life’s that much better in Belize  
Brian Birkenstein

Central America’s most laid-back – and helpfully Anglophone – country settles Brian Birkenstein down to Caye Caulker speed.

Europe   17 Jun, 2007, 21:19
Letting go on the Ligurian coast  
Toni Giarnese

Toni Giarnese finds more than a little of La Dolce Vita on a strolling hike around Italy’s Mediterranean shores.

Americas   17 Jun, 2007, 21:09
The bus that thinks it’s a train  
Richard Free

Ecuador’s train system is something to experience but not, according to Richard Free, something that should be thoroughly relied on.

Europe   17 Jun, 2007, 21:04
Waffling about Antwerp  
Lane Clark-Bonk

Belgium’s beer doesn’t do much for Lane Clark-Bonk, and nor do the shps. She’s focussed on one thing: a perfect Belgian waffle.

Europe   17 Jun, 2007, 17:38
Death and destruction in the Dardanelles  
Keith Rhoades

The echoes of the First World War stirs Keith Rhoades on a visit to the battlefields of Gallipoli.

Asia Pacific   5 Jun, 2007, 22:00
Cruising off the beaten trail in Fiji  
Tony Adams

Take one unspoiled Pacific Island, add a luxury cruise vessel, and you’d expect a cultural disaster. Not so, says Tony Adams, as he sips kava with the village chief.

Asia Pacific   5 Jun, 2007, 11:48
Wind, wine and surf in Australia’s southwest  
Rhys Stacker

It’s a windy day in Margaret River, but that doesn’t dent Rhys Stacker’s pleasure as he returns to Western Australia’s ultimate southern hideaway.

Europe   5 Jun, 2007, 11:39
Italy watches as two Americans fight  
Brenda Yun

Brenda Yun’s romantic pilgrimage to the Sistine Chapel prove too culturally demanding for her feckless boyfriend: in ten easy stages her relationship breaks up.

Central Asia   5 Jun, 2007, 11:04
Signs of change at the end of the hippy trail  
Melissa Cullen

Melissa Cullen finds signs of change in Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital, as it gears up for a new wave of travellers.

Middle East   5 Jun, 2007, 10:48
Iran’s call to prayer seems louder in Yazd  
Manfred Elian

The provincial town of Yazd proves less relaxing than expected to Manfred Elian, as he tries to doze next to one of Iran’s loudest muezzins.

Asia Pacific   5 Jun, 2007, 10:32
The Japanese monks who mummify themselves  
Ken Jeremiah

Mummified dead monks are relatively commonplace, but Ken Jeremiah finds a little-known trend as he mixes with the corpses at Japan’s Dainichib├┤ Temple in Yamagata: the holy men had mummified themselves.

Central Asia   5 Jun, 2007, 10:21
Fried rice on the road in rural China  
Will Dewees

Long-distance bus travel thrills Will Dewees with its random selection of fast-food breaks, but he finds a real gem at an insignificant crossroads between Yanyuan and Dazu.

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