AsiaIndia
March 11, 2019

The God of Snakes – Scaling The Himalayan peak of Nag Tibba

I was walking. I kept walking through the rocky trail as my body could feel the weight of every step I took. The sun shone bright, but the air was…
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Europe
February 26, 2019

Madrid – Mysteries Overlooked

Madrid is a languid rush. As in all big cities, people look ahead and walk with purpose. Yet they move slowly. Pedestrians habitually pause in the middle of the street,…
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Asia
February 19, 2019

The Volcano at Dawn – Trekking Bali’s Mount Batur

As I scrambled upwards through dirt and weeds in the pitch black, I started to feel extremely faint. Our local guide Eddie was quick on his feet, bounding ahead across…
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Essay / musing
February 5, 2019

Returning Home after Long Term Travel

It’s a tough one, returning home from an extended trip overseas. 10 months in Europe; 88 beds in a year; travellers’ exhaustion. It couldn’t be more different than leaving. Everyone…
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Asia
January 16, 2019

Soul Searching in Sri Lanka

One Tuesday afternoon in Mirissa, a small tourist town in the southern province of Sri Lanka, I slouched my sandy self on a beach chair, gazing at the clear blue…
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AsiaIndia
December 21, 2018

The Kingdom of the Tiger

A Writer Recounts His Doomed Attempt to Photograph a Bengal Tiger in India's Jim Corbett National Park While my friend and I were merrily interning at an NGO in the…
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Europe
December 10, 2018

Cutting it Fine in Slovenia

Long-term travel means you have to do a few of those ‘normal’ things on the road… like eat fruit, buy new toothpaste, and… get a haircut. Our writer had put…
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Asia
December 5, 2018

At the Funeral of a Thai Monk

A Writer Determined To Get Off Thailand's Well-Trodden Tourist Trail Finds Himself Invited to the Province of Roi Et to Attend The Funeral of an Influential Buddhist Monk Owned and run…
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AustralasiaAustralia
December 3, 2018

Flying to the Wild South

The Adrenaline Rush Enhances the Beauty of the Landscape Below on a Flight over Tasmania I became used to the humming of the engines just as the mountain, city and bridge…
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