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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Asia
November 14, 2018

Thirty Million Bats in Battambang, Cambodia

Could there really be thirty million bats leaving the Phnom Sampeou Mountain in Battambang, Cambodia every night? A group of six friends travelling together, we arrived in Battambang’s city centre,…
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Europe
November 14, 2018

In the Footsteps of Friedrich Nietzsche

One writer attempts to reconcile the serene landscape of Switzerland's Sils-Maria with the work of its most controversial former resident. In the canton of Graubünden, Switzerland, in the area known…
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AsiaIndia
November 13, 2018

Nimrah the Baker

Parsi baking culture survives in the heart of India, where Nimrah and his staff of 70 pump out tens of thousands of cookies a day. Our correspondent sampled a few.…
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Europe
November 6, 2018

Schloss Neuschwanstein Survival

A Stroll Through the Mountainous Bavarian Countryside Towards Schloss Neuschwanstein - the Castle That Inspired Disney - Proved More Daring Than This Writer Had Anticipated! It was a beautiful, bright, crisp…
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Asia
November 2, 2018

Shantha the Rasta

Over many glasses of Arrack, a local coconut based spirit, Thomas Heaton hears a firsthand account of how the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami is still affecting lives on Sri Lanka's coast. …
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