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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Europe
October 26, 2018

Frost and Familiarity – Impressions of Zagreb

I sat on the train gazing up at the large grey pillows filling the sky, feeling small and insignificant, with still a few hours to go. I had my worldly…
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United States
October 18, 2018

New York – A City of Functional Chaos

An Australian Traveler Encounters Everything that Is New York City The millionth yellow cab tooted its horn and my brain throbbed ominously, as if moments from imploding. We had landed…
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Europe
October 16, 2018

Some Corner of a Foreign Field

The Story of Five New Zealand POW’s Buried in Poznan, Poland A New Zealand expat in Poznan discovers the story of five countrymen buried far from home. First published in…
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