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Zambia: An art safari

Zambia

Zambia: An art safari

Would you dare venture on safari without a camera? For African wildlife viewing with a difference, take a sketchbook instead for a truly up-close-and-personal experience

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Petra: Horse meditation

Jordan

Petra: Horse meditation

Getting up close and personal with horses proves emotional in Little Petra, as they deliver a dose of equine enlightenment

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The quetzal quest

Costa Rica

The quetzal quest

Said to be the most beautiful birds in the world, quetzals were revered as gods by ancient Mayan and Aztec civilisations. Today, the cloud forests of Costa Rica are the best places to glimpse this…

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What next for Nepal after the earthquake?

Nepal

What next for Nepal after the earthquake?

Why not help Nepal bounce back from last year’s earthquake by ditching the hotel and booking a room with a family instead? From Kathmandu to the Annapurna foothills, homestays offer an authentic slice of Nepalese…

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The Silk Road: An adventure concludes

Digital Nomad

The Silk Road: An adventure concludes

As our Digital Nomad reaches the end of her 47-day Silk Road journey, she reflects on the six countries, 7,456 miles and 15 UNESCO World Heritage Sites encountered along the way

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Turkey: Madrasas of Sivas

Digital Nomad

Turkey: Madrasas of Sivas

A peek into the medieval centres of learning along the old silk routes of Turkey reveal a fascinating cultural history

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