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    Switzerland: The green fairy

    The weather is apt. A cobweb of fog, strung from one side of the wooded valley to the other, is broken in places by the eerie glow of the sun.… Read More»

  • Levinksy Market

    Tel Aviv: Tasting Israel

    On a sunny spring morning in Tel Aviv I’m loitering on a street corner near Levinsky Market waiting for a woman I’ve never met. Her name is Inbal Baum and… Read More»

  • Humpback whale, Sydney.

    Sydney: A mama whale’s tale

    The child is misbehaving. Out at sea, the swell slops about the boat, bouncing it from side to side like a rubber ducky. Most of the passengers had disappeared inside… Read More»

  • Vulcano, Italy.

    Italy: The smell of Vulcano

    “I can tell if someone has been to Vulcano,” Gianfranco told us. “The smell can stay in the skin for a week.” It was a warning I should have heeded,… Read More»

  • King's Lynn Minster

    Norfolk: Light of the east

    It’s one of the lightest days of the year, and I'm in the dark. The kind of dark where you can't see your hand in front of your face. The… Read More»

 

Absinthe bar

Switzerland

Switzerland: The green fairy

The weather is apt. A cobweb of fog, strung from… Read More»

Levinksy Market

Israel

Tel Aviv: Tasting Israel

On a sunny spring morning in Tel Aviv I’m loitering… Read More»

Humpback whale, Sydney.

Australia

Sydney: A mama whale’s tale

The child is misbehaving. Out at sea, the swell slops… Read More»

Vulcano, Italy.

Italy

Italy: The smell of Vulcano

“I can tell if someone has been to Vulcano,” Gianfranco… Read More»

King's Lynn Minster

United Kingdom

Norfolk: Light of the east

It’s one of the lightest days of the year, and… Read More»

Into the Glacier.

Iceland

Iceland: Into the glacier

“It’s like a tree of life for this country,” my… Read More»

Monks performance, Bhutan International Festival. Image: Lisa Russell

Bhutan

Bhutan: Festival season

Night has fallen in the Bhutanese capital, Thimphu, and under… Read More»

A girl plays outside her parent's chum

Russia

Siberia: The spring migration

It’s 5am and I’m barely out of my sleeping bag,… Read More»

Whakaari, New Zealand. Image: James Draven

New Zealand

New Zealand: Walking on Whakaari

“One river tastes of blood, and the other one like… Read More»

Fistral Beach, Cornwall

United Kingdom

Newquay: Hitting the waves

The surf might be up, but I’m more concerned about… Read More»