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Mark Rowe. Illustration: Jacqui Oakley

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Notes from an author: Mark Rowe

A place of bleak, wild beauty, the islands off Scotland’s west coast are abuzz with tales of marauding water spirits, ghostly hamlets and psychic cows Read more »

Tom Chessyre. Illustration: Jacqui Oakley

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Notes from an author: Tom Chesshyre

A journey along the Thames, from a Cotswolds meadow through London to the North Sea, reveals a region divided by Brexit, but is still quintessentially English Read more »

Carla Capalbo. Illustration: Jacqui Oakley

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Notes from an author: Carla Capalbo

From orange-coloured wines vinified in the ground to platters of oozing cheese-filled bread, there’s a feast for the senses at the crossroads of Asia and Europe Read more »

Garrett Carr. Illustration: Jacqui Oakley

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Notes from an author: Garrett Carr

The troubled past and uncertain future of the Irish borderland comes to life on an epic walking tour exploring the 300-mile divide between north and south Read more »

Samantha Wilson. Illustration: Jacqui Oakley

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Notes from an author: Samantha Wilson

A magical first dive with a whale shark in the waters off Honduras’ Bay Islands, an idyllic Central American cay, inspired a fascination with this leviathan of the deep Read more »

Sarah Outen. Illustration: Jacqui Oakley

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Notes from an author: Sarah Outen

Even for an elite kayaker, these remote Pacific islands are an intense place, challenging and inspiring in the same stroke, with back-breaking swells Read more »