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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 »

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Notes from an author: Fran Bryson

A journey to Salvador reveals a deeply religious festival where Bonfim, the patron saint of the state of Bahia, is worshipped as a miracle worker Read more »

Jemma Wayne

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Notes from an author: Jemma Wayne

Israel’s capital is many things to many people, but Jemma’s first encounter with Jerusalem as a child has led to a life-long fascination with this complex city Read more »

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Notes from an author: John Ahern

Travelling the world in a camper van with your family for a year demands military planning and, if you won’t backtrack, the iron guts of a Viking sailor, says John Ahern Read more »

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Notes from an author: Stephen Moss

Difficulties of surviving on this harsh Hebridean island saw the last human occupants evacuated in the 1930s, but its unique animal population still thrives Read more »

Emily Chappell. Image: Selim Korycki

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Notes from an author: Emily Chappell

Despite having two university degrees to her name, being a cycle courier has funded several world trips and fuels a constant sense of discovery on the city’s streets Read more »

Levison Wood in the Himalayas. Image: Tom McShane

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Notes from an author: Levison Wood

Levison Wood first captured the public’s imagination when he became the first person to walk the length of the Nile. For his latest epic, he set out to do the same with the Himalayas Read more »