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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 »

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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 »