Monthly Archives: July 2017


In the first report from his spring research trip to Morocco, Peter Schindler gets a surprise on the way to Fes, discovers the Roman ruins at Volubilis and breaks bread with a local family in Skoura…

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Stick your head out the open windows of the world’s bounciest trains and perfect the art of riding motorcycles side-saddle. Rumble down quiet back roads on ancient bullock carts or swish along by car, and chug down the Irrawaddy on stately government ferries.

Welcome to the wonderful world of Burmese transport!

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Thailand’s northern capital, Chiang Mai, is a beguiling place. It’s the most important city in the north, but the pace of life is slow and easy. Clean, but never sterile, its streets are easy to navigate, yet filled with tucked-away treasures.

Sanuk (sa-nook) is a Thai term, meaning to enjoy oneself and to derive pleasure and joy from something. Here is our short guide to sanuk in Chiang Mai…

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Photographer Ron Yue tells us what he’s most excited about seeing in Burma on our new photography holiday, Burma through a Lens

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