November 28, 2016 by Elisa Picazo, 5 minute read time
A subcontinent normally associated with sensory overload, we take you on a journey to uncover the serene side of India.
Listening to the Silence
April 29, 2016 by Kyomi Wade, 9 minute read time
"Polé is a Swahili word that means slowly. I first heard it on the lower flank of Kilimanjaro in Kenya, East Africa. It would, in time, become one of the most important words in my life." - James Michael Dorsey
April Fools’ Day
March 31, 2016 by Jonathan Kelly, 3 minute read time
We delve into the history of April Fools' traditions in different countries.
Island getaways far from the madding crowd
February 22, 2016 by Jonathan Kelly, 3 minute read time
There's far more to island getaways than simply sun, sea and sand. Discover some more unique island based adventures.
Different expressions of love on Valentine’s Day
February 09, 2016 by Jonathan Kelly, 4 minute read time
Do you love all things Valentine's Day related? Or do you prefer to hide from the traditional gift-giving? Explore some alternative traditions that show a different side to 14th February.
Intriguing Christmas traditions
December 17, 2015 by Kyomi Wade, 4 minute read time
Panama, Poland and Japan have their own interpretation of Christmas traditions and Santa Claus, not all of which are quite as friendly as the more commonly known beloved white-bearded present giver. We take a look at these wonderful traditions and what they mean to the respective countries.
Dances from around the world
November 30, 2015 by Jonathan Kelly, 2 minute read time
Wherever you travel you will encounter different and amazing dances. Here are three of our lesser known favourites.
To live or die in the Danakil
October 30, 2015 by Kyomi Wade, 10 minute read time
Read our friend James Dorsey’s amazing tale of the Danakil Depression, volcanologists, gunmen carrying Kalashnikovs, NASA, the Afar people of Ethiopia, and the African Ass.
Travel as therapy
October 14, 2015 by Jonathan Kelly, 5 minute read time
You may have visited many a destination, but have you travelled for therapy?
Magnificent monuments of unknown origins
October 09, 2015 by Jonathan Kelly, 2 minute read time
Discover some of the most magnificent monuments in the world that nobody is quite sure of their origins.