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The destruction and delight of Dubrovnik

The destruction and delight of Dubrovnik

Few cities can have gone through the same trauma as Dubrovnik and come out glowing as if little had occurred. This...

Seeking Sikhism’s loaves and fishes

Seeking Sikhism’s loaves and fishes

Sikhism’s remarkable feeding of the five thousand – every day! Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is Delhi’s most...

Corfu – charmingly more Greek than Greece.

Corfu – charmingly more Greek than Greece.

Corfu wakes up from its slumbers from between May and September each year when the locals exert themselves to earn a...

Thinking Helsinki?

Thinking Helsinki?

Shedding some light in the darkness… Helsinki is among the world’s northernmost capitals and the lengthy...

Existential Olympia

Existential Olympia

This birthplace of purity in thought, word and deed leaves us breathless. Compared with some of the magnificently...

Nuestra Casa – Costa Rica

Nuestra Casa – Costa Rica

Admire – and perhaps envy – our guest writer Patrick Goodness’ life at home in Costa Rica If I close...

Taking the waters – in Kerala

Taking the waters – in Kerala

Our short photographic exploration of Kerala’s backwaters.   For most people with any knowledge of India,...

Fateh Garh – when a lake doesn’t float your boat

Fateh Garh – when a lake doesn’t float your boat

An alternative luxury hideaway in Udaipur, city of lakes, that won’t sink your budget. Udaipur, sometimes...

Shahpura Bagh – half way to everywhere

Shahpura Bagh – half way to everywhere

Don’t rush through Rajasthan; make sure you rest a while at Shahpura Bagh to absorb the real colour of this...

Kumarakom – fit for a King!

Kumarakom – fit for a King!

As Kumarakom Lake Resort in Kerala was the choice for Prince Charles’ 65th birthday, then it’s probably...

Malaga – so Moorish!

Malaga – so Moorish!

There’s so much Moor – and more – to Malaga than meets the eye! As well as being birthplace of...

A passage through India

A passage through India

Our guest review from Stuart Tizzard gives a ‘first timers’ perspective on his journey through...

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