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Race Across the World: an interview with Jen and Rob

We chat to the race's runners-up about the highs and lows of their journey.

The Travel Writer’s Bookshelf: books about people

Jonathan Lorie introduces some of the classic travel books on his shelf.

Nature notes: June’s wildlife highlights

There is abundant British wildlife to absorb in June, the month of daylight. 

Otherworldly landscapes: a photo story

Photographer of the Month Nickolas Warner shares his favourite alien landscapes from his travels.

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