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The Dodecanese dream: Q&A with Jennifer Barclay

Jennifer Barclay discusses the inspiration for her new book and why she moved to the Greek island of Tilos.

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Africa Wildlife

Five alternative wildlife experiences in Uganda

There’s much more to Uganda than tracking gorillas in the mist.

The best hiking areas in Taiwan

Taiwan’s vast range of scenic trails makes it an ideal country for hiking. Here are five of our favourites.

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Africa Literature

Land shipwrecks in Namibia

Nick Molloy gives us the lowdown on Namibia’s famous Skeleton Coast, where the shipwrecks leave you with no doubt as to the inspiration behind its name.  

Five reasons to visit Taiwan

From ornate temples to tranquil islands, Taiwan boasts both cultural and natural treasures.

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Africa

In search of Africa: an extract from ‘The Big Cat Man’

The moment Jonathan Scott became ‘the bloke the cheetah crapped on’

Six reasons to visit Kazakhstan

Stretching from Tian Shan’s and Altai’s snow-capped peaks across great expanses of steppe to the Caspian Sea, Kazakhstan has much to offer.

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Africa

The Virungas

Author Philip Briggs describes the spectacular chain of volcanic cones that border Uganda, Rwanda and DRC.

Dead goat polo

Tajikistan’s national sport buz kashi is a popular and brutal game, famously known as dead goat polo.

Activities along the Via Dinarica

From caving to kayaking and hiking to biking, this brand new Baltic hiking route has plenty of adrenalin-pumping pursuits to inspire any outdoor enthusiast.