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  • Greyfriars Bobby, Edinburgh

    Edinburgh: Split personalities

    On the corner of Candlemaker Row sits ‘Greyfriars Bobby’ — which sounds like the start of a fairytale in itself. Bobby was a Skye terrier who lingered around his master’s… Read More»

  • Haiti - voodoo offerings

    Haiti: Voodoo rock ’n’ roots

    It’s Thursday night at heritage hotel, the Hotel Oloffson. About 50 locals are jostling to see through a hatch from the bar area, while others attempt to gyrate between tables… Read More»

  • Berlin Wall Memorial at the German Bundestag

    Berlin: 25 years on

    Less, it’s often said, is more. That certainly strikes me as being true of the visual and emotional impact of the Berlin Wall Memorial. Nineteen original segments of the infamous,… Read More»

  • Abseiling from the ArcelorMittal Orbit

    London: Abseiling the Orbit

    The Orbit has taken off. Two years after The Games, Anish Kapoor’s giant Olympic Park sculpture has finally lived up to its looks. Read More»

  • Sedona, Arizona

    Arizona: Hiking at a vortex

    Pick up any map of Sedona and chances are it’ll have four strange symbols dotted across it. Most don’t even have a key to what the little spirals represent, while… Read More»

 

Greyfriars Bobby, Edinburgh

United Kingdom

Edinburgh: Split personalities

On the corner of Candlemaker Row sits ‘Greyfriars Bobby’ —… Read More»

Haiti - voodoo offerings

Haiti

Haiti: Voodoo rock ’n’ roots

It’s Thursday night at heritage hotel, the Hotel Oloffson. About… Read More»

Berlin Wall Memorial at the German Bundestag

Germany

Berlin: 25 years on

Less, it’s often said, is more. That certainly strikes me… Read More»

Abseiling from the ArcelorMittal Orbit

United Kingdom

London: Abseiling the Orbit

The Orbit has taken off. Two years after The Games,… Read More»

Sedona, Arizona

USA

Arizona: Hiking at a vortex

Pick up any map of Sedona and chances are it’ll… Read More»

The Knockmore Ceili Band performs in Sligo

Ireland

Sligo: The Fleadh

I had good intentions. I picked up my Fleadh 2014… Read More»

Shinkansen, Mt Fuji

Japan

Japan: The Shinkansen's 50th anniversary

I’m being winked at by a bus. This shuttle, transporting… Read More»

San Thome Basilica, Chennai

India

Chennai: Sunny afternoon

It’s summer in South India and the temperature gauge on… Read More»

Wasatch Brewery

USA

Utah: The microbrewery boom

The booze stock-up in Las Vegas was deemed a necessity… Read More»

Toga Øl & Vinstue

Denmark

Copenhagen: The bodega scene

“Have you noticed no one’s drinking pints?” my companion, Chris,… Read More»