London dweller with a penchant for the remoter destinations that the world has to offer. Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute and always on the look out for an unusual tribal festival!
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“If you have not visited Lahore, you have not yet been born.” View Post An experience of a lifetime, taking the epic overnight train journey from Kashgar, high in the Karakoram mountains, to follow the ancient Silk Road. View Post Traversing the Karakoram Highway, navigating the snow capped peaks... View Post Don't be fooled, Air Astana might just be your new, economical air bridge to Asia. View Post Idyllic England, cycling the historic honey-stoned villages of the Cotswolds View Post Florence is a city of gastronomy but you must bring one vital ingredient yourself: time, with which to savor it. View Post Italian tradition of Scoppio del Carro is as curious as it is long lived, dating back 500 years. View Post From Central London to the French Alps, overnight by train. What's not to love? View Post A myriad of costumes and theatrics, the final day of the Nguon Festival is an immersive theatre of tribal symbolism. View Post Descending through the jungle on day three was a befittingly slow and challenging farewell to "Mongo ma Ndemi." View Post Ascending to the peak of Mount Cameroon, the highest in West Africa, is a journey of will power. View Post Day one, hiking up Mount Cameroon is steep going, rewarded with breathtaking views. View Post If ever the splendour of a place is proportional to the difficulty in getting there, the Togean Islands must be atop the list. View Post Celebrating death, the Torajan way... View Post In Tana Toraja, the biggest day of your life is the leaving of it. Time for a party... View Post The proud product of centuries of Bugis history, the finished pinisi sets sail to make her own. View Post Garuda Indonesia's new direct flight from London to Jakarta follows the well trodden Spice Route. View Post Travel provides fresh perspectives. Sometimes they comes from unwanted and uncomfortable quarters. View Post Kish Island is like Iran flirting with you. View Post Just when you think you know it all... View Post