Voodoo Festival, Benin

Voodoo Festival, Benin

The annual Voodoo Festival held across Benin on 10th January is a spectacle of religion, mysticism and animal sacrifice. View Post
Zhangye Danxia Geopark, China

Zhangye Danxia Geopark, China

Ribbons of reds, oranges and yellows slice through the rock, to create a rainbow vista contained only by the contours of the jagged mountain … View Post
Turpan, on the Silk Road, China

Turpan, on the Silk Road, China

Stark and arid, there are few water courses to sustain life. Following the Silk Road east from Ürümqi, I was still skirting the … View Post
Embers of Shimla, India

Embers of Shimla, India

A walk down The Mall Road in Shimla is to walk back in time to the colonial era opulence of the British Raj. View Post
Golden Temple, Amritsar

Golden Temple, Amritsar

"Next door was the kitchen where cauldrons the size of hot tubs simmered vegetarian curries and dhaals, stirred by spoons the size of spades. " View Post
Wagah Border Closing Ceremony

Wagah Border Closing Ceremony

Every night, the flag lowering ceremony at the Wagah border post is a flamboyantly patriotic affair between India and Pakistan. View Post
Crossing the Wagah Border

Crossing the Wagah Border

Crossing the Wagah Border demystified and set out foot step by foot step. View Post
Video: Night Train from Kashgar

Video: Night Train from Kashgar

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
Karakoram Highway

Karakoram Highway

Traversing the Karakoram Highway, navigating the snow capped peaks... View Post
Air Astana – Flight KC 942 Review

Air Astana – Flight KC 942 Review

Don't be fooled, Air Astana might just be your new, economical air bridge to Asia. View Post