January 25, 2013
This week the world’s spotlight was on Washington D.C., to watch the second inauguration of President Obama. Freelance journalist — and former local — Robert Baird dishes on the best secret spots in the Capital.
January 18, 2013
K Johnson rode through treacherous mountains in Georgia, with constant mini-avalanches and rain pouring down, in search of the town of Vardzia.
December 13, 2012
Traveller K Johnson takes a winding mountain road to the east of Piranshahr in Pakistan and attempts to cross the border into Iraq, but all does not go to plan…
December 6, 2012
Former tour guide Carla Pratt figured it took a lot to rattle her when travelling. But a simple bus trip in Albania was enough to make her question all her travel skills.
November 30, 2012
It’s such a cliché to say a city is “sprawling”, but sometimes, it’s the only word. And when it comes to Wuhan, China, home of 10 million people and a whole lot of smog, sprawling seems appropriate, says Alexandra Patrikios.
November 9, 2012
William Jackson was determined to try a bag of Taiwan’s famous stinky tofu -- but it smelt like he’d just slurped down a load from a baby’s nappy.
October 19, 2012
Crimea is a beach holiday destination for many from the former USSR, but it’s the site of a former nuclear power plant that most captured K Johnson’s attention -- and frustration.
October 5, 2012
The bridge between the city of Rezina and the city of Ribnita is eerily silent. It is no man’s land, existing between the Republic of Moldova and the breakaway republic of Transnistria, writes traveller K Johnson.