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The best day trips for the long weekend

Thursday September 29, 2016

It’s the long weekend! (In the eastern states, at least.) To celebrate, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite hikes and walks, to get you out in the sun.

Living in a Smuggler’s Paradise

Saturday September 24, 2016

Forget Mykonos: next time you’re in the Mediterranean, pay a visit to this shipwrecked smuggling ship.

The Russian Village Buried in Sand

Saturday September 17, 2016

Abandon all hope (and your vacuum cleaner). This Russian town’s got a sand problem that’ll bury the cleverest solution.

Did you know there’s an ancient, dried-out coastal system three hours inland from Adelaide? Our pals Left Foot Right Foot report.

Life With the Eagle Hunters

Wednesday September 07, 2016

Meet the men – and eagles – keeping Central Asia’s 4000-year-old tradition alive.

Exploring India’s Abandoned Mansions

Thursday September 01, 2016

Once home to India’s richest merchants, this desert city is now full of crumbling mansions.

British adventurer James Bowthorpe is sailing a boat made of waste 500km down the Hudson River. This short film from Tudor charts his journey. 

Gather ‘round, armchair tourists, and gaze upon the strangely shaped mountains of Montserrat, Catalonia with our walking guide from Left Foot Right Foot.

It can be hard to explain the impact travel has on the psyche. So when Alex Hotchin finished riding from Scotland to Cambodia, she let her illustrations do the talking.

Patagonia: the End of the World

Thursday July 14, 2016

Belgian photographer Jan De Roos went searching for the end of the world. What he found, in the rugged landscapes of Patagonia, didn’t disappoint.

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