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Cambodia – a history of violence

The air clung to us like a second skin as the sun beat down on the concrete courtyard, the shade of a few trees providing scant relief from Cambodia’s relentless heat. Hundreds of people wander through this haunted place, but no one speaks – it’s deathly quiet save for the…

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VIDEO: Hiking the Great Wall of China

After a short but steep climb up a forested valley, the Great Wall suddenly appears through bare, ghostly trees, untouched since the end of the Ming Dynasty in 1644. We take our first steps onto its crumbling surface and cautiously make our way towards the first view point. It truly…

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The Best Time to Visit Cartagena

Sure, Cartagena flaunts its fabled Caribbean beaches and colonial architecture all year round, but it’s so much more than that… During special events the city exudes a magnetic energy that threatens to suck you in and never let go.    So if you’re looking to turn a good holiday into an…

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Beer & Brewing, Travel

Something good is brewing in Sabie …

South Africa’s craft revolution finally came to the Kruger Lowveld when Sabie Brewing Company opened its doors on 28 November 2014, an establishment that has since become a main attraction in the mountainous mining town. Sabie is located in the centre of the popular Panorama Route, a winding road that…

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Tips for surviving Donington’s Download Festival

Ah, Download – that festival where people from around the world come together on the undulating grounds of Donington Park, forgetting any political, cultural or personal differences they may have to celebrate the glorious tenets of metal as one. Download 2013 marked my first international metal festival, and damn did…

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