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[20 Feb 2010 | Comments Off ]
You Can’t Beat It

Jonathan Burton bloody loves Cornwall…

At the beginning of last year I remember reading several articles suggesting holidays at home rather than abroad on account of the recession. Now that we have, for the time being, crawled our way out of the longest and deepest recession since the Second World War, we are being told that we can once again venture abroad…

[16 Sep 2009 | 4 Comments ]
Confessions of a Whitehouse Intern

Joanna Crew spent two months in Washington DC doing an internship in Congress. This is the first installment of her experiences in the land of the free…

The United States of America – home of the supersize meal, breeders of the Bible Belt, and of course, the Leaders of the Free World. Who doesn’t love America? It’s all bigger, faster, brighter, cheaper, and if all else fails, at least you can shoot something. All this I was told to expect as I left for a two month internship in Washington D.C., with a Congressman from Illinois. I had an awful feeling I wouldn’t…

[30 Apr 2008 | Comments Off ]

Chris Jefferies blows off some reading-week steam in Krakow…

[20 Feb 2008 | Comments Off ]

Just days before Katrina strikes, Siddharth Khajuria explores the night of New Orleans…

[17 Jan 2008 | Comments Off ]

Peter Singlehurst is swept away by the authentic face of Morocco on display in the ancient city of Fès…

[25 Nov 2007 | 2 Comments ]

Bruce Chatwin is on Magnus Taylor’s mind as he considers a couple of his favourite travel books…

[19 Nov 2007 | Comments Off ]

Peter Singlehurst travels to Timbuktu and wonders if there is more to it than just a name…

[17 Sep 2007 | Comments Off ]

Chloë Fussell spends a week getting to know the people of one of the most remote regions on earth…

[28 Aug 2007 | Comments Off ]

Chloë Fussell leaves China’s Tibetan region via the world’s highest railway…

[8 Jun 2007 | Comments Off ]

Scared of the big wide world? Pip Bennett tells d21 how he survived and shamelessly plugs his website at the same time…

[2 May 2007 | Comments Off ]

Even ‘Top Gear’ would be proud of Peter Singlehurst’s adventure through the mountain roads of Kyrgyzstan…

[21 Apr 2007 | Comments Off ]

Does Venice deserve to be saved? Zaki Moosa is unsure…

[12 Mar 2007 | Comments Off ]

James Farha visits a deserted Beirut and wonders where Lebanon goes from here…

[22 Feb 2007 | Comments Off ]

Ruth Sherlock and Pat Scanlon take us through their jailbreaking adventure to New York…

[17 Feb 2007 | Comments Off ]

Jess Moss shares her DUCK Week experience with durham21