Celebrating a lively holiday in a charming old town.
I’m back: Hello Singapore
How I fell in love with a city that I never really wanted to visit.
Witnessing the African Renaissance in Dakar
Tensions rise and streets liven ahead of the biggest holiday of the year, all under the gaze of an ominous megalith.
A tourist in Tehran
Visiting the city whose vibrancy overcomes even the most enduring of stereotypes.
Trekking the Annapurna Circuit in winter Part 1: Besi Sahar to Dhikur Pokhari
The start of an epic journey through roof of the world.
Destination Nordkapp: the European Hitchhiking Championship 2018
How hitchhiking in a race to the northernmost point in Europe turned out to be the journey of a lifetime.
Guangzhou is the cyberpunk megalopolis at the centre of the global tech boom
How our obsession with electronics transformed southern China.
New Year’s Eve in Hong Kong
An iconic skyline set upon a jagged harbourside is the perfect backdrop to ring in the new year.
The cult of personality at the end of the world
Supposedly hostile locals, inhospitable terrain, heavy militarisation and incredible natural wonders all characterise the Danakil Depression.
The Tigray Churches are the most beautiful confluence of culture, nature, history and adventure
From rock climbing cliff faces to drinking home brew with a Kalashnikov-wielding monk, visiting the Tigray churches was the most incredible adventure I’ve been on.