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An Adventurer’s Guide to Beasties – Will O The Wisp

November 12, 2011

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There’s no reason why we can’t bring a little science into proceedings you guys. I know it’s been a couple weeks since we spoke, but I have been busy. Ferreting away, me. We’ve spent a lot of time preparing ourselves for the creatures that totally do exist, and though not a second of that was wasted, [...]

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The embarrassment of cultural blunders

September 29, 2011

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There is one thing of which many a traveller falls foul. Whether you’re on a luxury weekend city break, or on a year-long expedition along the road less travelled through sparsely populated corners of the world – it’s not knowing when you might accidentally insult somebody. For all you know, scratching your nose the wrong way, [...]

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An Adventurer’s Guide to Beasties

September 8, 2011

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There are monsters everywhere. Read this if you want to live.

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Weird things to do in Japan

August 2, 2011

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It is common knowledge that the land of the rising sun is also the land of some of the weirdest stuff in the world. If you are heading over to Japan, you must make time to see some of the quirky attractions the country has to offer. Here are some of our highlights.

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New World Heritage sites for UNESCO

July 18, 2011

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{EAV_BLOG_VER:0f58af84845fceca} As the modern answer to the Seven Wonders of the World, UNESCO’s World Heritage programme has been a longterm force for conservation for both natural and cultural sites around the world. Recently, twenty-five new sites joined those already listed, bringing the total to 936 properties. Some of the highlights from the newbies are: 1. [...]

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