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  • A Very Brief History of Iceland

    When most people think of Iceland they think of Vikings, but the first discovery of the isolated country is thought to have been made by the Greek explorer, Pytheas, in 325 BC. On his…

    April 24, 2016
  • Dream Travels in Miniature

    There’s a strange belief that’s ubiquitous in most travel blogs, and that’s the sense that if you’re not selling all of your possessions and going travelling for a year or more then you’re not…

    April 20, 2016
  • 10 Female Travel Icons

    In my last article I argued that travelling as a woman is a feminist act, because If men can travel more easily than women in many parts of the world, then inequality in free…

    March 23, 2016
  • Female Travel and Feminism

    So, I am a feminist and feminism is not a dirty word. Feminism just means equality. It means undoing thousands of years of oppression that hasn’t, contrary to popular belief, simply ended in the West.…

    March 10, 2016
  • A Very Brief History of Delhi

    India’s capital is a city that began its life shrouded in myth and barrelled its way through history, alternately raised up by wealth, and brought low by invasions and war. The city’s early history…

    March 9, 2016
  • A Day in the Park: London Edition

    If you think of London then you think of skyscrapers, expensive drinks, Big Ben, the Tube, the West End, The Queen, and the city’s collective inability to look a stranger in the eye. Well, I do,…

    February 29, 2016
  • A Very Brief History of Rajasthan

    Formerly known as Rajputana, Rajasthan is the largest state in India and is often known as The Land of the Kings, because of its extensive history as one of the earliest seats of Indian…

    February 25, 2016
  • Six London Theatre Budget Hacks

    London is expensive. Theatre is expensive. Mash the two together and the archetype of the struggling thespian suddenly starts to extend to the audience as well. Now, theatre is one of my many loves and…

    February 24, 2016
  • 10 Places to Discover Steel City Creativity

    Sheffield is the steel city. It’s famed for its cutlery, steel work and industry; its Yorkshire spirit; Henderson’s Relish; and being the only city where Sean Bean’s family run a Fish and Chip shop.…

    February 17, 2016