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Stories to inspire your upcoming trips
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8 April, 2018
Nimbin: return to the 70s
Active communes, caravans decorated with the peace symbol and psychedelic t-shirts, all in the wilderness. We travel in time, to Nimbin, the last hippie paradise.
12 March, 2018
Austin, the rebellious daughter of Texas
It defines itself as “a mixture of an educated air with a touch of Texas bravado”. Austin goes against the current…and is proud of it.
1 March, 2018
India, ashes to ashes and dust to dust
The Holi Festival held in the Braj region, in the land of Krishna, gathers Hindus and non-believers together to welcome the spring. It is a day when everybody is equal and bonfires are lit to symbolise the triumph of good over evil.
4 February, 2018
Fremantle, festival capital of Australia
The home city of Bon Scott, the lead vocalist of AC/DC, is a prime magnet for music, art and gastronomy lovers.
23 December, 2017
Towns of books
Prophecies that the e-book would spell the end of the printed word are far from being fulfilled. The electronic boom has slowed down and traditional books are finding kilometres of space for themselves. The world's 'Book Towns' are making their presence felt.
12 July, 2017
Rock festivals for all the family
How about taking your children with you whenever you want to go to a music festival? It’s no longer as crazy as it sounds. Let’s go on a tour of ‘kid-friendly’ festivals.
7 July, 2017
The definitive guide for newbie festivalgoers
The festival season really hots up from July onwards. And so you don't get caught out, we bring you this basic festival survival guide. Good luck and good vibes!
23 June, 2017
Canada invites you to its birthday party
Follow the line of red chairs by starting off in the country's national parks and discover all that Canada has to offer on the 150th anniversary of its constitution as a federal state.
6 March, 2017
Festivals to nurture the spirit
Sometimes the body (and especially the spirit) cries out for a different kind of festival. For a time when music blaring out at full volume is replaced by the sound of your own breathing.
7 November, 2016
Pirates, caimans and other tales
Its beaches tell stories of pirate crews and treasures, and once a year, its streets are filled with black flags displaying the skull and crossbones. Welcome to the Cayman Islands, pirate territory.