Drinking and Dancing in Kurdistan: 48 Hours in Suli

Drinking and Dancing in Kurdistan: 48 Hours in Suli

Matt Owen despaired of finding any fun in this little visited country, until a last-minute meeting with some high-living English teachers.
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Looking for Lenin: An American Dream

Looking for Lenin: An American Dream

Darren and Jo travelled all over America in search of some of the world’s most unexpected statues of the legendary Russian revolutionary.
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On the Piste:  Introducing Masik Pass, the DPRK’s Luxury Ski Resort

On the Piste: Introducing Masik Pass, the DPRK’s Luxury Ski Resort

After reading about what was dubbed ‘the world’s weirdest ski resort, Mathew Martin packed his duffle coat and bobble-hat to hit the slopes in North Korea.
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The Kangbashi Mosque: A Minimalist Landmark in a Ghost City

The Kangbashi Mosque: A Minimalist Landmark in a Ghost City

In the ghost city of Ordos, Hélène Veilleux finds beauty in simplicity at the brand new (and empty) mosque.
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From Dusk ’til Dawn on Hua Shan

From Dusk ’til Dawn on Hua Shan

Aaron Sloan takes us on a thrilling (and rather dangerous) trip up one of China's sacred mountains in the middle of the night.
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The School of Hard Knocks: Prison Fights and Ladyboys in Chiang Mai

The School of Hard Knocks: Prison Fights and Ladyboys in Chiang Mai

Tijmen Kivit squares up to the world of Muay Thai boxing, and discovers that for some fighters it can be the pathway to freedom.
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Feeding the Hyenas of Harar, Ethiopia

Feeding the Hyenas of Harar, Ethiopia

Jonny Blair found pure magic within the walls of this ancient Ethiopian city, and some unusual dinner guests outside the gates.
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Brief Encounters on the Mean Streets of Manila

Brief Encounters on the Mean Streets of Manila

Phil Hockings lets his curiosity lead him to a little visited part of the world’s most densely populated city .
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Living the Dream in the ‘Big Dead Place’

Living the Dream in the ‘Big Dead Place’

Alex Hardy didn't hesitate when he had the chance to explore the frozen world of Antarctica.
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If You Build It, They Will Come: The Story of Kangbashi, Ordos

If You Build It, They Will Come: The Story of Kangbashi, Ordos

Damon Richter teamed up with Young Pioneer Tour’s Gareth Johnson to explore the sprawling Inner Mongolian metropolis of Ordos, a city that has everything — except inhabitants.
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