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Monday, April 22, 2019

Encounters on an Indian train

Whisky trickles down the crack between the bed and the carriage wall and anoints my sleeping bag liner. I express irritation with a deliberately...

The Lust of Colombia

 I did have preconceptions. My head was swimming with images of Shakira and gyrating bottoms, of Pablo Escobar’s face encircled by mounds of cocaine,...

36 hours in Madrid

Day 1 11 am - As soon as you arrive in Madrid, head for Mallorca en Madrid at Calle de la Cruz de Sur. This...

Straight from the field: ghost stories from AnthroSoc

As I sit writing this, it’s Thursday 30 October, and I’ve just returned from AnthroSoc’s event, Tales From the Field: Halloween Edition, in Sallie’s...

36 hours in Denver

As a born and bred Coloradan, the first question I get asked, after the obvious yet somewhat suspicious “so you’ve done pot?” is always “you must be a...

Join the Leaders! Summer camp jobs in America

“Don’t worry about your injury Megan, I’ve informed the Scottish National Defense and they are sending you a haggis THIS big.” A 10-year-old American...

Tu Vuo’ Fa L’Italiano

Authenticity seems to be a major concern in some Italian restaurants. Their menus, though usually in English, are suffused with superflous italian phrases, a...

In Pursuit of Peace

Last year, I worked in Israel with one of the country’s leading left-wing pressure groups; Peace Now. I spent August working between their offices...

Travelling to Tuscany on a budget

“P.S…are you going on Ryanair? If so, good luck…” These were the words of comfort I received from the Features Editor before I set off...

Facets of Fife

Spring break is coming up and a lot of plans have been made for the well-deserved time off to visit family and friends back...