Sep 27

Napoleon’s Last Stand: the tiny Ile d’Aix near La Rochelle

By Abi King | Western Europe

Napoleon is remembered for a great many things. Conquering most of Europe, for example. Overthrowing the king and proclaiming himself Emperor of France. Losing in spectacular historical fashion at the Battle of Waterloo and centuries later providing ample material for a hit song from a band of four from Sweden. He’s also the owner of […]

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Aug 01

Things to do in Pembrokeshire, Wales: Puffins, Cocktails and the Smallest Cathedral in the Land

By Abi King | Western Europe

Things to do in PembrokeshireTwinkling on the west of Wales, Pembrokeshire combines wild rugged nature, lurching puffins and druid-y outposts with gourmet food and some luxe accommodation. Perhaps the best known part of Wales, here is our inside guide to things to do in Pembrokeshire. Quick Navigation: Things to do in Pembrokeshire Things to do […]

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May 31

Bogyoke Aung San Market & Around in Yangon, Myanmar

By Abi King | Food , South Asia

Bogyoke Aung San Market Sunlight shifts over gold, silver and sapphires in the ordered, sheltered aisles of the covered Bogyoke Aung San Market in Yangon/Rangoon. Fabric folds and hand carved fans scent the air with jasmine, bringing a sense of quiet and relative wealth to the covered Scott’s Market area. But that’s not the only around. Just […]

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