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Embracing contradiction: Why we should all follow Japan’s lead

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It wasn’t until the last night, singing bad karaoke in a sticky Dotonbori bar, that I realised what had been bothering me. Japan, in all its weirdness, was starting to feel like home.

20/01/2016 / By / , , / Post a Comment
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Nepal, always: why tourism means more to the Himalayas than foreign aid

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When a quake struck Nepal on 25 April, it made global headlines. But after two months the TV crews packed up and went home. This is what happened next.

20/11/2015 / By / , , , / Post a Comment
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11 ‘facts’ that help make North Korea, North Korea

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A hugely insular, homogeneous society where immigration is almost unheard of, few tourists manage to visit North Korea, and most of those who do, get escorted on the same government-run tour of designated sights.

15/04/2013 / By / , , / Post a Comment
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10 things you didn’t know about the Giant Panda

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Here’s the lowdown on these majestic animals, so you can impress your family with your dazzling panda knowledge

07/03/2011 / By / , , , / Post a Comment