Editorial: Around the world

illustration tourist riding snail

Slow motion
For an article on slow travel

 

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Up and away
Travel literature and guide books

 

illustration woman pushing luggage trolley with toothbrush

Bare essentials
The best ways of travelling light

 

illustration cricket bat and baseball cap

Yankees
The history (and demise) of cricket in America

 

illustration Russian doll with artists and police

Russian doll
Despite strict societal control, the Moscow arts scene is vibrant

 

illustration man in German folk dress with clown nose

Teutonic clowning
About German humour

 

illustration man in robot suit

Cyborg
The author visits a robot manufacturing plant in Japan

 

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African admin
European expats in Africa trying to impose their standards

 

illustration empty cement mixer in African landscape

Deserted
For an article on an abandoned resort building project in Uganda

 

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Cuddly
“Hyggelig” – the Danish concept of coziness

 

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Coffee time
About a lively café in Baghdad which continues despite bombings

 

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Gliding through
Are motorcades in the U.S. better or worse than in other countries?

 

illustration Napoleon riding on a horse skeleton

Bonaparte’s steed
For an article on the skeleton of Napoleon’s horse Marengo