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Workaway: farming in Ecuador

Posted by on Sep 30, 2014 in Home, Inspiration, Notes | 0 comments

The sky begins to lighten around 6.30am in the morning. Or that’s when I wake, at any rate. Getting up early here in Ecuador, at the farm where I’m working in return for bed and board, is a rewarding...

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Why travel is a human rights issue

Posted by on Oct 16, 2013 in Home, Hot topics, Notes | 0 comments

Most travel writing is unashamedly escapist. And in many ways, this makes sense – when you’re away from your day-to-day life (whether on a short holiday or a longer trip), there’s a certain amount...

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Some progress on orphanage volunteering

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Home, Hot topics, Notes | 0 comments

A while ago, I mentioned orphanage volunteering as part of a piece on...

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Out of London: the Lea Valley Towpath

Posted by on Jul 30, 2013 in Home, Inspiration, Notes | 0 comments

It was the funny noise coming from my wheel that did it. Click click click. It...

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The power of crowds: open-source maps for travel

Posted by on May 21, 2013 in Home, Inspiration, Notes | 0 comments

Every traveller knows the value of a good map. But these days, it’s not...

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