From porticoes to spas - from Italy to China! The best new UNESCO World Heritage Sites for the cultural traveller.
Real Adventure: the Trans-Mongolian Train 1999
What's 6 days on the Trans-Mongolian railway really like and how I ended up naked in some Russian's compartment.
Travel was NOT better before the internet! A tourist in Moscow, Russia ’99.
Key ladies and breakfast tickets? People forget how difficult it was before you had the world on your phone. It gave problems you would never imagine today!
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Teenager & Grandmother in the City of Tsars: St. Petersburg, Russia!
St. Petersburg is the city of the tsars, of golden domes, of imperial palaces, but also the scene for some drastic and violent events.
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Discover the Dark Side of St. Petersburg, Russia
The student Raskolnikov does not share your enthusiasm for St. Petersburg.
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The embalmed communist leader tour
Yes, this is strange! I have been to see the embalmed bodies of 3 communist leaders: Mao, Lenin and Ho Chi Minh. Red tourism, it’s called.