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Midwinter Minsk: Socialist Modernism in the ‘Soviet Florida’

Getting lost in the Soviet architecture of a Belarusian Winter Wonderland.

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Syrians of Metelkova: Street Art & Refugees in a Slovenian Commune

Drinking beer with the victims of ISIS at an autonomous commune in Ljubljana.

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Skopje’s ‘Colourful Revolution’: Fighting Tyranny with Street Art

A glimpse at the ridiculously photogenic revolution happening in Macedonia right this minute.

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Getting Lost in the Forests & Folklore of North Kazakhstan

Myth and misadventure on a hiking trip to Burabay National Park.

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Yaks, Monks & Nomads: A Road Trip Through the Tibetan Plateau

Visiting Buddhist monasteries in the remote grasslands of the Tibetan Amdo region.

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Tropic Blunder: Three Tales of Exotic Non-Adventure

Why the Dominican Republic, Singapore and the Bahamas are my least favourite places in the world.

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The Socialist Street Parties of Cuba, North Korea & The Former-USSR

Because no one throws a street party like the Communist Party.

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The Coral Castle: Masonic Mystery in the Sunshine State

The thousand-ton folly of a Latvian eccentric, who claimed to know the secrets of the pyramids.

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Homeless in Havana: How a Travel Disaster Showed Me the Real Cuba

Arriving in Cuba alone, with no money and no plan, was more fun than you might expect.

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On Smoking Weed in North Korea

How I ended up getting stoned with an officer from the DPRK’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Chollima Speed: Taking a Ride on North Korea’s Pyongyang Metro

North Korea’s Pyongyang Metro is the world’s most secretive subway. This report visits 5 metro s

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The Ancient Capital: Kaesong, North Korea

Kaesong is the ancient capital of the Koryo Dynasty, and one of North Korea’s most popular cultura

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Systo Palty: Russia’s Baltic Rave Circus

Systo Palty is an annual trance & world music festival held near Saint Petersburg.

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The Bohemian Blog

The Bohemian Blog is an alternative travel journal, dedicated to exploring the bizarre, the macabre and other secret wonders of the world.

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Darmon Richter

Darmon Richter is a travel writer, tour guide and researcher, with a particular interest in ideological architecture.

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