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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

TRAVEL

TRAVEL

Sean Sheehan We all know that travel is supposed to broaden the mind but our reliance on the internet is helping to undermine an old...

By Sean Sheehan This Easter marked the centenary of Ireland’s Easter Rising, a brief but bloody period in the Irish struggle for independence. It...

Some pairs of places resonate with a familiar ring -- Singapore and Bangkok, London and Paris – but not so with Fukuoka and Okinawa:...

By Sean Sheehan The term psychogeography sounds like it might describe a state of mental derangement but a French writer, Guy Debord, came up...

By Sean Sheehan Kenya can be just too much – crowded national parks, safari schedules, bumpy jeep rides, bucket loads of other people’s...

By Sean Sheehan Come in, admit it, you’re not really sure exactly where Taiwan is. We’ve all heard about the country – Asus laptops,...

Sean Sheehan The journey, from London at least, is a cinch: an eight-hour night flight to Nairobi and within 45 minutes you’re stepping through a...

All flights in and out of New Zealand were temporarily stopped earlier, after the country's air traffic control system failed. It took two hours for...

--Sean Sheehan It’s a long way from amazing when you first arrive. Schiphol is just another overcrowded airport with the personality of concrete, surrounded by...

  Cuban connection From the faded charm of Havana to the beaches of Caya Coco and the rural idyll of the Pinar del Rio, the...