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Van Gogh to Amsterdam

I recently visited the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, and was deeply moved by the artist as a person. The museum let us travel...
Taj Mahal, wikipedia.org, Dhirad

Oh, the places you should go

A new year always brings the promise of fresh and exciting experiences. In 2017, my new year's resolution, in relation to travelling, is to...

The history of Santa

We all love Santa Claus. That bright red suit, his typically round belly and his bag of toys make children and adults alike smile....
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India’s leaders vow to drain black market

Mr Modi’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party came into power in 2014, vowing to eradicate billions of dollars of black market money from India’s financial...
illustration by Emily Mildren

Please view responsibly

There is no doubt that art is incredibly powerful. It inspires intense emotions in its audience and can be tremendously moving. The bursts of feeling...
Photo: St Michael’s Church Calais Jungle, Wikimedia, Liam-stoopdice

The plight of the Calais jungle inhabitants

The last residents of the sprawling migrant camp on the French side of the English Channel have been evacuated. Approximately 291 women and children...