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SOS: Save our soil

Lately, much has been made of the food produced to sustain human life on this planet, and rightly so. Because beneath every hotly debated cloven-hoof and shaft of grain is a body bigger than all the people, plants and animals put together — and it’s dying. The soil as an ecosystem The soil seems fairly […]

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Ubud: Raw power

Like so much of modern Bali, Ubud’s charm is a carefully manicured one. Beguiling global visitors in their droves, the cultural capital of this tiny emerald isle has spent the past decade and a half courting a wellness movement. Holy pilgrims joined by devotees of holistic enlightenment; achieved, in part, through a cleansing of the […]

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Staggering New Zealand strolls

Grandeur. It lures us to mountainsides and puts us in the belly of the deepest snaking valleys. And logistics aside — it’s the ultimate Antipodean long-haul — New Zealand has some of the grandest walking trails on Earth. “Tramping” is a matter of Kiwi national pride.  NZ has nine Great Walks and hundreds of not-quite-so-great, […]

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Goan health food havens

India hasn’t always had the best rep when it comes to clean eating. Those richly ghee’d curries and delectable, oil-steeped, breads sitting heavy in our stomachs. However, with the same mindfulness that underpins the Motherland’s second biggest export — yoga — Goa now indulges our desire for gastronomical well being. In the far south of […]

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Past the previous furthest point

  Biting January air and the thick sky should feel oppressive. There should be a sense of needing to get back to warmth and comfort. To lamps and cups of tea, shit TV and dinners in the oven. But the cold feels sympathetic. One foot in front of the other, into the mist. Keep moving […]

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