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Germany retains top spot in list of world’s most powerful passports

German travellers carry the world’s most powerful passports, while Britain, which shared top billing for three years, has now fallen to number four, below the USA. With visa-free access to 176 countries, Germany tops the annual travel freedom ranking, despite losing visa-free admission to one country. Sweden retains its second place with…







Peasant food in the provinces: Pasta and meatballs

Peasant food in the provinces: Bring on the meatballs Here we were last night sitting on the sofa staring at the idiot box and wondering what on earth to make for dinner. My partner, since she met me, has been ruined forever. The Philippine staples, things like the ubiquitous Adobo…


Five most tolerant Southeast Asian countries for gay travellers

Many gay people assume that South East Asia isn’t a friendly destination for travellers of their sexuality, but they couldn’t be more wrong. While some countries, such as Malaysia, Brunei and parts of Indonesia are notorious for their lack of tolerance, most other places are entirely relaxed. Here, avid traveller…