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Markets, mandarins and figuring out the seasons: a (food) tour of Europe

Jean McBain writes: Andrew and I decided to spend our first year of married life travelling in Europe. Something we’ve always looked for in our travels is interesting food experiences and over the last ten months we’ve certainly had some memorable meals, both for good reasons and bad (one word: airports). Sometimes self-catering means you […]

Trials and tribulations of a trainee tour guide

Former Busabout tour leader Ben Oliver writes: My body screams for sleep, my mind is a scattered mess and I’m well past the point of breathing without my eyes closing of their own accord.┬áIn a never-ending effort to stay conscious, I pinch my leg — harder this time — sending a bolt of adrenaline through […]