Bangkok – a city nearly impossible to map

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(Written by Elisa Mala for the Huffington post  , published on the 14-1-2013) BANGKOK (AP) — Navigating the streets of Bangkok can challenge even the most seasoned of travelers. Roads wind into each… Continue reading

Removing humans out of the equation – Automated restaurants in China

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These two images caught my attention recently: They may not be news to you but if you haven´t already come across them on the net, they were taken in a restaurant in the northeastern… Continue reading

El vell Cadaqués, Girona, de la ma del Sr Manel Rahola, de 86 anys d´edat

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Us recomano que llegiu el blog d´el Sr Rahola, on ens ilustra els fets esdevinguts al 1937 durant la trágica guerra civil que van viure les nostres families. Als 87 anys encara té… Continue reading

Reliving old Peranakaan moments – Singapore, Melaka and Penang

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Very often we try to erase our past because it simply does not fit with our present. We take an unexpected turn and we force every moment we leave behind into oblivion. I… Continue reading

Mid-week No-mad quote

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“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in… Continue reading

Rakiura/Stewart Island, the Southern land of Glowing Skies

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Accustomed as we are to hear people raving, and deservedly so,  about the unforgettable experience that is to watch the Aurora Borealis in some of the high latitude regions of the Northern Hemisphere, we… Continue reading

Camping, not your cup of tea? Think twice – Australia´s ¨glamping¨ destinations

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This article has been written by Scott Podmore and Maureen Doyle and published in News.com.au. No-mad has reproduced and modified it and included  additional locations and images. ABOUT a decade ago, Paul Stewart, front… Continue reading

A case of positive ¨anti-establishmentarianism¨ – Newtown, Sydney

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Saturday afternoon surprise visit to Newtown, the now colourful and eclectic inner city Sydney suburb. I wasn´t expecting to find myself navigating through its lanes and  diverse population and  most of all, I… Continue reading

A performance this little girl cannot forget – Mercat de la Boquería, Barcelona

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I was only little but overwhelmed with excitement when my dad woke me up at 2 am to take me to his tiny little office in the Boquería market in the Ramblas, Barcelona… Continue reading

Lindis Pass – Tolkien´s Great East Road

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First, its humility. Nestled amongst some of the most stunning sceenery in the world, you approach the Lindis Pass´ hills thinking they are merely the half way point between wine destination Cromwell and… Continue reading