Published by The Independent on July 31, 2020. Click here for original. Despite the post-pandemic measures, North Wales retains its charm, finds Joey Tyson. A group of drinkers huddle under a temporary marquee outside The Unicorn pub, sheltering from the driving rain. It’s the first weekend since lockdown began that Wales is open to tourists, and, in true British … Continue reading Why tourists should head back to Wales for their next staycation – The Independent
Published by The Guardian on June 29, 2020. Click here for original. Badru Kyewalyanga’s home-produced cooking devices use less wood and mean villagers are breathing cleaner air. People are “constantly cutting down trees”, says Badru Kyewalyanga, as he squelches his bare feet into a thick paste of mud in Mukono, central Uganda. “But they have nowhere … Continue reading Cooking up a solution to Uganda’s deforestation crisis with mud stoves – The Guardian
Published by Culture Trip on April 20, 2020. Click here for original. Culture Trip talks to the world’s most talented chefs about the cities that inspire them and the sights, smells and sensations that drive their approach to food. Darren Teoh, head chef at the first Malaysian restaurant to appear on the Asia’s 50 Best … Continue reading Interview with Dewakan’s Darren Teoh – Culture Trip
Published by Culture Trip on March 26, 2020. Click here for original. Not a knife or fork in sight, chilli for breakfast and a mild obsession with raw meat, this Culture Trip guide takes a look at the foundational and most celebrated dishes of Ethiopian cuisine. Traditional Ethiopian cuisine is as distinctive as the country … Continue reading A guide to Ethiopian food – Culture Trip
Published by Travel Weekly on August 21, 2019. Click to read original. Joey Tyson seeks out Majorca’s authentic side on an off-season escape without the crowds. Miguel cuts the engine a few metres from Far d’Alcanada, a tiny islet just off the coast of Alcudia. An old lighthouse peeks out over a copse of low … Continue reading Off-season escapes in Majorca – Travel Weekly
Published by LoveExploring.com on March 20, 2020. Click here for original. A labyrinth of sprawling souks, intricately tiled mosques and sand-blasted medieval walls, Fez is a rare window into the middle ages. An important cultural centre since the 11th century, the city’s enormous UNESCO-heritage medina is one of Morocco’s most atmospheric and chaotic. Spend your days … Continue reading A long weekend in Fez, Morocco – LoveExploring.com
Published by Suitcase Magazine on February 11, 2020. Click here for original. By Joey TysonVisiting the country’s Orthodox Christian churches carved into cliff faces soaring more than 2,000m above sea level is an epiphanic experience – even for a non-believer. Feet bare, belly pressed against a slab of rock, I inch my way along the … Continue reading Touching the heavens in Tigray, Ethiopia – Suitcase Magazine
Published by Culture Trip on February 18, 2020. Click to read original. By Joey Tyson In Harar, a medieval walled city in eastern Ethiopia, 500km (311mi) away from the capital Addis Ababa, humans and hyenas have developed an unusual co-dependent relationship that’s been centuries in the making. In a dark field on the outskirts of … Continue reading The Hyena Man of Harar – Culture Trip
Published by Culture Trip on January 16, 2020. Click here for original. By Joey Tyson Since opening in 2016, Addis Fine Art has gone from being the first white space gallery in Ethiopia, to an internationally recognised art house. Its goal is simple: give Ethiopian and diaspora artists a platform to showcase their works … Continue reading The Gallery Leading Ethiopia’s International Art Revolution – Culture Trip
Published by Adventure.com on October 23, 2019. Click here for original. This year marks 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall. Joey Tyson heads underground and discovers remarkable stories of escape from East Germany. Somewhere beneath the former West Berlin, a train rumbles overhead. We’re in a disused part of the city’s U-Bahn … Continue reading Walled in: Stories of escape from East Berlin – Adventure.com
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