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Why tourists should head back to Wales for their next staycation – The Independent

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

Cooking up a solution to Uganda’s deforestation crisis with mud stoves – The Guardian

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

A long weekend in Fez, Morocco – LoveExploring.com

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

Touching the heavens in Tigray, Ethiopia – Suitcase Magazine

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

The Gallery Leading Ethiopia’s International Art Revolution – 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

Walled in: Stories of escape from East Berlin – Adventure.com

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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