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80 Senses

By Dave
On: 24th December, 2011

80 Senses: #80 - Meeting Father Christmas in Lapland

  • Finland

Deep inside the Arctic Circle in Finnish Lapland, Father Christmas spends the year listening to the wishes of children from all over the world and preparing to grant their Christmas wishes - if they've been good, mind you.

Water Buffalo Racing

By Rosie
On: 23rd December, 2011

80 Senses: #79 - Water Buffalo Racing in Bali

  • Bali

Water Buffalo Racing in Bali

By Neill
On: 23rd December, 2011

80 Senses: #78 - The Goroka Show in Papua New Guinea

  • Papua New Guinea

PNG is PDG (pretty damn good). Papua New Guinea is as close as you can get to frontier travel in this day and age. The interior of the country (the Highlands) remained completely uncharted until the 1930s when gold prospectors who had assumed the area was uninhabited due to the rugged…

By Eleanor
On: 22nd December, 2011

80 Senses #77... Walking safari guides

  • Zambia

Guide and comforter. Zambia is the birthplace of the walking safari, the ultimate way to experience Africa's wonderful wildlife.

By Rita
On: 22nd December, 2011

80 Senses: #76 - Union with Réunion

A fun Réunion. We're just back from a research trip to Réunion, and it's fab. A former French colony, this tiny Indian Ocean island is a half hour hop from the 'fly and flop' classic that is Mauritius. While her neighbour is all about immaculate beachfront hotels, Réunion is more about the…

By Rosie
On: 22nd December, 2011

80 Senses: #75 - Bess: The Ariara Island Dog

  • Philippines

Take the dog for a walk. Just like home - sort of... Welcome to the Philippines, 7,100 islands, white sand beaches and unbeatable diving. Yup, this archipelago nation is going to be big news in the coming few years. The wonderful Amanpulo has been the standout place to stay for the past few…

By Saskia
On: 21st December, 2011

80 Senses: #74 - Cotopaxi Volcano

  • Ecuador & the Galapagos

Climb the 'Neck of the Moon'... Contrary to popular belief, Ecuador is more than just a staging post for trips to the Galapagos Islands. In fact it's a mighty fine destination in its own right.

By Saskia
On: 21st December, 2011

80 Senses: #73 - Cuban Cigars

  • Cuba

Havana, Hemingway-style.

By Tom
On: 21st December, 2011

80 Senses: #72 - Experience the Seville Feria

  • Spain

No one parties like the Spaniards...

By Saskia
On: 21st December, 2011

80 Senses: #71 - Best Things To Do in Madeira

  • Portugal

Oxymoron ahoy. Extreme sports in Madeira.