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The route less traveled – Discovering the Netherlands

BY MATTHEW BEATTIE Issue 3 – March 2019   From its wild North Sea coastline, to the cultural and architectural delights of its historic cities, the Netherlands – or Holland as it is often known – is a land of waterways, contrasts and surprises. The Dutch have history to thank for tourists’ confusion about the…

Riding the rails in search of Australia’s mining past

BY MATTHEW BEATTIE Issue 2 – September 2018   The Indian Pacific railroad is a 2,704 mile (4,352 kilometer) ribbon of steel between Perth on Australia’s west coast and Sydney in the east. Second only to the Trans-Siberian in length, it takes in three states and passes through some of Australia’s most spectacular – and…

Norway – safari through Europe’s unspoiled wilderness

BY MATTHEW BEATTIE Issue 1 – February 2018   From glaciers and snow-capped mountains to the northern lights and the midnight sun, Norway is a stage for some of nature’s greatest spectacles. Its pristine landscape, coastline and islands are sanctuaries for some of Europe’s most exceptional – and toothiest – wildlife. Rugged mountains look down…