This month: Travel and writing – all the way from Marco Polo’s mediaeval forays to Cathay through to Iain M. Banks’s voyages into the universe of the Culture.
A rather fanciful and far-fetched article on the BBC website gets Dave wondering whatever’s happened to their quality control.
From his vantage point in Turkey, Jack Scott ponders the perennial question of where Asia ends and Europe begins!
This month: Taxi! A look at licensed cabs around the world, their drivers, and some of the stuff they get up to.
There is no doubt that a city instantly becomes more appealing when a friend or relative moves there. Why wouldn’t it? Free accommodation with a built-in tour guide and a possible airport pick-up to boot. But what’s the best way to handle the scores of eager holiday makers arriving on your doorstep ready to sample your hospitality at Hotel Gratis? Susie Hogg gives us some advice.
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