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Our World: Fabrics hold rich yarns on Czech life
STEPHEN SCOURFIELD finds himself caught up in the tapestry that is Prague
Travel Story: Star to sparkle at spring string festival
WILLIAM YEOMAN finds Larry Mitchell is playing for keeps
On the Road Video: Great adventure to central Australia
The Great Central Road lives up to every element of its name. It’s a great adventure. It takes us to the centre of Australia, and the heart of WA’s inland and ancient and contemporary story. And it is, indeed, a road — a big road.
Our World: Czechs, balances make family lore
A noble line has been restored to its wealth, writes STEPHEN SCOURFIELD
The Travel Club Show : Japan for first-timers
The first-time visitor to Japan arrives with a lot of baggage, including the cultural variety. All those preconceptions we have about a place like Japan which, from a distance, can seem intense yet calm, modern yet traditional, compact yet spacious.
Maybe it's all these. Just think: Boys Love Manga and woodblock prints. Maid cafes and geisha tea houses. Anime and kabuki. Bullet trains and rickshaws. Crowded cities and serene villages. Hamburgers and sushi.
But the biggest thing confronting the first-time visitor is the unknown...
Arrivals & Departures: Metal gods of Brum Celebrated
Still gritty-edged, Birmingham is making some serious noise for Black Sabbath, finds STEVE McKENNA
TRAVEL GUIDE River cruising Europe: Turning the pages on library's treasures
STEPHEN SCOURFIELD looks inside the halls of the Strahov Monastery Library
Travel Story: Following the path of a genius
SUZANNE MORPHET sees the work and life of Leonardo da Vinci in one of Italy's most beautiful cities
Photography: Why a camera?
Over the past two weeks, MOGENS JOHANSEN has tested and given his often surprising verdicts on phone cameras and superzooms; the cutting edge of travel tech photography. Here, he returns to his roots. Framing the world with a camera is still a moment to slow down and, literally, to focus
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